Today we look at the various house types that are popular in the US, namely:
Ranches including raised and split-level
dome or geodesic and monolithic dome homes
I forgot another type, contemporary, which is a combination of all three with an eye toward appearance, rather than function. These often have funky rooflines and odd shapes to give them an interesting appearance. As a practical home, I do not recommend these which is probably why I forgot them!
A link I mentioned –