SUSAN SULLY: Language of Design Blog

Feb 01, 2018
The elliptical window—a favorite of Federal era architects—mimics the shape of the eye. Witnessed from the exterior of a house, it lends a human demeanor to a house and gives it a personable expression that we can relate to. Elliptical windows are rarely placed at eye level inside a house, but this window allows one to look out from the house to the Romanesque portico of the pool house. House designed by architect Norman Askins, author of Inspire... read more