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Top 55 Architecture Trends in March

From Eco Lighthouse Hotels to Recycled Cork Houses

— March 31, 2019 — Art & Design
These March 2019 architecture trends range from energy-generating lighthouse hotels to recycled cork houses. Beyond inspiring and sustainable building projects, this month's other notable innovations also include a handful of unique accessories. These include design-friendly writing tools and architect-inspired candles.

While ENSSO's fountain pen range is industry-specific and designed for architects and engineers, Florida-based design studio Yield creates a luxe candle range that pays tribute to famed architects from the 20th century. The studio considers each architects aesthetic and the mood they create and transforms this point of inspiration into a sensory product for one's home.

Other notable innovations include a forward-thinking new material dubbed "metallic wood." The material was conceived by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and was developed from sheets of nickel. Though still in its conceptual stages, the material is set to be a sustainable alternative to titanium.
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Fish Net-Crafted Chairs
Fish Net-Crafted Chairs
Snøhetta's S-1500 Chair Boasts Modern Design and Eco-Friendly Elements
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Rocky Hill-Like Pavilions
Rocky Hill-Like Pavilions
Junya Ishigami Has Been Tasked with the Serpentine Pavilion Design
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Intentionally Unfinished House Aesthetics
Intentionally Unfinished House Aesthetics
TOB Architect Focuses on a Neo-Classical Design Approach
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Electropop-Inspired Student Installations
Electropop-Inspired Student Installations
Jean Verville Leads a Group of Students to Create 'B15'
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Industry-Specific Fountain Pens
Industry-Specific Fountain Pens
ENSSO Boasts a Fountain Pen Design for Architects & Engineers
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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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Rockbound Concert Venues
Rockbound Concert Venues
The 'Chapel of Sound' is Located In a Rocky Chinese Valley
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Architect-Inspired Candle Series
Architect-Inspired Candle Series
Yield's Architect Candle Collection Features Three Scents
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Natural Light-Dependent Public Installations
Natural Light-Dependent Public Installations
ANARCHITECT Harnesses Sunlight as a Recharging Source
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Sculptural Abstract House Designs
Sculptural Abstract House Designs
Guilherme Machado Vaz Debuts a White Home with Gold Accents
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Energy-Generating Concrete Facades
Energy-Generating Concrete Facades
LafargeHolcim and Heliatek Prototype Photovoltaic Cladding
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Greenery-Stacking Houses
Greenery-Stacking Houses
This Green Residence Features Garden Beds On Concrete Blocks
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Stunning Blue Sculptural Headwear
Stunning Blue Sculptural Headwear
Siba Sahabi Boasts Nine Masks That are Inspired by Architecture
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Rejuvenated Exhibition Spaces
Rejuvenated Exhibition Spaces
The 'London Olympia' Space Will Boast Multiple Entertainment Venues
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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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Yellow-Accented Terraced Home Extensions
Yellow-Accented Terraced Home Extensions
Woodrow Architects' Yellow Steel Boasts a Cheerful Aura
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Recycled Cork House Designs
Recycled Cork House Designs
Rundzwei Architekten's Project Boasts a High Acoustic Performance
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Curved Wooden Forest Pavilions
Curved Wooden Forest Pavilions
RADDAR Accentuates Bo Bardi's Casa De Vidro with a Curving Canopy
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Innovative Waste-to-Energy Plant Designs
Innovative Waste-to-Energy Plant Designs
This BIG Development Features an Artificial Ski Slope
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Elegantly Grungy Restaurant Interiors
Elegantly Grungy Restaurant Interiors
This Montreal Resutaurant Has an Intimate Vibe by Ivy Studio
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Backstage-Style Art Events
Backstage-Style Art Events
wHY Architecture Was Commissioned for the Layout of the Frieze Art Fair
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Subterranean Skyscraper Hotels
Subterranean Skyscraper Hotels
This Spectacular Chinese Hotel Features Two Underwater Floors
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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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Calming Clinic Designs
Calming Clinic Designs
This Modern Health Clinic is Based on the Principles of Biophilia
