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The Sims 4: 70+ Building Prompts & Ideas


Building Prompts For Every Occasion!

Every now and then it can be difficult to know what to build in game. You spend what feels like forever trying to figure out what to build, and almost get to the point where you wonder why you opened the game originally in the first place. Well, fear not, as here is a list of over seventy Sims 4 Build prompts and ideas to get you in the building mood!

General Sims 4 Build Prompts

  • Family Home
  • Tiny Home
  • Tree House
  • Beach House
  • Haunted House
  • Log Cabin
  • Jungle Retreat
  • Campsite
  • Country Cottage
  • Spellcaster Home
  • Mansion
  • Farm/Barn House
  • Underground/Underwater House
  • Apartment
  • University House/Dorm Room
  • School
  • Café/Coffee House
  • Restaurant/Diner
  • Pub
  • Vets
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Lounge Bar
  • Nightclub
  • Museum
  • Art Gallery
  • Spa/Onsen Bathhouse
  • Your Dream Home
The Sims 4: 70+ Building Prompts & Ideas

Of course, the ideas listed about are inspired by many of the options and features we currently have in game. Here are a few more Sims 4 Build prompts to help you through that Builders Block

  • Abandoned House
  • Ruins
  • Castle
  • Marketplace
  • Houseboat/Ship
  • Hotel
  • Place of Worship
  • Wedding Venue
  • Maze
  • Festival Lot
  • Concert Venue
  • Underground Bunker/Secret Hideout
  • Floating House
  • Fantasy Inspired House
  • TV/Movie Inspired
  • Book Inspired
The Sims 4: 70+ Building Prompts & Ideas

Let’s not forget a handful of ideas for Room Builds too. Now while we have the standard rooms for most homes, here are a few more ideas of rooms you could add to your builds too.

  • Art Room
  • Play Room
  • At Home Spa/Gym
  • Sauna
  • Recording Studio
  • Photography Studio
  • Craft Room
  • Library
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Gaming Room
  • Conservatory
  • Secret Room/Passages
  • Pantry
  • At Home Theatre/Bowling Alley
  • Secret Laboratory
  • Hobby Inspired

Themed Rooms

We can’t forget some themed Sims 4 Build prompts, either!

  • Modern
  • Classical
  • Boho
  • Historical
  • Fantasy/Supernatural
  • Periodic
  • Haunted
  • Abstract
  • Mid-Century
  • Industrial
  • TV/Movie Inspired
  • Book Inspired
  • Harry Potter
  • Marvel
  • Disney
  • Star Wars
  • Current Trends
The Sims 4: 70+ Building Prompts & Ideas

Disney Castle by KateEmerald

Of course, this is by no means a definitive list, as there are so many ideas out there. These Sims 4 Build prompts might not necessarily be one that you chose to use, but you may think of other ideas of what to build in game because of something mentioned in this list.

Looking for ideas and inspiration for creating new Sims? Take a look at our Create A Sim Look Prompts & Ideas post here!

Let us know if you use any of these prompts by tagging us on Social Media or by joining us over on our Discord Server.

About the author


Hey, I'm Krista! Long time Simmer and Sims Community Staff.

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