ARCHITECTURE – Certain styles of homes seem to demand a specific type of shutter. Although we always recommend you allow your own personal preference to prevail, we’ve provided an architectural style guide below. We suggest you consult with your architect or contractor, or call our Shutter Professionals for further assistance. Our most fervent wish is that you get the shutters you love.
A Georgian cottage. In 1714 Queen Anne died without heirs, the throne was offered to the nearest Protestant relative, George of Hanover, who became George I of England. Georgian England is the name given to the period ruled by the first four British monarchs of the House of Hanover: George I, George II, George III, George IV (1714-1830). Early Georgian architecture has simplicity of form & mathematical proportions rather than the flamboyant style of previous Baroque period.
American Georgian |Public Building Types- Public Buildings include government stuctures, churches, educational structures, and traverns. After mid-century, new types, such as hospital and markets, increase.
The style was based on Italian architect Andrea Palladio's (1508-1580) interpretation of classical design principles, which were adapted by early English architects and published in pattern books for tradesmen.
Georgian Revival Architecture Georgian revival architecture's perfect symmetry stamps this home with quintessential Southern character. The brick exterior features classic architecture made more authentic by antique chimney pots and coach lamps collected over the years.
This gem on the South Downs, rescued after a major fire in 1989, houses an elegant Georgian interior with a famous Grand Tour collection. An 18th-century dolls' house with original contents, is one of the highlights.
Georgian Style Architecture Classic Georgian Style In timeless Georgian-style homes we find beautiful proportion and classic details. Learn how to recognize the features of these homes and how to update them!