from North Dakota State University Agricultural Extension
Download free design plans and building details for
five traditional American home designs.
Saltbox Colonial Home Design
Three bedrooms upstairs and one on the first floor in this
interpretation of a classic New England house style.
Hillside Farmhouse A small,
four bedroom home designed for a lot that slopes down from front to
Story-And-A-Half House A
pretty two-bedroom design based on a popular style of the early
Three Bedroom Home A classic
Cape Cod design
Prairie Style Home Design
Three bedrooms and a dramatic projecting entry porch.
About These Cooperative Extension Plans: These plans
were developed over many years by engineers at U.S. Land Grant
universities. They are generally older plans that need to be
revised for today's construction methods, codes and standards.
They provide design ideas and conceptual information for
planning purposes. The plans were prepared through the USDA
Cooperative Farm Buildings Plan Exchange.
resist various forces from snow, wind, earthquake and use. They
also must adhere to local building and zoning codes. A local
building inspector, engineer, building supplier, or building
contractor can help you determine what is a safe and legal
building for your area.