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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.

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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...
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...
Alexander
3 2.0 1408 sqft
Alexander II
3 2.0 1525 sqft
Arlington I
3 2.5 2838 sqft
Ashley A
3 2.5 1624 sqft
Ashley B
3 2.0 1691 sqft
Ashley Cape
3 2.0 2520 sqft
Ashwood
4 3.0 2116 sqft
Our first Cape Cod design in this collection, the Ashwood, 2,116 potential finished square feet, provides 2 bedrooms on the...
Ashwood
4 3.0 2116 sqft
Our first Cape Cod design in this collection, the Ashwood, 2,116 potential finished square feet, provides 2 bedrooms on the...
Bainbridge A
3 2.5 3149 sqft
Bainbridge B
3 2.0 2838 sqft
Bayview
3 2.0 1456 sqft
The true spirit of gulf living has been built into the design of the Bayview. A larger great room and...
Brazos
3 2.0 1525 sqft
Brookdale
3 2.0 1380 sqft
This 1,380 square foot home is designed for those narrow lots everyone is faced with today. The entry door opens...