Ideas
Explore the world's #1 largest database of ideas and innovations, with over 400,000 inspiring examples.
Insights
Uncover major shifts and emerging opportunities with our exclusive PRO research.
Trend Reports
Discover why 750 brands rely on our AI-powered Trend Reports to get better, faster insights.
Newsletter
Join over 200,000 subscribers who rely on our weekly newsletter to keep up with need-to-know trends and insights.
Books
Join 20,000,000+ people getting better and faster with our New York Times Bestselling methods, best innovation books & keynote videos.
Dashboard
Get special access to premium content, topic tracking and customizable tools through our AI-powered Dashboard.
AI
Learn how the Trend Hunter harnesses the power of artificial intelligence.
Assessment
Enhance your innovation potential with a deeper understanding of your unique innovation archetype and how your organization benchmarks.
Overview
Accelerate innovation and ignite disruptive thinking with our award-winning programs and research.
Keynotes & Workshops
Empower your team with the insights and frameworks they need to innovate better and faster.
Custom Research
Get fast, customized trend reports, presentations and deep dives 20x faster than traditional research.
Plans
Get started today with a free consultation, our self-serve tools, or a dedicated program.
Jeremy Gutsche
Ignite your event with our CEO, a NY Times Bestselling Author and one of the top innovation keynote speakers.
Our Team of Futurists
Inspire your group with our most popular speakers on innovation, trends, change and futurism.
Contact
Get in touch to learn more, ask a question or submit a tip.
About Us
Learn more about Trend Hunter and how we accelerate innovation.
FAQ
Get answers to common questions about Trend Hunter.
Community
Stay on the cutting-edge with the help of the Trend Hunter community.
Team
Meet the team trusted by hundreds of leading businesses worldwide.
Jobs
Find opportunities to accelerate your career with the #1 Trend Firm.
Internships
Grow your professional skillset in an award-winning workplace.
News
Catch up on noteworthy Trend Hunter news and media mentions.
Join
Build a portfolio and put your trend-spotting abilities to the test.
Advertising
Supercharge your marketing by partnering with Trend Hunter.
Portfolio
Visit your public portfolio and browse your past articles.
Add a Trend
Write up an article and showcase your trend-spotting skills.
My Trends
Edit your articles and see how they stack up on the leaderboards.
Settings
Edit your profile, connect your social media accounts, and more.
Add a trend, customize your dashboard, or track topics.
Future Festival
World Summit
Join the world's top innovators at our 3-Day Toronto event.
Innovation Events
Explore our 2020 tour dates and find the best city to inspire your team.
Custom Events
Host a custom innovation conference in your city that will inform and inspire.
Custom Training
Bring the Future Festival experience directly to your team with custom training packages.
Search our database of over 390,000 cutting edge ideas.

51 Geeky Sci-Fi Structures

From Sci-Fi Retail Centers to Space Age Hair Salons

— July 14, 2013 — Art & Design
With architectural designs constantly changing and evolving to meet the demands of the public, there's no surprise as to why these geeky Sci-Fi structures have been built with references to popular space age movies and television shows.

Since old school Sci-Fi films are beginning to make a comeback on TV and in the theaters, these intergalactic themes are garnering even more popularity amongst mainstream audiences and modern youths, prompting artists and designers to incorporate these themes into products and structures. These Sci-Fi architectural designs are some great examples of how the sleek, futuristic designs of such things as spacecrafts are being utilized on modern structures to create a mesmerizing exterior look.

