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Top 55 Architecture Ideas in February

From Petal-Shaped Galleries to Roller Coaster-Like Houses

— February 24, 2019 — Art & Design
From art facilities shaped like the petals of a flower to housing developments inspired by the peaks and valleys of a rollercoaster, the February 2019 architecture trends demonstrate a willingness to play with unique shapes and designs.

One striking example of architects playing with shape is Henning Larsen's wavy building, which boast an almost roller coaster-like aesthetic. Though it took 11 years to finish, the wave-like buildings gives the city of Vejle, Jutland, a unique skyline.

The February 2019 architecture trends also reveal smaller scale attempts to play with shape such as the prefabricated hiking cabins created by Spinn Arkitekter. Not only does each shelter look like a modern geodesic dome, but thanks to some clever engineering, each shelter can be assembled quickly just like a 3D puzzle.
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Artichoke-Inspired Restaurant Designs
Artichoke-Inspired Restaurant Designs
Disney Springs' Jaleo is Meant to Look Like a Vegetable
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Monolithic Cubic Study Centers
Monolithic Cubic Study Centers
Kaan Architecten Boasts a Distraction-Free University Study Center
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Mirrored Alpine House Exteriors
Mirrored Alpine House Exteriors
Doug Aitken's 'Mirage' Invites Guests to Survey Its Minimal Design
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Chic Translucent Central Libraries
Chic Translucent Central Libraries
ALA Architects Designs a Specious and Bright Helsinki Library
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51
Towering London Concert Halls
Towering London Concert Halls
Diller Scofidio + Renfro Creates a Stunningly Contemporary Center
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50
Touring Bauhaus Buses
Touring Bauhaus Buses
Van Bo Le-Mentzel Designs a Traveling, Architectural, Apartment-Like Vehicle
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49
Sculptural Abstract House Designs
Sculptural Abstract House Designs
Guilherme Machado Vaz Debuts a White Home with Gold Accents
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48
Stylish Red Cedar Homes
Stylish Red Cedar Homes
This Modern House by Field Architecture is Located in the Wine Country
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47
Planned Danish Coast Extensions
Planned Danish Coast Extensions
Urban Power Proposes Nine Artificial Islands to House a Tech Hub
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Greenery-Stacking Houses
Greenery-Stacking Houses
This Green Residence Features Garden Beds On Concrete Blocks
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Modern Rustic Savannah Hotels
Modern Rustic Savannah Hotels
Basic Projects & Christian Sottile Collaborate on a Cozy Business
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Holistic Automation Houses
Holistic Automation Houses
The Kilkea Custom Home Can be Totally Controlled from Your Phone
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Intricate Tea Farmer Pavilions
Intricate Tea Farmer Pavilions
Nguyen Khac Phuoc Architects & Dang + Partners Create a White Cabin
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Hybrid Sculptural Balconies
Hybrid Sculptural Balconies
The Beirut Museum of Art by WorkacWORKac Has an Interesting Aesthetic
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Marina-Inspired Spanish Apartments
Marina-Inspired Spanish Apartments
Cometa Architects' Design is Reflective of Industrial Modernism
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40
Educational Translucent Buildings
Educational Translucent Buildings
Petr Stolin Architekt's Fiberglass Facade is Pushes Balance
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Parisian-Informed Melbourne Terrace Houses
Parisian-Informed Melbourne Terrace Houses
Biasol Looks to Classical Architecture for This Home
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Grass-Roofed Authentic Peruvian Restaurants
Grass-Roofed Authentic Peruvian Restaurants
Estudio Rafael Freyre Taps Traditions in This Design
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Socially Connected Home Projects
Socially Connected Home Projects
Edwin Van Capelleveen Builds Communities with Balcony Structures
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Slick Contemporary Crystal Workshops
Slick Contemporary Crystal Workshops
Swarovski's New Facility by Snøhetta is Strikingly Elegant
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Petal-Shaped Chinese Art Facilities
Petal-Shaped Chinese Art Facilities
PES Architects Develop a Striking Art and Culture Center
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Glassy Wine Tasting Rooms
Glassy Wine Tasting Rooms
Waechter Architecture Fuses Rustic Charm with Modern Sensibilities
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Flood-Proof Modern Georgian Architecture
Flood-Proof Modern Georgian Architecture
The D*haus Company Boasts Award-Winning House Designs
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Scattered Luxe Greek Hotels
Scattered Luxe Greek Hotels
Amanzoe Boasts a Breathtaking Stay in the Peloponnese Countryside
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Subterranean Skyscraper Hotels
Subterranean Skyscraper Hotels
This Spectacular Chinese Hotel Features Two Underwater Floors
