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« on: December 27, 2010, 09:22:14 am »

Today, many builders are choosing Neotraditional Architecture as their favorite design for their modern commercial architectural projects. You could find out the Neotraditional element in the names of many restaurants such as Applebee’s Restaurant, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, T.G.I. Friday’s, Uno Chicago Grill and so on. It is reported by experts during the building inspections Sydney builders have got done by them, that those who love traditional and modern elements now choose this architecture as their favorite design. There are many reasons why people love this design. And one such is the fact that Neotraditional architecture is fanciful. To say simply, it strives to evoke warm memories of a fairy tale past. This is the main reason behind the theme parks such as Main Street in Disney World are lined with Neotraditional buildings. They are also known by the names like Postmodern, Neoeclectic and A McMansion.
You may seek the advice of a veteran architect if you ever plan to build in the Neotraditional model. It will help you avoid faults. In a Neotraditional building, you will generally find some elements such as a complicated roof with several gables or parapets, towers, cupolas and weather vanes. Also, elements like awnings, mock shutters, and ornamental brackets are the common features of this design. Again, people love the features like half timbering, stained glass windows, Palladian windows, arched windows and round windows that make a Neotraditional building a unique one. Embossed tin ceilings and Victorian lampposts are other important elements of this type of architecture that give it a traditional touch.
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