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Rancher Home Design Benefits

Rancher Bungalows offer the best home design layout for the mobility challenged with all living space located on the main ground floor level. This is of great benefit to those buyers looking for a home easier to live in should they use a walker, motorized cart, wheelchair or simply have difficulty navigating stairs.


 About Rancher Bungalow Homes

The Rancher Bungalow is a North American home style/type, but it has its roots in India. In the province of Bengal, single-family homes were called bangla or bangala. British colonists adapted these one-story thatch-roofed huts to use as summer homes. The space-efficient floor plan of bungalow homes may have also been inspired by army tents and rural English cottages. The idea was to cluster the kitchen, dining area, bedrooms, and bathroom around a central living area.


The first American home to be called a Bungalow was designed in 1879 by William Gibbons Preston. Built at Monument Beach on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the two-story home had the informal air of resort architecture. However, this home was much larger and more elaborate than the homes we think of when we use the term Bungalow.

 

Two California architects, Charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Greene, are often credited with inspiring America to build Bungalows. Their most famous project was the huge Craftsman style Gamble home (1909) in Pasadena, California. However, the Green brothers also published more modest Bungalow home plans in many magazines and home plan books.

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Metal Arts Guild of Vancouver Island


I am a big fan of the artisan community which is abundant on Vancouver Island. 
My hobby is metalsmithing,  but I love anything to do with creativity and artistry. 
There is a lot of talent here and its always a great experience to go to the 
markets or the great local retail shops.

 

I am a founding member and corporate sponsor of the Metal Arts Guild of Vancouver Island. 

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and I would be happy to answer any of your questions.


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