Spanish Style Exterior Design

Spanish Colonial House

Many exteriors may be given added interest by even slight departures in detail from the commonplace. Interesting effects have been obtained in brick and stucco houses by the use of molded bricks for such details as the divisions between windows (mullions), or for window-sills and other horizontal courses. Molded terra-cotta, also, either unglazed or with […]

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Spanish Style Houses

Spanish Governors Palace, San Antonio, Texas

Spanish architecture possesses certain distinctive features, in both plan and detail. Image by StevenM_61 via Flickr In plan, whether of residence or public building, the patio, or open inner courtyard, is a marked characteristic. In detail the use of wrought iron work for balconies, railings and grilles is equally characteristic. There is, too, the low […]

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