An extensive article explaining the different types of houses by building type. Includes single-family, condo, co-op, apartment, townhome, manor, barndominium, yurt, carriage house, McMansion, tiny home, mobile home, manufactured home, castle, manor, villa, chateau and more. Photos for each type of house.
There are 2 ways to categorizing the different types of houses.
In other words, when people search for “types of houses”, some are looking for the different architectural styles while others are looking for the different types of residential building structures.
For home architectural styles, go here.
For residential building structures and homes, see below.
What’s the difference?
Architectural styles dictate the style in which the home is built. There are many such styles, usually based on some era or geographical location. Examples include Cape Cod, Mediterranean, Mid-Century Modern, Georgian, Ranch etc.
Types of building structures, in my mind, more accurately reflects the “types of houses” phrase and