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Santa Fe style (also known as Pueblo Revival style) is a regional architectural style of the Southwestern United States, which draws its inspiration from traditional Pueblo architecture and the Spanish missions in New Mexico. The style developed at the beginning of the 20th century and reached its greatest popularity in the 1920s and 1930s, however, it's still commonly used for new buildings to this day. Pueblo style architecture is most prevalent in the state of New Mexico.
Pueblo style architecture is inspired by traditional Pueblo Indian structures which have been around since 750 A.D. The Pueblo style we know today was brought to life around the turn of the 20th century in Arizona and New Mexico. It has more of a Spanish influence and is known as Pueblo Revival. The sleek and simple design of Pueblo style homes continues to be very popular in the Southwest due to their very thick walls that keep the heat out and maintain a cool temperature inside.
Other features of Pueblo style architecture include flat or sloping roofs with parapets, traditional materials like adobe that create smooth and earthy-tone walls, enclosed courtyards or patios, oversized rustic wood features like doors, porches, and ceiling beams, rounded exterior features, and square windows.