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.
Petra: highlight not just of Jordan but of the entire Middle East; sublime and mysterious city; incomparable jewel of ancient architecture. Petra was once an important stop on a Roman trading route, but was only assimilated into the empire in 106 AD. Until then it had been a stronghold of the Nabataen Arab kingdom, whose knowledge of Greek architectural styles is reflected in their astonishing cliff-bound monuments. Today Petra is a UNESCO- World Heritage site.
One of the prettiest spots in Maine is Bug Light Park in South Portlandoverlooking Portland Harbor with stunning views of the city skyline. The centerpiece of the park is this little gem, built in 1875 in a beautiful Greek architectural style. At only 26 feet tall, the Portland Breakwater Light is affectionately called "Bug" Photo By Benjamin Williamson
The Architect, or Practical House Carpenter (1830) by Asher Benjamin The superbly illustrated and detailed handbook that popularized the use of classic Greek architectural style in America in the early and middle 1800s. 271 illustrations.