Cool house

s00jep- housing- unfinished example

  • 410

    anglo saxons

    anglo saxons
    Anglo Saxons followed on from the romans, although some roman buildings were kept / re used they had a very different style to thier own building. the common people (and even some of the rich) built rectangular wooden homes with peaked thatched roofs, and usually only one room inside. they also built 'halls'- really long/ big buildings for feasts and celebrations/ important people
  • Period: to

    plastered houses

    exposed brickwork was very unfashionable and even brick houses were plastered over to fit in (if the owner could afford it!)
  • the First tearraced housing

    the First tearraced housing
    The first terraces were not built for the poor but taken front the fashion forward french (paris to be exact).
    The houses were quite large and lovely, but had uniform fronts and shared walls. The picture shows Grosvenor square, one off the earlieast terraces in Britain
  • Period: to

    brick work becomes the 'norm'

    Exposed bricks became popular again, and during the industrial revolution of the 1800's many brick buildings were made (quick and easy to use they were the best choice)
  • victorian terraced housing

    victorian terraced housing
    as the industrial revolution brought more people to cities and the population grew, terraced housing wasdeveloped. Houses were cheap to put up (as they were joined together they needed less walls and less pipes etc) and they needed less space.
    They were small, and had no gardens. They also tended to be crowded together and full (with large families living in them).
    Some factory owners even built terraced housing near the factory for workers to live in.
  • Tower blocks

    Tower blocks
    Park hill infoTower blocks were seen as the ultimate problem to the crowded Tearraced housing. Villages in the sky. Modern, clean and safe. these were often social housing (i.e. council houses).
    Park hill in sheffield was one of the first of these in the early 60's and today is a listed building (protected by law)
    unfortunately they soon became areas of extreme deprivation and many have been torn down
  • Romans

    the romans invaded in AD 43.
    they brought a complex way of building, with multi- roomed villas for the rick. bathrooms, mosaic floors, heating and tiled roofs were all new innovations (unfortunately when they left, most of this went with them)
  • Period: to

    wattle and daub

    Watle and daub info wattle and daub was used for around 3000 years (1500 BC) if not longer. It consists of making a loose open frame (the wattle) and covering it in a mixture of mud, straw and even manure as a type of plaster. this then dried solid. in Tudor times these buildings were then often painted white, with the timbers stained brown.
  • eco homes

    eco homes
    now adays new homes are usually built to be as eco- firendly as possible using modern technology. they use little power for heat, electricity etc, and make use of waste (composting) they also use as little water as possible. materials are often recycled. this is a response to global warming and the resources of the earth becoming scarce