There are number of different patterns of houses from the ancestral era. So its important to understand the difference between these house patterns. These are as follows.
- Bunglow :
It is a small house or cottage usually having a single story.
- Mansion :
It is (senseid) a large house or building, usually built for the wealthy.
- Castle :
It is a large building that is fortified and contains many defences; in previous ages often inhabited by a nobleman or king.
- Manor :
It is a landed estate.
- Villa :
It is a house, often larger and more expensive than average, in the countryside or on the coast, often used as a retreat.
- Palace :
It is official residence of a head of state or other dignitary, especially in a monarchical or imperial governmental system
A large and lavishly ornate residence.
- Flat :
It is a self-contained housing unit (a type of residential real estate) that occupies only part of a building, generally on a single storey.
in today’s world, there are some other types of flats also introduced with the number of floors occupied.
a. Duplex : in this case single flat occupied or distributed on 2 floors.
b. Triplex : in this case single flat occupied or distributed on 3 floors.
With the changing world or era, the parameters are getting change but still basic concepts are almost same.