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Top 100 Architecture Ideas in October

From Striking Marble Apartments to Super Slim Condominiums

— October 26, 2014 — Autos
The top October 2014 architecture ideas are as creative as ever. With the population continuing to increase at an exponential rate, designers and architects are exploring different ways to accommodate so many people while also remaining respectful to the environment. On one end of the spectrum is a super slim condo that doesn't take up too much space in the neighborhood but manages to provide a roomy abode for residents.

Yet on the other end are experimental houses that focus on atypical structures, materials and more. One of the homes featured in this collection of October 2014 architecture ideas is made entirely out of concrete and takes happens to resemble the form of an AT-AT Walker from Star Wars.
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Crystal Clear Layout Stations
Crystal Clear Layout Stations
The Los Angeles Union Station Updates Make Directions More Evident
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Illusory Canvas-Wrapped Palaces
Illusory Canvas-Wrapped Palaces
The Palace of Versailles is Sheathed in Dior Trompe L'Oeil Canvas
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Renovated Police Station Restaurants
Renovated Police Station Restaurants
This Eatery was Formerly Head Quarters for Law Enforcement
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Wearable Architecture Accessories
Wearable Architecture Accessories
'Look At My Bag!' Celebrates Old Beijing's Architecture
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Suspended Woven Dwellings
Suspended Woven Dwellings
Nido by Ana Rascovsky Suspends Nest-Like Structures in the Trees
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95
Deceiving Windowless Abodes
Deceiving Windowless Abodes
The House in Nara-Zaka is Misleading from the Front
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Symbolic Public Buildings
Symbolic Public Buildings
The Christchurch Convention Centre Will Be a Symbol of Recovery
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Stairwell-Focused Abodes
Stairwell-Focused Abodes
The House in Kamiosaki is Compact Yet Elegant
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92
Cedar Rainscreen Homes
Cedar Rainscreen Homes
This Unique House is Perfect for Hosting Family Gatherings
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Tranquil Holiday Homes
Tranquil Holiday Homes
The Honsinzi House is Located in Cheongdo-Gun in South Korea
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Partitioned Californian Abodes
Partitioned Californian Abodes
This Los Angeles Estate Separates Public and Private
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Unified Two-Storey Apartments
Unified Two-Storey Apartments
Coffey Architects' Design Brings Harmony to Two Disconnected Floors
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Rejuvenated Desert Farmhouses
Rejuvenated Desert Farmhouses
This Renovated Farmhouse Updates a Family Heirloom
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Gargantuan Green Walls
Gargantuan Green Walls
Green Over Grey's ‘Mountains & Trees, Waves & Pebbles’ is in B.C.
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Vegetation-Inspired Education Centers
Vegetation-Inspired Education Centers
The 'Family Box' in Beijing is a Creative Place for Kids
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Multipurpose Soccer Stadiums
Multipurpose Soccer Stadiums
The Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux Will Host Soccer & Cultural Events
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Simplistic Cedar Cabins
Simplistic Cedar Cabins
La SHED Architecture's Blue Hills Home is a Cozy Cabin in Quebec
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Massive Sustainable Airports
Massive Sustainable Airports
The New Mexico City Airport Will Be One Of the Most Sustainable
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Eco-Friendly Skyscraper Concepts
Eco-Friendly Skyscraper Concepts
The Organic London Skyscraper Grows Out of Recycled Waste
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Tubed Volume Architecture
Tubed Volume Architecture
U26 Architecture Studio Comes up with a Banana-Like Facade
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Cityscape Wall Fixtures
Cityscape Wall Fixtures
These City Landscape Wall Installations Replicate the Streets of Europe
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Folded Roof Residences
Folded Roof Residences
The ORIGAMI House by TSC Architects is Modern and Sculptural
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Beachside Chilean Residences
Beachside Chilean Residences
WMR Arquitectos' Casa Swift House Boasts a Sleek and Modern Look
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Spacious Industrial Penthouses
Spacious Industrial Penthouses
The Y Duplex Penthouse Provides Space and Character
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Monochromatic Minimalist Residences
Monochromatic Minimalist Residences
The D58 House Offers an Understated Elegance
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Adaptable Loft Apartments
Adaptable Loft Apartments
This 2,200 Square Foot Loft Renovation Fits Diverse Needs
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Mathematical Gallery Designs
Mathematical Gallery Designs
Zaha Hadid Will Design the London Science Museum Mathematics Gallery
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Cozy Self-Sustaining Homes
Cozy Self-Sustaining Homes
This Sustainable Home Design in Michegan Generates its Own Energy
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Traditional Tokyo Residence
Traditional Tokyo Residence
The Jet House by Sabaoarch Connects Its Inhabitants with Nature
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Secluded Luxury Homes
Secluded Luxury Homes
The Luxembourg House is Designed to Offer Privacy and Seclusion
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Architectural Animal Housing
Architectural Animal Housing
The Initiative Asks Architects to Donate Creative Cat Shelter Designs
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Enclosed Timber Abodes