From futuristic eco offices to floating orb eateries, these Sci-Fi structures will certainly attract individuals with an interest in nerdy, galactic themes.
4.2
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
51
Shopping-Sports Hybrid Arenas
Shopping-Sports Hybrid Arenas
The New Golden State Warriors Arena Includes Many Services
<
50
Sci-Fi Roadside Structures
Sci-Fi Roadside Structures
These Georgia Rest Stops are Future-Friendly
<
49
Psychological Penal Institutions
Psychological Penal Institutions
The Hydroelectric Waterfall Prison Plays with Inmates' Minds
<
48
Spectacular Sci-Fi Structures
Spectacular Sci-Fi Structures
Adam Ryder Creates a Sci-Fi Fantasy World in his New Art Project
<
47
Immense Intergalactic Installations
Immense Intergalactic Installations
The VoltaDom is a Large, Alien-Inspired Art Piece
<
46
Sleek Sci-Fi Prisons
Sleek Sci-Fi Prisons
The 499.summit Concept by Greg Knobloch and Andreas Tjeldflaat is Futuristic
<
45
Cratered Cylindrical Accommodations
Cratered Cylindrical Accommodations
The Fletcher Hotel by Benthem Crouwel Architekten is Sci-Fi
<
44
Futuristically Fragmented Structures
Futuristically Fragmented Structures
The Paloma by TETRARC Concert Hall is Sci-Fi Inspired
<
43
Sci-Fi Angular Abodes
Sci-Fi Angular Abodes
The Hironaka House by Ken Yokogawa Brings Bold Architecture to the Suburbs
<
42
Organically Domed Religious Structures
Organically Domed Religious Structures
The Pristina Central Mosque by OODA is Monumental
<
41
Stacked Rectangular Structures
Stacked Rectangular Structures
The Statoil Regional and International Offices Displays Futurism
<
40
Astronaut-Accommodating Airports
Astronaut-Accommodating Airports
The Virgin Galactic 'Spaceport America' is the First of Its Kind
<
39
UFO Architecture
UFO Architecture
The Centro Niemeye was Designed by 103-Year-Old Architect
<
38
Angular Sci-Fi Structures
Angular Sci-Fi Structures
The Shanxi Grand Theater Taiyuan is Out of This World
<
37
Streamlined Sci-Fi Garages
Streamlined Sci-Fi Garages
The Herma Parking Building by JOHO Architecture is Futuristic
<
36
Angular Peek-a-Boo Pavilions
Angular Peek-a-Boo Pavilions
The Arteixo Tourism Office is Modern and Eco-Friendly in Design
<
35
Retro Sci-Fi Retailers
Retro Sci-Fi Retailers
The Dover Street Market London Makeover by Rei Kawakubo is Eye-Catching
<
34
Sci-Fi Government Buildings
Sci-Fi Government Buildings
The Giorgia House of Justice is Intimidating and Furtuistic
<
33
Sci-Fi Chocolate Factories
Sci-Fi Chocolate Factories
Julia Musienko Designs a Chocolate Factory Worth Wonka's Weight in Gold
<
32
Luminescent Horseshoe Hotels
Luminescent Horseshoe Hotels
The Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort Puts on a Light Show
<
31
Rippled Sci-Fi Theatres
Rippled Sci-Fi Theatres
The Hangzhou Broadway Cinemas Features Three-Dimensional Elements
<
30
Spaceship-Like Canopies
Spaceship-Like Canopies
The Golden Eye Tram Station by Zechner & Zechner Looks Futuristic
<
29
Tentacle Transport Systems
Tentacle Transport Systems
Terreform 1 + KARV Designs the Smart DOTS + Soft MOBS Concept
<
28
UFO-Inspired House
UFO-Inspired House
Roberto Sanchez Rivera Built His Own Livable 'Spaceship'
<
27
Futuristic Colorless Interiors
Futuristic Colorless Interiors
This A-Cero Arcitects
<
26
Sci-Fi Sailboat-Style Airports
Sci-Fi Sailboat-Style Airports
The New Kuwait International Airport Flies into the Future
<
25
Sci-Fi Earthquake-Proof Abodes
Sci-Fi Earthquake-Proof Abodes
Beijing House II is Designed to Survive China's Natural Disasters
<
24
Sci-Fi Pool Pavilions
Sci-Fi Pool Pavilions
The Aquarena Aqua Leisure Center Embodies its Futuristic Inspiration
<
23
Sci-Fi Cantilevered Structures
Sci-Fi Cantilevered Structures
The EYE Film Institute Netherlands is Strikingly Futuristic
<
22
Floating Orb Eateries
Floating Orb Eateries
The Ciel de Paris by Noe Duchaufour-Lawrance is Boldly Lit
<
21
Galactic Buildings
Galactic Buildings
ZMS Schwandorf Administration Building Polarizes Dwellers
<
20
Angular Sci-Fi Pavilions
Angular Sci-Fi Pavilions
Pormetxeta Square Features Futuristic Design Details
<
19
Villainous Subsurface Offices
Villainous Subsurface Offices
This Underground Lair Fit for a Bad Guy is Creepy and Ominous
<
18
Sci-Fi Retail Centers
Sci-Fi Retail Centers
The L’atoll Angers Shopping Mall is Inspired by the Future
<
17
Contemporary Sci-Fi Churches
Contemporary Sci-Fi Churches
The Chapel at Discovery Bay by Danny Cheng is Futuristic
<
16
Sticky Sci-Fi Structures
Sticky Sci-Fi Structures
Museum of Architecture by Yuliyan Mikov Looks Like Stretched Gum
<
15
Sci-Fi Bathhouses
Sci-Fi Bathhouses
The Tamina Thermal Baths by Smolenicky & Partner Architecture
<
14
Sci-Fi Inspired Architecture
Sci-Fi Inspired Architecture
'Un Sui' House Inspired by A Space Odyssey
<
13
Bio-Glamour Architecture
Bio-Glamour Architecture
Architect Ephraim-Henry Pavie Creates an Aesthetically Eco-Friendly Home
<
12
Space Age Hair Salons
Space Age Hair Salons
GHD Headquarters Let You Prep Your Locks For The Future
<
11
Peeling Architecture
Peeling Architecture
Camenzind Evolution Design Creates Swirling Cocoon Offices
<
10
Sci-Fi Retail Spaces
Sci-Fi Retail Spaces
The Prada Store Tokyo by Herzog Takes Sharp Edges to New Heights
<
9
Sci-Fi-Inspired Coffee Shops
Sci-Fi-Inspired Coffee Shops
Haldane Martin Has Designed This Brilliant Steampunk Café
<
8
Multi-Faceted Sci-Fi Structures
Multi-Faceted Sci-Fi Structures
The Orbis Apartments Challenge Traditional Design Ideals
<
7
Minimalist Fortress-Like Farmsteads
Minimalist Fortress-Like Farmsteads
The Tom Ford Ranch by Tadao Ando is Domineeringly Beautiful
<
6
Sci-Fi Shopping Malls
Sci-Fi Shopping Malls
The Starhill Gallery by Spark Features Angular Accents
<
5
Minimalist Sci-Fi Athenaeums
Minimalist Sci-Fi Athenaeums
The Vennesla Library and Culture House Belongs in the 22nd Century
<
4
Futuristic Eco Offices
Futuristic Eco Offices
The Actelion Business Center is a Space-Age Commercial Building
<
3
Curved Automobile Architecture
Curved Automobile Architecture
The Porsche Pavilion by HENN is a Smooth Masterpiece
<
2
Sci-Fi Data Centers
Sci-Fi Data Centers
Stockholm's Pionen White Mountains
<
1
Futuristic Greenchitecture
Futuristic Greenchitecture
Burnham Eco Pavilions by Zaha Hadid and UNStudio
<