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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

Abbeville
4 2.5 3236 sqft
Abbington
3 2.0 1488 sqft
This home is great for the family just starting out or someone downsizing. It is charming on the outside and...
Abbott
3 2.0 1448 sqft
Aberdeen
3 2.0 1960 sqft
This home is an open floor plan Cape Cod style with 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms on the main...
Aberdeen
3 2.0 1960 sqft
This home is an open floor plan Cape Cod style home with 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms on the...
Aberdeen I
3 2.0 1200 sqft
Aberdeen II
3 2.0 1718 sqft
Abernathy
4 2.0 2052 sqft
Abilene
3 2.0 1547 sqft
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...
Abilene
3 2.0 1547 sqft
Abilene
3 2.0 1547 sqft
This home has an L - Shaped kitchen with an eat at island in the middle. The kitchen flows right...
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...
Acadia
3 3.5 2716 sqft
This home is great for narrow property configurations that are known in beach and large residential communities. It's very rare...
Acadia
3 3.5 2716 sqft
This home is great for narrow property configurations that are known in beach and large residential communities. It's very rare...