Styles of Architecture

By: Austin Reyna and Denny Ponte

Mission Style Architecture

Buildings or homes inspired by Spanish missions.
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Characteristics

- Emphasis on Iron, tile, and wood.

- Based off of semi-circles

- Modeled off of Spanish Mission Churches

- Commonly found in California

- Spanish origin and style

- Exposed Rafters

- Arched entry and windows

- Exterior made of smooth stuco

Neoclassical Architecture

Recalling the Architectural styles of ancient Rome and Greece.
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Characteristics

- Based on Triangular shape

- Commonly has domed roof

- Symmetrical in shape

- Common architecture for government buildings

- Made with sandstone, Marble or bricks

- Can use a variety of different styles

- Commonly found along east coast of America

- Heavy Greek and Roman influence