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New Home Exterior Trends - Simplicity of Design

Posted by Penny Hull on Wed, Jan 04, 2012 @ 08:01 AM

New Home Design Trends

What Exterior Styles are Most Important to Homebuyers?

A Move Towards Simplicity


According to the home design trends survey for 2011 from the American Institute of Architects, new home exterior styles show design trends of simplicity, with an emphasis on:

  • Fewer upscale elements on the exterior of the home

Front Porch Styles



Here is a chart of these exterior style trends, as surveyed by The American Institute of Architects (AIA).


New Home Exterior Style Trends

*% respondents reporting popularity of room "increasing" minus % reporting "decreasing"

Read AIA's entire Design Trends Survey here.

Learn more about exterior style trends, porches, single story homes, and contemporary style homes:

Contemporary Style Homes

Custom Home Exterior Trends - Photo Tour of New Custom Home Exteriors

New Home Front Porch Styles - Photo Tour of Trends and Ideas

Floor Plan Options - Single-Story Homes

Contemporary Style Custom Homes - The Worthington Video Tour


For additional AIA Design Trends Survey Results, click on the links below:

What Rooms are Buyers Asking For? | New Home Design Trends

Home Design Trends Survey | Accessibility and Simplicity Popular Home Design Aspects


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