Contemporary Style Plans

Contemporary home plans use today's latest trends in design and architecture that pull from multiple styles, such as clean lines and contrasting textures. At Design Basics, our contemporary floor plans are available in a variety of sizes and can be customized to include all of your must-have features!

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  • Southern Colonial
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  • Tudor
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  • Contemporary
  • Various
  • Modern Farm House
  • Modern
Owner's Suite
Kitchen
Main Living Area
Garage
Rear Entry Foyer
Outdoor Living Areas
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What Is a Contemporary Style Home?

Contemporary style homes are ever changing as they reflect architecture and design trends of today. Contemporary homes are different from modern homes, although the two home styles may share some similar characteristics at times. While features and elements tend to change, this popular home style typically borrows from modern design and includes features like sharp lines, contrasting textures, and neutral color palettes.

At Design Basics, our contemporary home plans range from large estates for growing families or smaller suburban homes for those wanting to downsize. No matter what your home needs are, our floor plans come with customization options so you can build the exact home you want!

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Why Are People Choosing Contemporary Home Plans?

Many homeowners tend to choose contemporary home plans because of their sleek curb appeal and innovative features. Plus, the contemporary style allows for a good deal of customization since it's not limited to one single design style. These homes can also be built in a variety of sizes to support families and households of all sizes.

Design Basics wants to help you build your dream home, which is why we offer a wide range of contemporary home plans to choose from!

Characteristics of a Contemporary Home

Contemporary floor plans are designed with today's architecture trends in mind. Here are a few common characteristics that can be seen in contemporary homes!

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Asymmetrical Shapes

More traditional home styles focus on symmetry, but contemporary design uses asymmetrical shapes on the exterior of the home to help create interest and added curb appeal.

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Defined Windows

Contemporary homes often feature a mix of large and small windows, sometimes with sharp angles. This helps create visual interest and lets natural light into your home!

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Flexible, Open Layouts

Open layouts help the space feel larger and create better flow in between rooms. Many contemporary floor plans also provide flex spaces like a home office and entertainment room or kitchen and dining room duo.

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Outdoor Living Spaces

Contemporary style home plans also tend to have finished outdoor living spaces, making it ideal for households that love to entertain!

Contemporary Home Plan FAQs

Thinking about choosing a contemporary floor plan for your home? Learn more about this popular home style from our frequently asked questions!

What Is the Difference Between Modern & Contemporary Home Design?

While contemporary and modern home design sometime borrow features from each other, these two home styles are different. Modern home design is a specific style that became popular from the 1920s and 1950s, often featuring clean lines and minimalist style. On the other hand, contemporary home design is constantly evolving, using architectural features and trends from the 21st century.

Can Contemporary Homes Be Customized?

Yes! All of the floor plans at Design Basics can be customized to fit your specific needs and include your must-haves.

How Much Does It Cost to Build a Contemporary Style Home?

Depending on the size of floor plan you select and the features you want to include, the cost of a contemporary home can vary. We have a knowledgable team available to help you choose a home plan that fits within your budget. For more on the costs of building a home, we invite you to read Design Affects Cost – What Buyers Need To Know!

The Design Basics Difference

Design Basics has more than 35 years of experience in the home design industry. You can count on us to help you build the home of your dreams! Our friendly team is here to help answer your questions, choose a floor plan that fits your budget, and provide customization options to make your home all your own. Give us a call to get started!

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