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Contemporary home plans are designed around light and space. They have design elements that include asymmetrical shapes, flat or shed roofs, open and airy floor plans, often with large overhangs. Plans have clean, simple lines with lots of glass and minimal decorative features. Refined contemporary house designs offer rising ceilings and a simplicity of design that works well individuals and families.

Contemporary or Modern house plans are a complete shift from all traditional designs. Many of these floor plans echo designs from architects of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s.

Since the 1950’s, contemporary architecture has become a favorite for many architects. Architects such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Phillip Johnson, and Moshe Safdie have advanced modern home design.

Many styles of Contemporary home plans make use of industrial or modern building materials for both interior and exterior finishes. Glass, vinyl, and metal are used extensively throughout the home.

The concept of modernism is a central theme in contemporary home plans for 20th century modern architecture. For those that want to make a clean break from traditional designs of the past, Contemporary house plans are perfect for those that want to adopt true modern style.

Browse Popular Contemporary Home Plans

Albany II
3 2.5 1658 sqft
The Albany offers a den to the classic three bedroom, two bath ranch. Lots of kitchen storage with the pantry...
Bayshore II
3 2.5 1495 sqft
Addison II
3 2.0 1271 sqft
Gordon
3 2.0 1256 sqft
With classic architectural detailing and ample living space, the Gordon home combines modern efficiency with timeless style. The inviting foyer...
Oak Ridge
2 2.0 1105 sqft
Bellmeade
4 3.5 2420 sqft
Maximize your living space, your views and your options with the uncompromising design of the Bellmeade. You’ll appreciate coming home...
Allister
3 2.0 1771 sqft
At 32 feet wide, the large rooms in the Allister make this floor plan ideal for families. Plenty of room...
Carlisle II
4 2.5 2736 sqft
Sullivan
3 2.0 1719 sqft
In the spacious Sullivan home, you’ll find room for everything – most importantly, your imagination. The four bedrooms (three downstairs,...
Kea
3 2.5 2123 sqft
Canyon View
2 2.5 1512 sqft
Barclay
1 1.5 1315 sqft
Two words capture the Barclay design: just right. Its 3 bedrooms and 3 baths are situated for maximum convenience and...
Garrison
4 2.5 2168 sqft
Canyon View
3 3.0 1699 sqft
Hayward
3 2.0 1651 sqft
For entertaining or just relaxing, the Hayward has the layout you’ve been looking for. Host dinner guests in the dining...