OPEN BOOK BUILD
The Kit Home Reimagined
Homebuilding Made Easier.
Learn exactly how this house came together with expert insights on what to look for when overseeing the project. The Open Book Build Online Course is perfect for anyone wanting to be their own general contractor.
This home was specifically designed to be easy and efficient to build, leaving plenty of room in the budget for luxury finishes. Purchase The Open Book Build House Plan now to get started on your dream.
For a limited time, everyone who purchases the house plan receives the Open Book Build General Contracting Kit for FREE, which includes the complete, customized materials list, automated building schedule, "as-built" budget, and much more.
In pursuit of the most affordable, quality designer home in America, home building veteran designs and builds the ultimate small home and shares all proprietary information from the build. Open Book Build shares the designer house plan, complete as-built budget, automated schedule, detailed material lists used, and the full contracting kit...all of the tailored pieces used to build this quality home at cost, so you can too. No secrets...it's an open book.
About half the work required to build a new home gets done prior to any dirt being moved on site - finalizing the house plan, creating a detailed budget, organizing the schedule, determining material takeoffs, developing scopes of work and specifications - Open Book Build shares all of this work with customers to give them a serious "jumpstart" in the house building process. Whether customers hand this package to their chosen builder or they go the owner-builder route, Open Book Build can save customers both time and money.
The house plan itself focuses on quality with a designer's touch. It has been value engineered for maximum build efficiency to make room in the budget for quality finishes. A simple, affordable home that lives large, this home is designed for easy expansion as the homeowner's family and budget grows.
For folks choosing to go the owner-builder route, we've created a complete online course showing how this home was built from start to finish including video shot on the job site of key quality checks performed.
Michael Luckado has helped countless owner builders achieve the American dream since launching Armchair Builder in 2011. There he provides pro builder resources to folks that want to build their own custom home. Open Book Build takes this one step further by offering a specific designer house plan paired with the complete professional package used to build it.