Chapter 9 Part 1 Porte Cochere- this is a modern example. A two story building would have a porte cochere as a passage for pedestrians and things used for transportation. Merchants would typically only use them.
Classic Tudor-style homes are making a comeback. The reqs: pitched gabled roofs, large chimneys, latticed windows, black-and-white facades--and a general fairy-tale look. (Source: Philip Cheung for The Wall Street Journal)
“When an architect is truly successful doing historic work, no one would realize he was even here,” says Frank Neely. “My hope would be that folks driving by would just assume it’s a house and have no idea it is a Frank Neely.