Open layouts are modern must-haves, making up the majority of today's
Whether you're building a
, or a
larger family-friendly residence
, an open concept floor plan will maximize space and provide excellent flow from room to room. Open concept homes combine the kitchen and family room (or other living space) into a single great room that's perfect for relaxed entertaining and informal gatherings. An open-concept layout elevates the
to the heart and functional center of the home, often featuring an island that provides extra counter space and a snack bar with seating. Vaulted or decorative ceilings add drama.
often feature very open floor plans, but even more
have embraced the concept.