Design Center

Resources for designing & customizing metal buildings

Metal building CAD Design

Explore building design options, including sample designs, a color visualizer, sample layouts, and details on building customizations.

Design Ideas

Steel building designs and layouts examples

Get inspiration by viewing our collection of sample metal building designs. Design renders cover various building end uses, from garages and horse barns to small warehouses. These sample designs also incorporate many of the most popular upgrades, such as lean-tos, door canopies, and different roof profiles.  All sample designs can easily be tailored to meet your individual needs. See our collection of steel building designs.

Color Options

Color schemes and combinations for steel buildings

Make a statement, compliment your corporate identity or blend your building into its surroundings by combining siding, roofing, trim and wainscot colors. This section provides a color chart, color schemes, and suggested color combinations for inspiration. A color visualizer also enables you to match your color choices. View our building colors page.

Floor Plans

Steel building floorplans

Get inspiration for the layout of your building with our sample floorplan collections. Explore layouts for residential homes, garages, barns, and more. Please note that these are for illustration purposes. You will need to enlist either an architect or designer to produce your final plan. See sample building floor plans.

Floor Planner App

Floorplan software tool

Create your own floor plan with our FREE online software. Use the tool to configure various layouts by placing and arranging common objects on the plan. Also, use the tool to gauge the required dimensions of your building. Load the tool.


Modern designer steel building

Explore available options for customizing a pre-engineered building. A standard building package is all that most customers require, but a wide range of upgrades and add-ons are available that allow you to configure and style the building to meet YOUR requirements. Explore our guides for door, siding, roofing, structural options, and types of insulation. See our custom metal buildings page for more details.

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