Wonderful Architectural Styles for Austin Houses

09/13/2011 13:11

Austin is the capital city of the state of Texas in the United States. It is the 4th largest city in Texas and the 14th most enchanting city in the United States. As a world famous city and tourist destination, Austin boasts a lot of great amenities within the city, such as arts, music and architectures. Austin has a very flourishing real estate industry with its wide variety of architectural styles. The followings are some popular architectural styles within this charming city.

Texas Regional Architectural Style:

As one of the most complex styles in the world, the Texas regional architectural style perfectly reflects the fashionable living styles. The houses and buildings of this style appear to be very great and impressive.

Spanish style:

Houses that feature this style often come along with stone exteriors, low-pitched barrel tile roofs, exposed window beams, accent towers, as well as iron and wood facilities. You can also avail the blend of Spanish Hacienda, Tuscan, Santa Barbara and Mediterranean style in these homes.

Tuscan style:

You can find houses of this style in the Hill Country areas of Austin. There are also such buildings within the Lake Travis in the city. Just look at the name of this style and you may guess that this style may come from Tuscany, Italy. Yes! How clever you are! The distinctive characters of these homes are arched windows, tiled roofs, stucco exterior, iron railings and center courtyard.

Mediterranean style:

You may guess that the Mediterranean style houses will be located at the Mediterranean Sea countries. But here in Austin you can also find homes that feature this style. Houses of this style often have an open design along with many small balconies and other facilities.