flexiblefullpage - default
Currently Reading

Home Designs That Keep Things Interesting With Multiple Elevation Options

Advertisement
billboard - default
House Review

Home Designs That Keep Things Interesting With Multiple Elevation Options

Four examples that show how home designers can bring richness and variety to repeated house plans


By Larry W. Garnett, FAIBD House Review Lead Designer January 8, 2020
Elevation options for the Catie house plan by TK Design & Associates
Use of diverse colors and textures helps to vary the elevations of the Catie plan by TK Design & Associates.
This article first appeared in the January 2020 issue of Pro Builder.

To construct homes economically, builders rely on a limited number of standardized floor plans. At the same time, they must respond to demand for unique and varied exteriors across all market segments. Careful attention to details and materials allows cost-efficient plan repetition while delivering interesting and varied streetscapes, even when identical floor plans are set side by side. These four designs marry economy with creativity to satisfy a diverse range of homebuyers:

 

 

See more home designs

Access a PDF of this article in Pro Builder's January 2020 digital edition

 

Advertisement
leaderboard2 - default

Related Stories

Design

4 Luxury Production Home Designs to Inspire

Yes, these are designs for production homes, but you won't find any cookie-cutter repetitive elements in this high-end selection

House Review

4 Single-Family Build-to-Rent Home Designs Offering Comfort and Construction Efficiency

Single-family rentals are popular. Take a look at these detached-home design ideas for the single-family build-to-rent market, one of the fastest-growing segments of single-family construction

Design

On-the-Boards Designs to Inspire

Some of these "on-the-boards" designs will result in completed projects, while others will remain as schematics, but all of them provide design inspiration and ideas

Advertisement
boombox1 -
Advertisement
native1 - default
halfpage2 -

More in Category

Home builders can maximize efficiencies gained through simplification and standardization by automating both on-site and back-office operations 

Delaware-based Schell Brothers, our 2023 Builder of the Year, brings a refreshing approach to delivering homes and measuring success with an overriding mission of happiness

NAHB Chairman's Message: In a challenging business environment for home builders, and with higher housing costs for families, the National Association of Home Builders is working to help home builders better meet the nation's housing needs

Advertisement
native2 - default
Advertisement
halfpage1 -

Create an account

By creating an account, you agree to Pro Builder's terms of service and privacy policy.


Daily Feed Newsletter

Get Pro Builder in your inbox

Each day, Pro Builder's editors assemble the latest breaking industry news, hottest trends, and most relevant research, delivered to your inbox.

Save the stories you care about

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.

The bookmark icon allows you to save any story to your account to read it later
Tap it once to save, and tap it again to unsave

It looks like you’re using an ad-blocker!

Pro Builder is an advertisting supported site and we noticed you have ad-blocking enabled in your browser. There are two ways you can keep reading:

Disable your ad-blocker
Disable now
Subscribe to Pro Builder
Subscribe
Already a member? Sign in
Become a Member

Subscribe to Pro Builder for unlimited access

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.