New Home Design Trends
What Exterior Styles are Most Important to Homebuyers?
A Move Towards Simplicity
- Fewer upscale elements on the exterior of the home
- Increasing interest in front and side porches (although growth in popularity has slowed compared to 2010)
- More single-story homes, with accessibility in mind
- Continued interest in contemporary homes - click here to see an example
Here is a chart of these exterior style trends, as surveyed by The American Institute of Architects (AIA).
*% respondents reporting popularity of room "increasing" minus % reporting "decreasing"
Learn more about exterior style trends, porches, single story homes, and contemporary style homes:
For additional AIA Design Trends Survey Results, click on the links below: