KnowĹ Your Elements
• Pitched-roof entry portico: The front structure of the home that contains the front door (entry portico), which has a sloped, A-line roof design. This curved and elongated roof is also called a cat-slide roof.
• Shake siding: Siding made from pieces of wood cut from a log, which are stacked in rows on top of each other.
• Corbel: Projections jutting out from the walls that support the structures above them (in this case, the gable roofline and window boxes).