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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

Abilene
3 2.0 1547 sqft
This home is perfect for the busy family as the open kitchen area can be the command center. The kitchen...
Acacia
4 2.5 2200 sqft
This Country Style home is perfect for entertaining your friends or family gatherings. You have the back of the home...
Addison
3 2.0 1271 sqft
This home is a perfect home for your family. It has all the living spaces in the center for the...
Afton Villa
4 3.0 2760 sqft
If you’re ready for a home with awesome style that raises the bar, consider the Afton Villa plan. It’s a...
Albany
3 2.0 1658 sqft
This plan lives bigger than its 1658 square feet with its many extras. All three bedrooms have walk in closets....
Alden
3 2.0 1547 sqft
The Ranch Style home is still the most popular plan on the market. With this open floor plan and the...
Alder – A
3 2.0 1438 sqft
Alder – B
3 2.0 1964 sqft
Allister
3 2.0 1771 sqft
The Allister as great curb appeal with its double gabled roof and covered porch. The kitchen as a raised bar...
Alpine
2 1.0 1210 sqft
This home is very light and airy feeling with its trapezoid windows. The deck (on site by others) is right...
Andrews
3 2.0 1547 sqft
This plan is great for families that always have a gathering spot or command center. The kitchen, dining and great...
Apple
3 2.0 1483 sqft
Asbury
3 2.0 1898 sqft
Ash
3 2.0 1328 sqft
Ashford
3 2.0 1381 sqft