American Shelter (1981)

The Indians
Earth Lodge (300)
Pueblo (700)
Pole and Thatch (800)
Tipi (1200)
Longhouse (1400)
Wigwam (1600)
Hogan (1750)
Plank House (1800)

The Settlers
Spanish Cottage (1580)
English Cottage (1623)
Medieval (1635)
Log Cabin (1638)
Stone Ender (1640)
Dutch Colonial (1650)
Cross House (1750)
Jacobean (1655)
Garrison House (1660)
Saltbox (1670)
German Colonial (1675)
Southern Colonial (1680)
New England Farmhouse (1690)
Plantation Colonial (1700)
Cape Cod (1720)
French Colonial (1720)
Georgian (1720)
Federal (1765)
Jeffersonian Classicism (1770)
Adam (1800)
Regency (1815)
Greek Revival (1820)
Spanish Colonial (1825)
Shaker (1830)
Egyptian Revival (1835)
Monterey (1835)
Shacks and Shanties (1840)
Early Gothic Revival (1840)
Cottage (1845)
Carpenter Gothic (1850)
Steamboat Gothic (1855)
Italian Villa (1855)
Swiss Cottage (1855)
Italianate (1855)
Octagon (1860)
False Front (1860)
Renaissance Revival (1860)
Stick (1865)
Second Empire (1870)
High Victorian Gothic (1875)
Queen Anne (1880)
Eastlake (1880)
Richardsonian Romanesque (1885)
Norman (1885)
Shingle (1885)
Baled Hay and Sod (1890)
Chateauesque (1890)
Georgian Revival (1895)
Mission (1895)
Tudor (1900)
Classic Revival (1905)
Craftsmen (1905)
Wrightian (1905)
Bungalow (1910)
Bay Region (1910, 1930, 1960)
Prairie (1915)
Pueblo Revival (1920)
Colonial Revival (1925)
Fantasy (1925)
Spanish Colonial Revival (1925)
Period (1930)
International (1930)
Art Moderne (1935)
Northwestern (1945)
Rammed Earth (1945)
Quonset Hut (1945)
Mobile Home (1950)
California Ranch (1950)
Meisian (1950)
Prefabricated (1950)
High Tech (1955)
Roof Architecture (1955)
A-Frame (1955)
Contractor Modern (1955)
Neocolonial (1955)
Split Level (1960)
Converted Train Car (1960)
Pole House (1960)
Brutalism (1960)
Free Form (1965)
Geodesic Dome (1970)
Modular (1970)
Silo and Yurt (1970)
Floating House (1970)
New Shingle (1970)
International Revival (1970)
Inflatable (1975)
Passive Solar (1975)
Active Solar (1975)
Earth Sheltered (1975)
Post Modern (1978)
Deconstruction (1988)
Neomodern (1990)
Everyday and the Ordinary (1992)
Space (2000)

Glossary
adobe
aggregate
applique
arcading
arch
asbestos shingles
ashlar
atrium
balloon frame
balustrade
bar joist
bar joists
bargeboard
Baroque
batten
battered
battlement
Bauhaus
board and batten
bracket
breezeway
broken pediment
cantilever
capital
cladding
clapboard
Classical
colonnade
column
coping
cornice
crenelation
cresting
cupola
dentils
dormer
earth berm
eaves
elevation
entablature
facade
factory sash
fanlight
fascia board
finial
flashing
flue
frame
frond
frost line
gable
galerie
galvanized sheet metal
geodesic
gingerbread
girt
glazed brick
half-timber
header
icosahedron
indigenous
jamb
jambs
joist
laminated wood beam
lath
lean-to
lightweight concrete
lintel
loggia
masonry
module
mullion
niche
order
outshot
overhead door
palisade
parapet
pediment
pendant
pent roof
piazza
pier
pilaster
pinnacle
pit sawn
pitch
platform frame construction
plinth
polychromy
polygonal
portico
post and beam construction
purlin
quoin
rafter
retaining wall
ridge pole
rigid insulation
roof
roof decking
roof ridge
sash
segmented arch
sheathing
shell structure
shingle
sill plate
silo
sod
stepped gable
stoop
stucco
stud
styrofoam
tar paper
tension ring
thatch
thermal
thermosiphon
thermostat
tie beam
top plate
totem pole
tracery
transom
trellis
trombe wall
truss
turret
veranda
vernacular
vertices
vestibule
viga
wattle and daub
window
wrought iron

Sources Cited
Walker, Lester. American Shelter. Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, Peter Mayer Publishers, Inc., 1996.