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Building Plan Books

Browse our online bookstore for the best selection of building plans, construction guides, and mail order houses. Find catalogs for blueprints and floor plans plus illustrated books to inspire you.

Best House Plan Collections
These house plan collections include illustrations for popular house styles along with floor plans and elevation drawings. Find a house plan you like, and you can order the blueprints.

Cheap House Plans
These plans will help you build your new home on a budget, with ideas for designing and building simple, low-cost houses in a variety of architectural styles.

Historic Bungalow Plans: Reproduction House Plan Catalogs
Buy reproductions of original Bungalow house plan catalogs, find bungalow plans online, and find resources for bungalow facts and photos.

Victorian Planbooks
See how homes were built in the Victorian era. These books have reproduction house plans and floor plans from the 1900s.

Adobe House Plans and Building Guides
Beautiful and practical, today's adobe homes combine ancient techniques with modern technologies. To build your own, start with these helpful how-to guides. You'll find floor plans, construction information, and more.

Building Plans for One-Story Homes
Use this guide to find building plans for comfortable, accessible, one-story homes.

Small House Plans
There are no McMansions in these elegant, simple plans. Browse these books to find building plans and construction ideas for smaller homes.

Cottage Building Plans
From a hideaway retreat in the mountains to a seaside villa, nothing says peace, tranquility and relaxation better than a cottage. Find plans for all types of cottages in these collections.

Building Guides for Decks
Extends your living space into your garden with these plans for attractive and practical decks.

French Inspired House Plans
Find new and reproduction house plans based on French ideas: Normandy, Provancial, and more.

Log Home Plans
Packed with floor plans, diagrams, and step-by-step instructions, these titles give the technical information you'll need to design and construct a log home that expresses your style and personality -- without using a ready-to-assemble mail order kit.

Luxury House Plans
Everyone needs a dream, and these building plans will let you indulge your wildest fantasies. You'll find large estates with superb architectural detailing, separate guest suites, servants' quarters, home entertainment rooms, pool houses, detached garages, and more.

Patio Plans and Building Guides
Planning a new patio or walkway? Before you begin laying your brick or stone patio, check out these inexpensive how-to books.

Spanish and Mediterranean Styles and Plans
Browse this page for building plans books for Spanish and Mediterranean Style homes. Or follow the links for information about Spanish and Mediterranean architecture.

Radford's Combined House and Barn Plan Book
Read online or download for free more than 300 house and barn designs published by William Radford in 1908. Over 1,200 illustrations.

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