A house with white columns in the shade of the garden trees, a quiet pond that has philosophical reflections, peace and quiet or the noise and fun in the days of holidays is a Russian farmstead. The phenomenon is important not only in terms of the history of architecture, but also in the history of Russian culture and tradition.
The fashion for architectural styles (from classicism, Empire style to neoclassicism, modernity …) changed, everyday life changed, owners of estates became not only noblemen, but also merchants, at the end of the XIX century the word “dacha” began to appear like a quiet rural corner, where the urban a resident could escape from the capital’s noise and fuss in the summer.
From the very beginning the estate was considered a place where people want to settle down, build a family nest, their own corner in a big noisy world. Therefore, a characteristic feature of the manor culture and way of life is nostalgia for the past, the desire to preserve precious memories of it, which was reflected in the traditional way of life in the manor.
The idealization of the past is especially evident in architecture, in decorating the house with white ancient Greek columns, castle stones with the faces of medieval maidens and lions on the walls, arches above the windows, imitating the ruins in the garden, portraits on the walls in the interior. Decorating the house with white ancient Greek columns. All these details eventually overgrown with family legends – this is how the mythology of the manor life goes on, always accompanying the preservation and transfer to the descendants of family history.
In addition, the architect has always carefully considered the location and surrounding area: the manor should harmoniously fit into nature, do not leave a sense of alienity. The same purpose was served by the decoration of the facade of the main house of the estate: the architectural elements on the facade should be in special harmony, because the facade is not only the face of the house, it is a peculiar business card of its owner, reflecting its social status and individuality.
That is why in pre-revolutionary Russia there were no two identical homesteads. Customers always very seriously approached the issue of creating a project of their future estate: they turned to the best architect of their time, thoroughly worked on the facade project, as a result of which we can now admire the creations of their thoughts. architectural style of Russian manor.
Fortunately, the tradition of creative approach to the question of decorating your house is reviving, and more and more often homeowners turn to professional architects, trusting them to create a project for the facade of their house. So, in our architectural bureau you will be offered ready-made variants of the facade decoration in the style of the Russian manor or will develop an exclusive project specially for your house.
If you want to decorate your house yourself, then in the “Anchor Decor” stucco catalogs you will find a wide range of architectural elements from reinforced expanded polystyrene, among which you will choose exactly what you need. Our consultants will help you to find your bearings in a large number of stucco items, which will also tell you about the features and advantages of this material, where professional architects and builders are increasingly choosing their choice.
Styrofoam does not create an additional load on the walls due to its lightness, it is durable and durable even in conditions of our climate. At the same time, the stucco from reinforced polystyrene foam looks stylish and beautiful, just a few decorative architectural elements will significantly improve the look of the facade of your house, create a feeling of friendly and hospitable atmosphere of Russian manor.
To achieve such an effect is not difficult. The windows are decorated with cushions of sandricks, pilasters and moldings, above the door you can place a pediment or hang a decorative bas-relief, and on the sides arrange columns or pilasters from reinforced polystyrene foam. The staircase leading to the front door or balcony can be decorated with a balustrade. In Russian manors, farm buildings were not ignored. Houses for servants and coach houses are now irrelevant, but the designed garage will become more attractive and fit into the overall architectural ensemble.
A distinctive feature of the Russian estate has always been practicality.
The facade decoration of reinforced polystyrene foam is chosen by those homeowners, for whom the appearance of the house and the practicality of what they choose are equally important. Indeed, the facade decoration of reinforced polystyrene is both beautiful and has great dignity in the ratio of price-quality-convenience, harmoniously combining thus the charm of the atmosphere of the Russian manor and the practicality of modern life.