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Modern house designs – floor plans and small house ideas

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There are floor plans for modern homes as well as ideas for small homes.

Lots of ideas for you are here!

Choose a house design, and it will change how you live in your home. If you want to build a modern house, you need to think about so many different things, like multi-purpose rooms, open-plan living, smaller house ideas, multi-story houses, and maybe even underground solutions! It doesn’t matter if you want your home to be on one of the best architecture TV shows, Grand Designs, or just to buy it off the plan. There’s a lot to think about!
From green and sustainable to barn and farmhouse to modern concrete, white and bright, and so much more, there are so many beautiful styles out there right now that you can choose from. In a world where there are so many choices, it is hard to know where to start.
My goal is to help you start your home project off on the right foot. I’ve put together 28 modern house design ideas that include everything from floor plans to tiny cottages, entry-level family homes, and more. It’s time. Let’s get in there!
There are modern floor plans for a house.
The first thing you need to do is figure out what you want and need in your house. Then, make sure you’re being honest with yourself and not getting things that you don’t need.

Three-bedroom plans with a central living area and a bedroom.

I think there is nothing better than having a central living area with bedrooms going in every direction. With a garage, bathrooms, and a terrace outside, this house looks like the dream home you’ve been looking for.

A multi-level three-bedroom home

For people who live in the city, there are so many floors that you’d be surprised if you came across a single-story house. Each bedroom is on the top floor, and there is a living room and a garage below. This example floor plan has all of the bedrooms close together.

A Single-Bedroom apartment.

With a one-bedroom apartment, you may or may not be able to play with a little space to make certain areas. Because this floor plan has both a breakfast bar and a dining table, it’s great for having friends over.
… what about style?

Contemporary family home

You should buy this house if you have many kids and want a modern house that fits your style. It comes with a lot of windows that look out over a beautiful blue pool. It’s a dream come true for both kids and adults.

Barn-style home.

With 1,878 square feet, this white timber plan has three bedrooms and a lot of space for living. The best thing about the kitchen is that it has a huge island, which makes it a great place to eat, talk, and spend time with your family and friends. Another good thing: more space in the garage!

Modern farmhouse.

The best way to make your farmhouse look modern is to change (or, in this case, paint) all of the natural wood. This will make your country house look modern right away.
You can also consider changing window treatments, adding skylights all over, fitting bi-fold doors, and installing modern fixtures in your home.

Modern Mediterranean house

It has terracotta, wood beams that show, and bright colors used in everything from the furniture to the wall color to the tiles. But it’s a look that can go out of style quickly, so what if you used a lot of white and only used a few pops of color instead of big color schemes?

Mix old and new.

Building a house doesn’t have to start over from scratch. Old bricks are mixed with a new modular design that looks great from the street. The simple, geometric addition stands apart from the brick and fits well with the rest of the design.
This is how a modern house looks.

Elevated ceiling heights.

When someone wants to build a house, natural light is one of the most important things to include. It would be a good idea to add high ceilings to your renovation to make your living space look bigger and meet the needs of open-plan living.

The idea of a waterfall.

Check out this waterfall that falls into your pool. If you want to go all out, go all out with this!


Curves are back! Besides, I’m talking about curves in architecture and interior design as well. They have been used in bathrooms, hallways, and in this living room, which is very classy and looks great.

Light, airy, and open.

People who want their rooms to look bigger should put floor-to-ceiling windows or curtains in their rooms. Also, high ceilings make it look a lot bigger.
House designs that are good for the environment.

A green house for living.

Put solar panels on your roof if you want to make less of a dent in the environment and save money on your electricity bills at the same time. It doesn’t have to look bad, but if you add it to the overall design at the start of the planning process, it can look very good.
Put solar panels on your roof if you want to make less of a dent in the environment and save money on your electricity bills at the same time. It doesn’t have to look bad, but if you add it to the overall design at the start of the planning process, it can look very good.

