"Contemporary" describes a catch-all style that can take on many different shapes. You can recognize Contemporary homes by their odd-sized and often tall windows, their lack of ornamentation, and their unusual mixtures of wall materials that include stone, brick, and wood, for instance. Architects designed Contemporary-style homes, or Modern house plans between 1950 and 1970, and created two versions.
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The two prominent versions are the flat-roof design and the gabled contemporary plan or vacation home design. The latter is often characterized by exposed beams. Both breeds tend to be one-story tall and were designed to incorporate the surrounding landscape into their overall look. Exposed beams often characterize the latter. Both versions tend to be one-story tall and were designed to integrate the surrounding landscape into their overall look.
Contemporary Homes can be found in these parts of Nashville: Katie Hill, Sylvan Heights, Nevada Heights, 12South and Germantown.