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31 07, 2017

Medieval houses – Europe

By |2019-09-03T09:13:07-07:00July 31st, 2017|Architecture, Medieval|0 Comments

Colleta di Castelbianco, Italy Medieval European houses Houses in the Middle Ages were different from Roman houses in several ways. One important change was that more people lived in small villages for safety, instead of in farmhouses on their own land. Roman houses Northern European houses History of houses Medieval architecture All our medieval Europe [...]

30 07, 2017

Half-timbered houses – medieval architecture

By |2019-08-02T00:06:41-07:00July 30th, 2017|Architecture, Medieval|0 Comments

Medieval European houses Half-timbered houses in Toulouse, France In the Middle Ages, many people in northern Europe (northern France, Germany, and England) built their houses in this half-timbered way. This was because wood for building was expensive. Most people couldn't afford to build their whole house out of wood. What is plaster? Roman houses [...]