Modern house plans feature lots of glass, steel and concrete. Open floor plans are a signature characteristic of this style. From the street, they are dramatic to behold. There is some overlap with contemporary house plans with our modern house plan collection featuring those plans that push the envelope in a visually forward-thinking way.
Another way to add depth to the spaces at the front of the house would be to widen the house. The back of the house could be extended all the way along. This would mean that the corridors would need to move as well. It makes better sense to move the front walls either side of the central bay forward. The issue then is what to do about the roof line. The extended sections could be left flat, capped with some sort of dormer. Or the roof could be raised and replaced. I'm not sure if we'll get permission to raise the roofline.