Mid-century modern refers to a style of architectural, interior and product design that originated in the mid-20th century, a style that at its peak was considered the pinacle of modernity. The revival of mid century modern house plans celebrates a style that defined a generation and is now recognised as a significant design movement.
Beautifully proportioned and well detailed, the traditional Hamptons home brings together the sophisticated coastal style of the grand homes of Long Island, New York. The window reveals and depth, gable detail, barge and gutter detail, stone render and rustic roof shingles. The interior is no less important. Recessed ceiling sections, timber joinery, paneling, balustrading, skirtings, architraves, tapware and of course, those Hampton style kitchens you love.
Industrial house design, also referred to as warehouse style house is a style of architecture that features, minimal surface decoration, clean lines, flat roofs, jutting edges, and polished surfaces and makes use of industrial materials like pre-fab steel and exposed, formed concrete. This modern industrial style makes design features of structural materials like exposed I-beams, ventilation, pipes, bricks and concrete, creating a utilitarian and minimal feel.
Modern homes architecture resembles sculpture on an enormous scale and is designed to be noticed and to impress. Some feature concrete structures wrapped in glass or aluminum screens, very asymmetric facades, and cantilevered sections which hang over the street. Facades are designed to appear as large blocks that float effortlessly or change color at different times of day. Modern house plans vary from postmodernism and high-tech architecture to the highly conceptual and expressive.
Modern farmhouse to country cottage or the classic traditional Australian homestead with high ceilings, sweeping verandahs and large impressive entry statements. Not all home builders can build the good old farm house and or country style house plans, many lack the knowledge and experience required formeeting the challenges of a rural build.