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Floor Plan Fundamentals

The secret to building a perfect timber frame home starts with mastering a few floor plan fundamentals. Get expert advice on designing the perfect floor plan for your log home, and choose the size and layout that fits your family's lifestyle.

A Timber Frame Floor Plan to Balance Privacy and Entertaining
Just like each project that Colorado Timberframe is a part of, this floor plan was designed to both exceed clients’ expectations and elevate their way of life. Whether you love to entertain or prefer a more secluded lifestyle, this floor plan provides you with whichever you desire by seamlessly incorporating spaces for both. This content is sponsored by Colorado Timberframe.
Become a Master of Multifunctionality
Design your mid-size home to be everything you want and need it to be, now and in the future.
How to "Rightsize" Your Home
To help you get started, we tapped Woodhouse, The Timber Frame Company for their expertise on the right way to rightsize.
Tips for Creating Your Forever Floor Plan
These are the keys to a home that will transition through life with you.
Inside the Floor Plan: a Charming Cabin Made for Entertaining
Though originally conceived as a weekender, the size, amenities and layout of this plan make an ideal primary home for those look…
Inside the Floor Plan: a Layout for All Ages and Places
Inside the Floor Plan for a Modern Day Classic
Take a Look Inside This Cozy, Totally Custom Floor Plan
Your Guide to Single-Story Homes
Single-story homes are as versatile as they are practical, and they’re perfectly designed for a lifetime of enjoyment.
4 Tips for Single-Level Living
Ideas to maximize your floor plan when you’ve only got one floor.
Inside the Floor Plan for This One-of-a-Kind Barn in Massachusetts
Sometimes, constraints lead to creativity.
Is an ADU Right for You?
Enlisted for everything from keeping elderly family members close by to earning extra income, accessory dwelling units are flexib…
Floor Plan Problem Solvers
Avoid potential design pitfalls with these smart workarounds:
8 Ideas for an Inviting Floor Plan
Easy tips to design a floor plan that's warm and welcoming:
Ranch Style Home
Design Tips for Ranch-Style Homes
This humble single-level staple gets a contemporary makeover.
Inside the Floor Plan for This Hillside Home
The owners of this North Carolina home were avid travelers, spanning the globe in search of new adventures ... until they saw thi…
Colorado Timberframe Industrial Kitchen
A Guide to Different Timber Home Architectural Styles
Trying to decide which style timber frame is right for your new home? The experts at Colorado Timberframe have a few pointers:
Designing a Floor Plan That "Flows"
Well-planned transitions will give your timber home a comfortable, livable vibe.

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