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EUROPEAN

The European Eclectic is inspired by the full spectrum of Western European architectural tradition. Architectural characteristics common to this diverse style include shallow roof overhangs, well defined chimneys, recessed entry porch, and vertically oriented windows.

Massing

  • Symmetrical or Asymmetrical
  • Vertical proportions
  • Centrally located recessed entries
  • 2– story

Roof

  • Varied pitches, 5:12-14:12
  • Varied form, gable or hip
  • Steep pitches for Tudor and French
    Provincial; Shallow pitches for Italian
    Renaissance and Spanish Colonial

Materials

  • Stucco, brick, and stone exteriors
  • Wood or stone details
  • Muted paint colors
  • Metal railings for Italian Renaissance
    and Spanish Colonial

Details

  • Window in gable ends
  • Half-timbering for Tudor
  • Quoins for French Provincial
  • Shutters are common

Porch

  • Centrally located in massing
  • Subtracted from primary massing
  • Stone entry surrounds

Windows and Doors

  • Vertically proportioned, single or paired
  • Simple moulding profiles
  • Divided-lite windows (grids)
  • Accent windows
  • Solid entry doors
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