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Balloon-Dependent Flying Houses
Balloon-Dependent Flying Houses
Studio McLeod & Ekkist Produce a Design That Allows Homes to Fly
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Stoic Brutalist Architecture Schools
Stoic Brutalist Architecture Schools
This University Architecture Building is by Arquitectonica
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Pixelated Albanian Buildings
Pixelated Albanian Buildings
This Eye-Catching Building Depicts the Albanian Map On Its Facade
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Contemporary Hutong Houses
Contemporary Hutong Houses
Penda's Home Design in Beijing Boasts a Slick & Interesting Aesthetic
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Incredibly Minimalist Montreal Houses
Incredibly Minimalist Montreal Houses
Appareil Architecture Designs an Extension for This Abode
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Rustic Scottish Holiday Homes
Rustic Scottish Holiday Homes
GRAS' Chic Renovated Design Relies on Contemporary Minimalism
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Contemporary Curved Wooden Walls
Contemporary Curved Wooden Walls
Craig Steely Architecture Boasts Privacy for the Roofless House
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Striking Alpine Boutique Hotels
Striking Alpine Boutique Hotels
Hotel Schgaguler is a Stunning Example of Contemporary Design
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Farm-Friendly Modular Housing Concepts
Farm-Friendly Modular Housing Concepts
Precht Produces an Idea for a Stunning Vertical Development
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Renewable Energy Lighthouse Hotels
Renewable Energy Lighthouse Hotels
The Lighthouse Hotel's Turbine Elevations Generate Electricity
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Innovative Metallic Wood Materials
Innovative Metallic Wood Materials
University of Pennsylvania Engineers' Material is Light & Hefty
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Stylish Gray Apartment Interiors
Stylish Gray Apartment Interiors
Wei Yi International Design Associates' Design is Sophisticated
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Illusory Striped Office Exteriors
Illusory Striped Office Exteriors
Wutopia Lab's Design is Rectangular and Visually Interesting
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Small-Scale Exhibition Spaces
Small-Scale Exhibition Spaces
Dehlin Brattgård Arkitekter's Experimental Environment is Futuristic
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Colorful Refugee Children Schools
Colorful Refugee Children Schools
The Hayarden School in Tel Aviv Welcomes Youth Ages Five to 16
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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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Compact Self-Built Homes
Compact Self-Built Homes
Maria Vergopoulou's Cocoon BioFloss Makes Use of Bio-Plastic Fibers
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Incredibly Colorful Whimsical Architecture
Incredibly Colorful Whimsical Architecture
Freddy Mamani Boldly Reshapes the Aesthetics of El Alto
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Canopy-Covered Building Designs
Canopy-Covered Building Designs
Vo Trong Nghia Architects' 'Breathing House' Respects Privacy
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Skyscraper-Inspired Tiny Homes
Skyscraper-Inspired Tiny Homes
The 'Tiny Tower' Optimizes Vertical Space For Comfortable Living
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Beach-Ready Timber Cylindrical Houses
Beach-Ready Timber Cylindrical Houses
Austin Maynard Architects' Answers to Modern Sensitivities
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Vintage Mobile Office Trailers
Vintage Mobile Office Trailers
Edmonds + Lee Architects' Airstream Office is Boundary-Pushing
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Affordable Modular Housing Units
Affordable Modular Housing Units
Arana & Suasnabar Architects' Concept Can House Additional Rooms
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Interaction-Promoting Open Playgrounds
Interaction-Promoting Open Playgrounds
Olivier Vadrot's Interactive Design is Located in France
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Low-Lying Textured  UK Villas
Low-Lying Textured UK Villas
Peter Zumthor Pays Homage to Italian Architect Andrea Palladio
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Rugged Minimalist Tiny Homes
Rugged Minimalist Tiny Homes
IIM Interior's Micro Dwelling Boasts an Exterior of Corten Steel
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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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Extremely Compact Micro Flats
Extremely Compact Micro Flats
A Little Design's Project in Taipei Covers 17.6 Square Meters
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Vegetative Concrete Homes
Vegetative Concrete Homes
Patisandhika & Dan Mitchell Tap Tropical Bruitalism for a Design in Bali
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Affordable Concrete Block Designs
Affordable Concrete Block Designs
Gus Wüstemann's Housing Concept is Located in Albisrieden
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