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The craftsman
Volume XXX, Number 2 (May 1916)

Four Craftsman houses,   pp. 225-228 PDF (3.1 MB)


Page 226


     For those who wish to build a bungalow home, with all the rooms on the
ground floor
close to the garden, and plenty of sheltered porch space for outdoor living,
this bungalow,
No. 130, would be particularly suitable. While in general layout and design
the building
suggests a Southern or Western environment and climate, it is so strongly
constructed as
to be available for our Central and Eastern States, where homebuilders are
coming to
look upon this style of architecture as a practical means of getting the
utmost outdoor life
during the warm months of the year.
     Naturally this bungalow will be at its best in the country or in some
open suburban
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den, among low-roofed buildings of a
similar character.   And if it is set
fairly high above the road level, it will
have an air of dignity that might be
lacking upon level ground.
  In order to ensure plenty of sun-
shine for the dining room, living room
and front porch, it is advisable to
build the bungalow facing south.
  The floor plan is an exceptionally
pleasant one because the two large
rooms can be thrown into one large
one and all the working parts are
closely connected, saving steps. There
are windows in every room and a
court which serves as outdoor sleeping
room.
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