Go green – on the roof!

Green roofs are a big part of making homes that are more environmentally friendly. Besides being good for the environment and your home’s overall sustainability, they also improve the look of your house by making it look better. When you have a lot of space, you can make the most of it by adding flowers, herbs, or vegetables that you like. Besides, if you like to enjoy the sun, you can add a table and chairs outside.
used for building modern homes.

This is a modern concrete house.

This two-story gray house is as modern as you can get, and it looks great. You can see a lot of natural light inside because there are a lot of wide windows that let in a lot of light. The front of the house has a simple landscaped area with gravel and plants.

Wooden facade.

To make your home look more modern and fresh, you can use wooden facade cladding. The combination of wood, glass, and metal makes this home feel more like a home than a modern house.

Clean black lines.

This design keeps the home’s old-fashioned look on the outside while using modern furniture and fittings inside to bring the design into the 21st century. Natural light fills the home with skylights and sliding glass doors. The back patio is at the heart of the home.

This is a brick modern house.

A red-brick house isn’t just from the past. I love this modern twist on the red brick exterior, which looks great with the black.
Design for a box-shaped modern house.

Light and more light.

Make sure that you don’t forget about the power of natural light when you build your house. People who live in bright, open spaces that let in a lot of natural light can experience a big change in their mood. When it comes to energy efficiency and all-around comfort, the first thing you should think about is how your home looks.
You should build your house in a way that makes the most of the weather where you live. Think about where the sun is in the morning, afternoon, and evening. It’s important to think about where and how big your windows should be so that they give off enough shade. The comfort and cost of your heating and cooling can depend on this step, so don’t forget to do it.

White and bright.

This flat-roof design is the perfect home for a family. They love this house because of its bright white paint, clean lines, and well-cared-for plants.

Simple and compact.

It looks great if you’re someone who likes things to be neat and simple rather than big and fancy. This simple, two-story home is just right in terms of both looks and functionality. Minimalism and a less-is-more approach can make a big difference in a small house.

A house on a hillside.

It may seem hard to plan and build a house on a hillside, but the breathtaking views and unique features are sure to make it worth it. A split-level design, a modern exterior, glass walls, copper screens, a large pool, wooden stairs, an open-concept kitchen, and so much more could be in your new home if you build it on a hill.

Out-of-the-box house plans.

A tent house.

Glamping is something that you enjoy. Then you’ll love living in your own glamping-themed tent house. Designed to blend in with the forest around them, tent homes can be bigger than they look from the outside. They have a lot of living space and beautiful views from every room.

Compact beach house.

When you stay in this two-bedroom, 1,200-square-foot modern cottage, you’ll see sandstone walls and a flat roof. Window walls cover the side of the building that faces the beach. This makes it feel like you’re on a boat.

Geodesic dome house.

Many different designs are possible for a house like this. Because a dome home doesn’t need any inside framing, you can add or remove walls almost anywhere. You can make this house into anything you want.

Abstract modern designed home.

A little bit of everything is in here. The outside of the house looks more interesting when it has a lot of different materials like this wood-lined roof. A lot, but when you see it, it doesn’t seem that way.

Add a mural.

If you want to make your house stand out from the rest, why not add a mural by a local artist to the outside? Nothing fancy, but something that adds some color.

Contemporary monolith.

People can live on the upper level of this modern house, which also has a lot of covered parking and a lot of space for storage. The exterior has beautiful stacked stone and windows and doors that look like they belong in a business. In this house, there’s a lot of room for both storage and fun. It also has energy-saving features like spray foam insulation on the roof, foam insulation inside the walls, an on-demand water heater, and a high-efficiency air conditioner.
If you want to live in a tiny house, a green one, or a big one, there are a lot of options. It’s my hope that this post has opened your eyes to design possibilities and made you want to start working on your own home project now. Before you leave, I’d like to hear from you. Message me and tell me which design you like best.

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