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No longer built solely for function, cityscapes and structural designs are going above and beyond traditional blueprints for artistic expression. From contemporary homes to sustainable architecture and abstract buildings, Trend Hunter’s architecture category is here to offer some insight into how structural designs are changing due to modern and contemporary inspirations.
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Pop-Up Contact-Free Cafes
Pop-Up Contact-Free Cafes
The Blue Bottle Coffee Pop-Up in Shibuya Rethinks the Patron Experience
The Blue Bottle Coffee Pop-Up has been created by the cafe brand in Shibuya, Tokyo as a new take on the classic coffee shop to accommodate life in the new normal. The coffee shop focuses entirely on... MORE
Isolated Glass Cabins
Isolated Glass Cabins
The Smart Lucia is a Glass House with Panoramic Views of Finnish Forestry
The Smart Lucia is a glass cabin in the woods, located in Finland’s majestic greenery. Designers Luauri Solo and Pirinen Salo Oy created the tiny glass cabin in response to the ongoing global... MORE
Swedish Ice Hotel Suites
Swedish Ice Hotel Suites
The Icehotel Welcomes its Newest Suite, A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Icehotel is an iconic travel destination in Sweden. It is located in Jukkasjarvi and was established in 198. The hotel and its many suites are made out of ice from the Torne River and are crated... MORE
Conceptual Floating Glamping Experiences
Conceptual Floating Glamping Experiences
The Hydro X Floating Hut is Set to Establish in Portugal
The Hydro X is a conceptual glamping experience in Portugal. It is the brainchild of design student Catarina Miranda and boasts a luxury-packed private space with amenities reminiscent of a resort.... MORE
Work-Friendly City Apartments
Work-Friendly City Apartments
Architecture Office DROO's Apartments are WFM-Oriented
Architecture Office DROO designed four apartments atop a London warehouse building with flexible configurations to facilitate the changing working environments. As the world transitions to work-from-... MORE
Sun-Worshiping Villas
Sun-Worshiping Villas
Studio Seilern Architects Oriented the Paros House Around the Sun
Studio Seilern Architects designed the Paros House villa on the Greek island of Paros. The villa boasts a cluster of white cube-shaped forms, all of which are oriented to follow the sun’s... MORE
Interactive Toy Installations
Interactive Toy Installations
Shape Tomorrow Invites Guests to Envision the Lives of Toy People
Shape Tomorrow is a unique installation experience by Hollwich, a German architect and founder of New York-based HWKN, is debuting in East Berlin’s Aedes Architectural Forum. The exhibition... MORE
Mental Health Library Pop-Ups
Mental Health Library Pop-Ups
Feelings Library Dedicated Space to Londoners' Mental Health
Therapy service Self Space collaborated with Caukin Studio to create Feelings Library in London, a pop-up library that helps to support mental health. The small space is styled like a tropical hut... MORE
Climate Prefab
Prefabricated homes are being designed with climate and natural disasters in mind
Trend - Prefab residences are now being designed to account for the consequences of climate change and natural disasters, with everything from designs that accommodate flooding to those that are earthquake-proof.
Workshop Question - How is your brand prioritizing both short and long-term solutions to climate change?
