Contemporary architecture which mimics American Colonial architecture.
From the French, faux, meaning false.
Alexandria, VA. has an abundance of fauxlonial architecture, as well as some truly historic buildings
adj. - used to describe any single family, free standing house built AFTER colonial times in the United States, but still having atavistic design characteristics of actual colonial houses. Somehow this style represents about 80% of current housing stock, thus representing a stagnation in architectural design for the last 232 years.
I'm so sick of looking at fauxlonial crap. I would much rather live in a modern house.
Australia is leading the world in residential design because they are not burdened with propagating fauxlomialism,