Dating english houses
I think the result is spectacular, and the slate roof is the perfect touch for this timeless house.I had the privilege of a private tour of this house by Rodolfo himself (at the tail end of construction), and it is as beautiful on the inside as it is on the outside.This house still speaks to me…the windows, chimneys, palladian windows – all elements that I find to be quite beautiful. Working on a home from scratch, somehow I knew that I wanted to go more French in style.Perhaps more accurately, a home that combines some aspects of the Georgian that I love, but which is inspired by French architecture but does not slavishly emulate it.So is this charming new house, also designed by Stan Dixon.
I love the symmetry and order of a classic Georgian house.
(Photo Credit: Rodolfo Castro) does not note why the owners or the architect chose painted brick, I think it is beautiful and charming and does lend a sense of age to the home.
Image via Beautiful Homes, photography by Michael Partenio.
In some ways, what I like seems to combine aspects of both French design with perhaps a little English influence. However, what struck me even more was Stefan’s description: the house (designed by Paul Cret, a French architect), was built between a Louis XV house and a Georgian style house.
The house in this picture was meant to compliment the French house on one side, but make an easy transition to the Georgian house on the other side.This beautiful new Georgian home in the Brookhaven area of Atlanta, also designed by Stan Dixon, is painted brick.