Top 10 Architectural Memes in Home Design
Meme (/ˈmiːm/ meem) noun – An idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture. (Wikipedia)
Designing a home is often a proposition of multiple choice among iconic expressions. Architects will not typically divulge this fact, but most have a penchant for stylistic fetishes. Professional photography tends to amplify these beautiful iconic moments.
 The Single Gable
You’ve been drawing houses this way your whole life, it’s the classic homage to the traditional home. Who said post-modernism is dead?
 The Village House
Wouldn’t it be super fun to make your own super house out of multiple super cute houses?
 The Open Cube
Ever since Philip Johnson’s Glass House. . . Exhibitionists rejoice!
 The Closed Cube
Who needs a lot of windows anyway? I like boxes!!
 The Floating Cube
What if we lifted the box? Try defying gravity with these lofty volumes.
 Big Eaves
I. LOVE. ROOF.
 Curb Appeal
F$#% the neighbors.
 Chaos House
Don’t settle on just one of your ideas, incorporate them all!
 Boundary Condition
Does architecture make the landscape, or does landscape make the architecture?
 The Curved Brow
Ok, so triangles and boxes are trite. . . let’s curve it!