Think only Barbie can have the dream house? This is the house of Ruth Handler, the founder of Barbie, in Santa Monica, California. It was her real life dream house until her death in The facade of the beach house is painted in bubble gum pink & purple.
House in Melbourne, Australia. these old gingerbread terrace houses are common in parts of australia but almost always have white wrought-iron lace on a dark brick facade. this one is nice as they have reversed the colours.
Attached housing is not new, and it comes in many varieties. These houses included locally-quarried rock as well as bricks and timber. Soon after settlement, a quarry, timber mill and brick kiln is built to provide the materials for local housing. Today, labour is too expensive and these basic materials are now considered luxury. But there is new technology that can lower the price, and provide the beauty.
Poundbury_ALL0146 by JonathanLClarke, via Flickr Google maps: Challacombe Square / Challacombe Street, Poundbury, England, United Kingdom