HOME PLAN TRENDS: Georgian Home Designs

By Charles Richardson
Georgian Home Plan - 868 The Wedgewood
Home Plan Exterior of the Wedgewood

Georgian architecture conjures up images of stately houses on vast, sweeping estates, where the privileged would mingle amid champagne, music, and starlit skies. In actuality, a Georgian home plan is simply a colonial design, albeit, it originated among wealthy New Englanders and genteel Southern land owners. The influences that make the Georgian home “stately” can be traced to the classical influences of the Italian Renaissance. The impressive facades, multi-storied composition, symmetrically aligned windows, and regal entrances were designed to create a feeling of grandeur as well as balance.

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Housing Trends – Lowcountry Home Designs

By Charles Richardson
Lowcountry Home Designs - The Palmetto House 737
The Palmetto House – Plan 737

Let’s make one thing clear from the get-go: you don’t need to reside in a coastal setting to live in a Lowcountry home design. For the past decade, they have become an increasingly popular style in towns and cities all across America, particularly with homeowners who have an affinity for coastal architecture or nostalgic memories of a childhood summer beach house.

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Farmhouse Home Design

By Charles Richardson
Arbordale - Front Exterior
The Arbordale House Plan – 452

The farmhouse home design has been an increasingly popular trend  over the past few years. Americans, seemingly of every age and interest, have been drawn to the idyllic image and pastoral simplicity that it evokes. As for the term, farmhouse was derived originally as a description of location rather than style. A farmhouse was basically any home built on a vast expanse of land or large agricultural tract. Over time the simple, no-nonsense design elements typical of such a rural dwelling were exemplified by an unpretentiousness and functionality that city dwellers adopted as a matter of practical taste.

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Conceptual Design #1370: Perfect for Corner Lots

Conceptual Design #1370 is an open-concept ranch house plan with a side-load garage ideal for corner lots.

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This plan has been selected for completion and will be available for purchase soon. See how the original sketches compare to the design in progress, and leave your comments at the bottom of the page!

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The Meadow Creek House Plan 1401 is NOW AVAILABLE

Conceptual Plan #1401: Now In Progress!

The Meadow Creek -NOW AVAILABLE

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Conceptual Design 1401 - Main Floor Plan: Now In Progress!
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