Steep hip roof, brick or stone siding, sometimes a covered front porch—these are some of the hallmarks of Acadian style, a typically Southern style that is sweeping the country. With all if its good looks and modern features, there is no reason for you not to consider it!
Remember when the Modern house, with its simplistic, geometrical design stuck out like a sore thumb in neighborhoods with traditionally designed homes? Those years are long gone as the style has gone mainstream and more homeowners are going for the benefits of a Modern house plan.
Do you think of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” or maybe Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon when somewhere refers to cottage homes? Yes, a cottage is a small and cozy dwelling. However, today’s cottages offer much more. Designers and architects are now creating cottage homes that offer the feel of plenty of space as well as the features you would expect in the most modern styles of homes.
Say goodbye to crowded streets and uninspired views, and take a break from the sounds and sights of city living. Pack your bags and get ready for the magic of mountain living and its endless lake views, rolling hills, spectacular sunsets, and warm fireplaces.
From Cape Cod to Ranch—and a lot more in between—there are many design terms and styles that you need to wade through on your way to finding the house plan that’s right for you and your family. We examine seven of the most popular architectural styles in America.
All families need to have a place to call home but military families need a home away from home where they can stay while a loved one is receiving treatment. Fisher House Foundation makes sure these families have that place, with 64 comfortable residences across the country, five of which we spotlight for their reflection of local architectural style.