A Guide to Home Architectural Styles | Suntrust Properties Inc.

How does your future home look like? Learn about some famous architectural styles here so you can envision what your next home would be.

After considering all the serious stuff in buying a home, such as working budget, legal paperwork, and your needs list, you can now focus on the fun part: your aesthetic preferences. Before you go on a tour around homes, it’s good to have an idea of the style you want your space to have. With so many options out there, it’s overwhelming to settle on one when you don’t know what you want in the beginning.

Trusted property development company Suntrust Properties, Inc. (SPI), for one, has a wide range of subdivisions and condo villages that vary in terms of architectural designs. If you want your home hunting to be less stressful, be familiar with different home styles. Here are some of the most popular ones in the country:


Perfect for: starting families who have a certain taste for elegance

San Francisco Heights

In a nutshell, this style has luxurious elements: sprawling facade, stucco exterior walls, arched windows and doorways, and wrought-iron balconies, fences, and gates. The neighborhood of Suntrust San Francisco Heights in Calamba, Laguna, which spans over 23 hectares, boasts of Mediterranean homes. It has six model houses: Scarlett, Serena, Sabrina, Savannah, Farah, and Francine.

Scarlett features a lot and floor area of 110 square meters and 72.50 sqm, respectively. Perfect for families, it has three bedrooms and two baths. Serena offers the largest floor area as it measures 83 square meters, with four bedrooms and two baths. Choosing among these Suntrust houses and lots, you can have an elegant Mediterranean-styled home without breaking the bank.

Modern Asian

Perfect for: young professionals who are into minimalism

Suntrust Shanata

Simplicity is at the core of this architectural style. From clean lines and solid forms to nature touches and glass features, every element in this kind of home reflects the beauty of simplicity. Suntrust Shanata, a condo village in Novaliches, Quezon City, carries this kind of architectural theme. The simplicity of its build brings relaxation to dwellers, even as it offers various recreational amenities.


When you move here, you can enjoy using the swimming pool, sunbathing deck, clubhouse, fitness gym and gazebo area. Inside this exclusive community, you can easily forget that you’re in the middle of a busy city because of its relaxing ambiance and resort-style amenities.

The units in this Suntrust condominium come with different sizes and layouts. The studio unit has a floor area of 27 square meters, while the two-bedroom has 35 square meters. The three-bedroom offers 52 square meters.

Classic Italian

Perfect for: growing families who prefer traditional aesthetics

Suntrust Verona

Italian architecture features concepts of formal design: symmetry and order. When you look at the famous ancient Roman churches, you’ll find columns, domes, and arches, elements that follow classical perspective on aesthetics. The good news is, you can have a piece of Italy right here in your native land. One neighborhood you should check out is Siena Hills, another Suntrust development.


The community boasts eight house models of elegant and timeless architecture. These includes the bungalow Angelica, which has a 67-sqm floor area and three bedrooms and two baths,  Amadea, with 179 sqm floor area complete with four bedrooms and three baths, and Micaella, which has a 178-sqm floor area and features four bedrooms and four baths, providing enough space for a big family. If you’re looking for the perfect place to raise kids, consider these Suntrust homes in Lipa, Batangas.


Perfect for: cosmopolitan homeowners

Suntrust Capitol Plaza

By the name, you’d probably guess that this refers to the architecture now. You’re right. In fact, contemporary has no clear definition, as it features all present-day building styles. Nonetheless, some of the key elements you'll find in this house style are curved lines, asymmetrical shapes, large windows, and green materials, such as green roofs.

One Suntrust development that embodies contemporary architecture is Suntrust Capitol Plaza. This condominium is 33 storeys high, making it one of the tallest residential buildings in Quezon City. Here, you’ll find a wide range of unit options that cater to different needs, from a 27-sqm studio unit perfect for the on-the-go professional to a 200-sqm two-storey unit ideal for growing families who want to experience the city's comforts.

Equipped with cosmopolitan conveniences, it features a swimming pool, jacuzzi, sunbathing lounge, function rooms, gym, aerobics room, massage room, sauna, and viewing deck. This Suntrust condominium is the place to be for modern homeowners.

What kind of style are you looking for in a home? Are you settled yet? Choose among the popular house styles showcased by Suntrust Properties, Inc.’s range of properties.

As seen on https://www.lamudi.com.ph/journal/guide-home-architectural-styles/

August 26, 2020