Sunday, May 6, 2012

Half-Timbered Houses

In Half-Timbered structures the wooden framing is exposed. The spaces in-between are filled with plaster or other material. This construction technique was common during the middle ages. In modern times half-timber construction is sometimes immitated by applying a false facade.


The city of Strasbourg, France is filled with half-timbered houses. I was amazed by the bright colors.

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