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Throughout the late 1960s and into the '70s, contemporary house plans became quite popular. What is it? Contemporary house design is a combination of several styles and is often seem in multi-level homes. Some of the characteristics are:

  • Garage placement on the front of the home for cost effectiveness.
  • Shallow pitched roofs that often extend from a higher level down over the lower level.
  • Simple, clean lines that are cost effective to build but attractive.
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Throughout the late 1960s and into the '70s, contemporary house plans became quite popular. What is it? Contemporary house design is a combination of several styles and is often seem in multi-level homes. Some of the characteristics are:

  • Garage placement on the front of the home for cost effectiveness.
  • Shallow pitched roofs that often extend from a higher level down over the lower level.
  • Simple, clean lines that are cost effective to build but attractive.
  • Windows are large and sometimes trapezoidal following the roof pitch in gables.
  • Exteriors are a mix of materials, such as wood, brick, rock, siding and stucco.
  • Vertical ornamentation is in simple patterns.

Contemporary homes are still being built across the nation and have been a very popular style both in tract home developments and custom home neighborhoods. Contemporary modern is another popular design that takes this style and combines it with more modern looks and features.

If this style appeals to you, browse through our collection of contemporary floor plans below and find one that fits you and your lifestyle.

 
 
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Contemporary House Plans & Home Designs

Attractive cotemporary style house plan with simple, clean lines.

Throughout the late 1960s and into the '70s, contemporary house plans became quite popular. What is it? Contemporary house design is a combination of several styles and is often seem in multi-level homes. Some of the characteristics are:

  • Garage placement on the front of the home for cost effectiveness.
  • Shallow pitched roofs that often extend from a higher level down over the lower level.
  • Simple, clean lines that are cost effective to build but attractive.
  • Windows are large and sometimes trapezoidal following the roof pitch in gables.
  • Exteriors are a mix of materials, such as wood, brick, rock, siding and stucco.
  • Vertical ornamentation is in simple patterns.

Contemporary homes are still being built across the nation and have been a very popular style both in tract home developments and custom home neighborhoods. Contemporary modern is another popular design that takes this style and combines it with more modern looks and features.

If this style appeals to you, browse through our collection of contemporary floor plans below and find one that fits you and your lifestyle.

 
 

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Contemporary home plan (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #161-1085)
2593 Sq Ft.
From $1400.00
4 Bedrooms
1 Floor
4 .5 Bathrooms
3 Garage Bays
Front picture of this contemporary cottage (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #117-1101)
985 Sq Ft.
From $795.00
2 Bedrooms
2 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
1 Garage Bays
Contemporary home plan in computer photo-realistic rendering (House Plan #175-1134)
2684 Sq Ft.
From $1400.00
3 Bedrooms
1 Floor
3 .5 Bathrooms
2 Garage Bays
Front elevation of Modern home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #149-1837)
1439 Sq Ft.
From $990.00
2 Bedrooms
1 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Color rendering of Modern house plan 116-1015.
2459 Sq Ft.
From $1677.50
3 Bedrooms
2 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
2 Garage Bays
Photo of Contemporary Luxury Home Plan - Florida Style House Plan #107-1015
5555 Sq Ft.
From $1800.00
4 Bedrooms
2 Floor
4 .5 Bathrooms
3 Garage Bays
Main image for house plan # 20696
1329 Sq Ft.
From $375.00
3 Bedrooms
1 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
2 Garage Bays
Color rendering of Modern home plan (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #158-1306)
1282 Sq Ft.
From $730.00
3 Bedrooms
1 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
1 Garage Bays
Front elevation of Contemporary home plan (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #175-1129)
3869 Sq Ft.
From $2200.00
4 Bedrooms
1 Floor
4 .5 Bathrooms
3 Garage Bays
This is a color photo of these Contemporary House Plans.
7563 Sq Ft.
From $3050.00
4 Bedrooms
2 Floor
3 .5 Bathrooms
4 Garage Bays
Color rendering of Contemporary home plan (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #126-1853)
924 Sq Ft.
From $670.00
2 Bedrooms
2 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Main image for Prairie house plan # 153-1808
3374 Sq Ft.
From $1075.00
3 Bedrooms
2 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
3 Garage Bays
Front rendering of Contemporary home plan (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #153-2005)
4183 Sq Ft.
From $1125.00
3 Bedrooms
1 Floor
3 .5 Bathrooms
3 Garage Bays
Contemporary style home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #136-1036)
2002 Sq Ft.
From $1020.00
3 Bedrooms
1 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
2 Garage Bays
Color rendering of Modern home plan (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #116-1080)
3885 Sq Ft.
From $2648.50
4 Bedrooms
2 Floor
3 .5 Bathrooms
3 Garage Bays
Color photo of Craftsman home plan (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #161-1021)
8095 Sq Ft.
From $2600.00
4 Bedrooms
1 Floor
4 .5 Bathrooms
4 Garage Bays
116-1081 front photo
2652 Sq Ft.
From $1655.00
4 Bedrooms
1 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
2 Garage Bays
Front elevation of Modern home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #149-1886)
640 Sq Ft.
From $990.00
2 Bedrooms
1 Floor
1 .5 Bathrooms
0 Garage Bays
Front elevation of Cottage home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #158-1318)
1580 Sq Ft.
From $950.00
3 Bedrooms
2 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
1 Garage Bays
Front elevation of Contemporary home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #190-1011)
2140 Sq Ft.
From $840.00
4 Bedrooms
1 Floor
3 .5 Bathrooms
2 Garage Bays
Front elevation of Ranch home (ThePlanCollection: House Plan #108-1741)
1244 Sq Ft.
From $610.00
3 Bedrooms
1 Floor
2 .5 Bathrooms
2 Garage Bays
4 Bed
4 .5 Bath
2593 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $1400.00

2 Bed
2 .5 Bath
985 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $795.00

3 Bed
3 .5 Bath
2684 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $1400.00

2 Bed
2 .5 Bath
1439 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $990.00

3 Bed
2 .5 Bath
2459 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $1677.50

4 Bed
4 .5 Bath
5555 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $1800.00

3 Bed
2 .5 Bath
1329 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $375.00

3 Bed
2 .5 Bath
1282 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $730.00

4 Bed
4 .5 Bath
3869 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $2200.00

4 Bed
3 .5 Bath
7563 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $3050.00

2 Bed
2 .5 Bath
924 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $670.00

3 Bed
2 .5 Bath
3374 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $1075.00

3 Bed
3 .5 Bath
4183 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $1125.00

3 Bed
2 .5 Bath
2002 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $1020.00

4 Bed
3 .5 Bath
3885 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $2648.50

4 Bed
4 .5 Bath
8095 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $2600.00

4 Bed
2 .5 Bath
2652 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $1655.00

2 Bed
1 .5 Bath
640 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $990.00

3 Bed
2 .5 Bath
1580 Sq Ft.
2 Floor
From: $950.00

4 Bed
3 .5 Bath
2140 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $840.00

3 Bed
2 .5 Bath
1244 Sq Ft.
1 Floor
From: $610.00

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From the design book

5 Features to Look for in Contemporary House Plans


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Surprise! Contemporary House Plans – Often Misunderstood and Overlooked – May Be Your Next Favorite Home Style   You’ve searched through many, many house plans to find the dream home to build for your family, but you haven’t found any right for you. Modern house plans, with their industrial, stripped-down design seem too sterile. And the myriad traditional home plans you have seen, like Colonial, Victorian, and Craftsman, seem plucked out of the past, and you want something that feels current. . . .  


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