…of the 1830s, was the veranda. Beach resorts on the Atlantic Ocean, such as Cape May in New Jersey and Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., provide excellent examples of stick work, as do the opera houses and mansions of the mining boomtowns of the Wild West.
The bandeirista style house from Brazil typically has a veranda positioned to face the sunrise.
A veranda or verandah is a roofed, open-air gallery or porch, attached to the outside of a building. A veranda is often partly enclosed by a railing and frequently extends across the front and sides of the structure.
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The Creole townhouse in New Orleans, Louisiana, is also noted for its prominent use of verandas. In fact, most houses constructed in the Southern United States before the advent of air conditioning were built with a covered front porch or veranda.
Winifred Rawson tending her son on the veranda of The Hollow, near Mackay, Queensland, ~1873
References External links Wikimedia Commons has media related to Verandas. Wikisource has the text of the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica article Verandah. Archnet discussion forum on Verandah British Empire Architecture Ajay Sinha Discovers Experimentation in Ancient Indian Temple Design See more verandahs in the State Library of Queensland’s collection
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Narthex, long, narrow, enclosed porch, usually colonnaded or arcaded, crossing the entire width of a church at its entrance. The narthex is usually separated from the nave by columns or a pierced wall, and in Byzantine churches the space is divided into two parts; an exonarthex forms the outer…
In Heavy Snowfall region in Japan , especially Aomori and Niigata Prefectures, The structures are developed called Gangi-Zukuri(ja:雁木造) since Edo period. For example, The total length of Gangi in old Takada city is over 16 Kilometers.
Spanish Colonial architecture (as well as the “Mission style” revivalist version that became popular in the Western United States in the early 1900s) commonly incorporates verandas, both on the exterior of buildings and, in cases of buildings with courtyards, along the interior walls of courtyards. In some cases, homes were constructed with every room opening into a courtyard veranda, rather than interior corridors or direct connections to other rooms.
Veranda most often refers to a long porch that extends along more than one outside wall of a house and is used for outdoor activities. In some parts of the United States, however, it is used to mean any kind of porch, and in India it refers to either a long, open porch or an enclosed area in the front of the house where visitors are received.
Veranda, in architecture, most frequently, an open-walled, roofed porch attached to the exterior of a domestic structure and usually surrounded by a railing. The word came into English through the Hindi varandā, but it is related to the Spanish baranda, meaning “railing,” and thus most likely entered Hindi via Portuguese explorers of India.
Portico,, colonnaded porch or entrance to a structure, or a covered walkway supported by regularly spaced columns. Porticoes formed the entrances to ancient Greek temples. The portico is a principal feature of Greek temple architecture and thus a prominent element in Roman and all subsequent…
1 Architecture styles notable for verandas 1.1 Australia 1.2 Brazil 1.3 Japan 1.4 Poland 1.5 United States 2 See also 3 References 4 External links
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Galilee, a large porch or narthex, originally for penitents, at the west end of a church. The galilee was developed during the Gothic…
Porch, roofed structure, usually open at the sides, projecting from the face of a building and used to protect the entrance. It is also known in the United States as a veranda and is sometimes referred to as a portico.
A loggia may also serve as a porch. There is little material evidence of the…
Although the form “verandah” is correct and very common, some authorities prefer the version without an h (the Concise Oxford English Dictionary gives the h version as a variant and The Guardian Style Guide says “veranda not verandah”).
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In Poland, the word “weranda” is commonly used for the unheated roofed annex to a house, without walls or with glass walls.
The veranda has featured quite prominently in Australian vernacular architecture and first became widespread in colonial buildings during the 1850s. The Victorian Filigree architecture style is used by residential (particularly terraced houses in Australia and New Zealand) and commercial buildings (particularly hotels) across Australia and features decorative screens of wrought iron, cast iron “lace” or wood fretwork. The Queenslander is a style of residential construction in Queensland, Australia, which is adapted to subtropical climates and characterized by its large verandas.