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2021 Top Featuring Building Styles You Need To Know

There are afew things to consider while choosing a style for your home; Building styles in your neighborhood, the landscape around your plot, Local weather. And, most importantly, your own aesthetic preferences. 

Building a custom home in 2021 means you’ll get to enjoy modern conveniences, even in a traditional-style building. Think solar panels on a cottage roof, floor heating in a Victorian house, or an open-plan Colonial villa. Here are the top building styles in the year 2021.

1. Cape Cod 

Characteristics of Cape Cod style are steep, slanting roofs with cedar shingles, large chimneys, and shuttered windows flanking the front door. These homes usually have one or two floors and feature small but we'll kept front yards lined with white picket fences. 

2. Colonial 

Have rectangular base shapes, gambrel or barn roofs, and large, square rooms. Materials typically include a lot of woodwork, brick, and stone dentile molding is a widespread exterior accent. Colonial homes usually stretch across two stories – family rooms on the first floor, and bedrooms on the second. 

3. Victorian 

Victorian homes are incredibly detailed with complex designs, asymmetrical shapes, and ornate gable trim. They often feature corbels, bright exterior paint, turrets, decorative railing, and sweeping porches.  

4. (Contemporary) Craftsman 

Typically, these homes feature natural building materials like wood, stone, and brick. Other characteristics include wide wrap-around porches, low-pitched gabled roofs, open floor plans, big fireplaces, and large exposed roof rafters.

5. Cottage 

Common features include steeply pitched roofs, cross gables, arched doors, brick, stone, or stucco siding, and casement windows with small panes. Overall, this gives these homes a snug, warm, storybook character. 

6. Mediterranean 

Low-pitched red tile roofs, grillwork, arches, wrought-iron windows and balconies, stucco exteriors, and bright tiling characterize Mediterranean-style homes. They are typically U-shaped, with a central courtyard. 

By building a custom home in 2021 will give you total flexibility when it comes to picking an architectural style. 

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