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Lavish Lifestyle Boutiques
Lavish Lifestyle Boutiques
RDAI's Hermès Osaka Store Embodies the Brand's Elegant Legacy
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Angular Privacy-Focused Metal Residences
Angular Privacy-Focused Metal Residences
Apollo Architects & Associates Create a Striking Shape
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Floating Pavilion Structures
Floating Pavilion Structures
Shen Ting Tseng Architects Uses 320 Box Kites for This Installation
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Ornate Accessory Flagships
Ornate Accessory Flagships
The Christian Louboutin Miami Store References the Brand's Heritage
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Preserved 19th-Century Apartments
Preserved 19th-Century Apartments
The Lapa Apartment by Studio Gameiro Has an Old-Timely Charm
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Chimney-Like Gallery Spaces
Chimney-Like Gallery Spaces
Bernard Tschumi Architects' Exploratorium Museum Has a Curious Shape
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Health-Centric Youthful Cafes
Health-Centric Youthful Cafes
The ORIGINALFRESH Cafe in China Boasts a Bold, Fruit-Themed Mural
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Health-Focused Outdoor Care Retreats
Health-Focused Outdoor Care Retreats
Snøhetta's Elevated Cabins Tap Nature-Induced Wellness
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Rectangular Modern Cliffside Houses
Rectangular Modern Cliffside Houses
This Chic Residence by OOAK is Located on the Karpathos Island
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Autonomous Digital Fabrication Systems
Autonomous Digital Fabrication Systems
Neri Oxman Designs Technique for Rapid Construction
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Industrial-Style Company Headquarters
Industrial-Style Company Headquarters
An HR Software Company Taps Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects
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Contemporary Mexican Living Abodes
Contemporary Mexican Living Abodes
Di Frenna Arquitectos' Design Features Multiple Box Volumes
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Distinctive Co-Working Buildings
Distinctive Co-Working Buildings
Fosbury & Sons Embraces the Aesthetic of the Modernist Office
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Colour-Pop Home Spaces
Colour-Pop Home Spaces
Amber Road and Lymesmith Design a Quirky and Artistic House in Sydney
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Cone-Shaped Microclimate Systems
Cone-Shaped Microclimate Systems
V8 Architects Collaborates on a Sustainability-Focused Pavilion
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Roller Coaster-Like Housing Developments
Roller Coaster-Like Housing Developments
Henning Larsen's Wavy Buildings Offer a Strong Presence
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Futuristic Eco-Friendly Towers
Futuristic Eco-Friendly Towers
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Designs the Tallest Building in China
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Helpful Sensory Playground Designs
Helpful Sensory Playground Designs
Children with Autism Assist Matt + Fiona in This Project
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Remote Elongated Barns
Remote Elongated Barns
Studio Bark Designed a Two-Storey House in the Middle of a Beautiful Meadow
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Library-Urban Farm Hybrids
Library-Urban Farm Hybrids
Farming Architects' Structure Embraces Self-Sustaining Ecosystems
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Textile-Based Sustainable Construction Materials
Textile-Based Sustainable Construction Materials
Bastian Beyer Revolutionizes Building Resources
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Deceptive Chinese Restaurant Designs
Deceptive Chinese Restaurant Designs
Crème Takes an Unconventional Approach for This Project
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Immersive Visual Installations
Immersive Visual Installations
Refik Anadol’s Work is Projected onto the LA Disney Concert Hall
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Prefabricated Alpine Shelters
Prefabricated Alpine Shelters
Roberto Dini and Stefano Girodo Build a Cabin in Valpelline, Italy
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Nordic Treetop Cabins
Nordic Treetop Cabins
These Elegant Cabins Offer a Relaxing Getaway in the Norwegian Woods
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Luxury Hillside Housing Blocks
Luxury Hillside Housing Blocks
Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos' Design Boasts Stunning Grass Terraces
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Playfully Colorful Showroom Designs
Playfully Colorful Showroom Designs
Hem's Los Angeles Store Boasts a Gigantic Painted Installation
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Norwegian Prefabricated Hiking Cabins
Norwegian Prefabricated Hiking Cabins
Spinn Arkitekter's 'Varden' Will Definitely Promote Trekking
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Ultra-Contemporary House Designs
Ultra-Contemporary House Designs
CODA Bespoke Works to Create Two Homes That Compliment Each Other
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Minimalist Rectangular Homes
Minimalist Rectangular Homes
2001 Uses Glass and Concrete for This Compact House in Luxembourg
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