From Dwell to HGTV, modern design gets a lot of love. But what about the cost? Architects and house designers of modern home design are now not only creative about design but also how do it and still be affordable. A modern house plan with great looks and at a price you that will fit within your budget can be done.
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.
Just as trends in interior design change from year to year, so do trends in exterior design, as people building new homes choose house plans to fit their evolving lifestyles. Here are some of the do's and don'ts - and overall trends - we've identified in modern house plans for 2016.
Every year, the National Association of Home Builders creates a house to show off new trends. The 2016 New American Home doesn’t disappoint. With its open floor plan, outdoor living spaces, and integrated automation apps, the home can be adapted whole or piece-by-piece anywhere in the country or the world.
The one-of-a-kind centerpiece of the International Builders Show - The New American Home 2017 – features net-zero energy design, accessibility, an open floor plan, a see-through fireplace, indoor-outdoor living spaces that highlight the lake, and more. Best of all, the home can be replicated anywhere – piece-by-piece or as a whole.
The main attraction of the International Builders’ Show, The New American Home 2018 is a stunning contemporary Tuscan home built on a 65,000-square-foot property just outside Orlando. The home showcases state-of-the-art building technologies, open spaces that highlight outdoor living, and spectacular views of Lake Apopka.