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Space-Themed Cafes
Space-Themed Cafes
Linehouse Designed a Galactic Cafe for Black Star Pastry in Shanghai
The Black Star Pastry in Shanghai was recently designed by Linehouse. The design studio used metallic finishings to create a space-themed cafe. Meteorites are also displayed to further the galactic... MORE
Adult Treehouse Cabins
Adult Treehouse Cabins
Wauhaus is Hello Wood's Interpretation of a Treehouse for Adults
The Wauhaus cabin follows Hello Wood’s recent constructions of the Workstation Cabin and the Kabinka. It follows the minimalist design of its predecessors and rests atop pillars that elevate... MORE
Stair Storage Cardboard Flatpacks
Stair Storage Cardboard Flatpacks
The Stair Cubby is the Perfect Eco-Friendly Storage Solution
Designed by Bronwen Rees and Bryony Wood, the Stair Cubby is an innovative, eco-friendly storage solution targeted towards those living in tight spaces. Utilizing a simple cardboard and plywood... MORE
Luxury Salon Experiences
Luxury Salon Experiences
Formroom Recently Designed a Luxurious New Salon for 'Townhouse' Salon
Townhouse recently enlisted the help of Formroom to create a first-of-its-kind flagship experience for the new Harrods Beauty Hall in London. As an industry trailblazer, the salon put great emphasis... MORE
Rising Sea Level Housing
Rising Sea Level Housing
The Conceptual 'Puffer Village' Adapts to the Changing Environment
The conceptual ‘Puffer Village’ has been designed by Sajjad Navidi as a smart housing system that would accommodate the changing landscape of our world in relation to climate change.... MORE
Carbon-Negative Sports Halls
Carbon-Negative Sports Halls
The Pierre Chevet Building France is Made with Hempcrete
Lemoal Lemoal recently completed construction on the world’s first carbon-negative public building and it is made of an innovative material by the name of hempcrete. As its name suggests, this... MORE
Expandable Off-Road Campers
Expandable Off-Road Campers
The FlexCamp Expands to the Size of a Micro-Cabin for Road Trips
The FlexCamp is an off-road camper trailer that expands vertically and out one side to double the inside living space.  It was designed for urban landscape while exploring the countryside. The... MORE
Large Timber Art Installations
Large Timber Art Installations
CLB Architects Completed a Timber-Based Public Art Project
CLB Architects installed a public art project in the town of Jackson, Wyoming. The US firm intends to create a gathering place that doubles as a sculptural installation dubbed the Town Enclosure.... MORE
Tree-Filled Home Atriums
Tree-Filled Home Atriums
Carlo Ratti and Italo Rota Designed the Greenery Around Around a Tree
Carlo Ratti and Italo Rota designed The Greenery, a farmhouse renovation, and extension of an Italian home. The renovation includes an atrium space that encapsulates a 10-meter-tall ficus tree in... MORE
Top-Heavy Triangular Towers
Top-Heavy Triangular Towers
This High-Rise Building is Designed to Optimize Surrounding Daylight
Barcode Architects is currently carrying out construction of a truly spectacular building in the form of the CasaNova, a triangular tower that is situated in the Dutch city of Rotterdam. Scheduled... MORE
Upcycled Portable Toilets
Upcycled Portable Toilets
'To.org' and 'Nagami' Have Created a Mobile Toilet Out of Recycled Waste
‘To.org’ is an organization focused on using business partnerships to achieve the goal of healing the earth, and it has partnered with ‘Nagami,’ a Spanish design studio to... MORE
Power-Storing EV Chargers
Power-Storing EV Chargers
The 'Electricfish EV' Stores Excess Renewable Energy When Not in Use
‘ElectricFish’ is an energy solutions and climate tech company that has created a new and innovative charger for electric vehicles. The ‘ElectricFish EV Charger’ is capable... MORE
3D Printed Concrete Houses
3D Printed Concrete Houses
'COBOD' and 'CEMEX' Announced a 3D Printing Mixture That Uses Concrete
‘CEMEX,’ the specialized 3D printing material company, has announced the debut of a 3D printed concrete material alongside ‘COBOD,’ the industrial 3D printing company.... MORE
Metal 3D Printing Materials
Metal 3D Printing Materials
Uniformity Labs and Desktop Metal Debuted a Powder for Printing Metal
‘Desktop Metal,’ the scalable 3D printing solutions company, has partnered up with ‘Uniformity Labs,’ the industrial 3D printing company, to create a powdered material for 3D... MORE
Chromatically Accented Tiny Homes
Chromatically Accented Tiny Homes
The Baluchon 'Planedennig' Tiny Home on Wheels is Eclectic
The Baluchon ‘Planedennig’ tiny home on wheels is an eclectically designed, compact living space for a mother and her young son to provide necessary amenities along with just the right... MORE
Pigmented Concrete Park Pavilions
Pigmented Concrete Park Pavilions
Adjaye Associates Designed the Winter Park Library
The Winter Park Library and Events Center is located on the northwestern corner of the 23-acre Marting Luther Kind Jr. Park in Florida. Adjaye Associates designed a collection of pigmented concrete... MORE