Enclosed Timber Abodes
The Open House Features a Timber Frame
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Windowless Wall Abodes
Windowless Wall Abodes
The Kusatsu Home by ALTS Design Office is Modern
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Dramatically Tilted Abodes
Dramatically Tilted Abodes
The Leaning House Gains Sunlight Because of Its Slanted Shape
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Elegant Industrial Bricks
Elegant Industrial Bricks
The 3S Metal Cladding Will Make Industrial Buildings Look Better
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Raw Concrete Residences
Raw Concrete Residences
The House in Tajiri is a Concrete Farmhouse
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Angular Woodwork Eateries
Angular Woodwork Eateries
Montreal's Kinoya Restaurant Boasts Complex and Geometric Elements
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Abstract School Houses
Abstract School Houses
This Colorful School Room Makes Use of a Once-Abandoned Space
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Barnyard-Inspired Architecture
Barnyard-Inspired Architecture
MU Architecture's Malbaie VIII Residence is Like a Modern Log Home
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Luxurious Agricultural Abodes
Luxurious Agricultural Abodes
The Red Bridge House is Rich in the Details
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60
Striking Marble Apartments
Striking Marble Apartments
This House Features a Gorgeous Marble Interior Design
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Window-Centric Abodes
Window-Centric Abodes
The House in Gokurakuji Has Expansive Views
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Sliding Roof Houses
Sliding Roof Houses
The All-Glass Residence by dRMM Boasts a Retractable Exterior
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Imprisoned Plants Installations
Imprisoned Plants Installations
The 'Les Fleurs Maudites' Installation Displays Shunned Plants
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Biodegradable Forest Shelters
Biodegradable Forest Shelters
This 3D-Printed Design of Blends into the Natural Surroundings
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Domed Shell Structures
Domed Shell Structures
The Pathe Foundation Building Structure Merges Modern and Historical Design
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Magnificent Spiral Abodes
Magnificent Spiral Abodes
This Spiraling House Features a Rooftop Terrace
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Sustainable Californian Abodes
Sustainable Californian Abodes
The Hillside House is a Sustainable Property with Skylight Views
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Weathered Beach Homes
Weathered Beach Homes
The Clovelly House Gains Character with Each Year
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Glass House Distilleries
Glass House Distilleries
The Bombay Sapphire Head Office by Thomas Heatherwick is Impressive
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50
Elevated Museum Architecture
Elevated Museum Architecture
The National Art Museum of China by Jean Nouvel is Stunning
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Eco-Friendly Cottages
Eco-Friendly Cottages
This Contemporary Cabin Recycles Old Materials
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Monumental Mercedes Centers
Monumental Mercedes Centers
Mustafa Al-Nuaimi Designs a Fluid Circular Structure Inspired by Cars
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Bespoke Co-Home Projects
Bespoke Co-Home Projects
This Communal Cohousing Development is the First in London, England
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Walled Waterway Residences
Walled Waterway Residences
The House in Onomichi is Focused Around an Adjacent Waterway
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Varied Veneer Abodes
Varied Veneer Abodes
The House T in Austria Changes as One Walks Around the Outside
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Minimalist Zen Abodes
Minimalist Zen Abodes
House Thommy is a Meditative Retreat
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Playful Workplaces
Playful Workplaces
Sancal Celebrates 40th Birthday with an Office Redesign
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Super Slim Condominiums
Super Slim Condominiums
The AIR-Madalena Building Celebrates Tall and Thin Construction
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Descending Level Abodes
Descending Level Abodes
The Casa Casablanca 67 House is Situated on a Hillside
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Expandable Shipping Container Homes
Expandable Shipping Container Homes
The G-Pod Dwell Home Can Easily Be Expanded to Increase Space
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Organically Sculptural Pavilions
Organically Sculptural Pavilions
Endesa World Fab Condenser is Conceived With Modern Technology
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Colorful Restaurant Decor
Colorful Restaurant Decor
Studio Masquespacio Creates a Bright Space for To-Go Mediterranean Food
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Palatial Penthouse Lofts
Palatial Penthouse Lofts
The Karakoy Loft is Cohesive and Simple
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Green Paneled Homes
Green Paneled Homes
SVOYA Studio Designed this Apartment with Green Walls
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Compact Seaside Residences
Compact Seaside Residences
The Window House by Yasutaka Yoshimura is Stylish Small Space
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Residential Entertainment Complexes
Residential Entertainment Complexes
This Entertainment Residence Features Outdoor Living
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Scattered Geometry Structure
Scattered Geometry Structure
This Architecture Piece by Michael Jantzen Boasts a Conceptual Design
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Symmetrical Architecture Photography
Symmetrical Architecture Photography
Sasha Levin's Photographs of Architecture Will Mesmerize You
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Revived Hip Hotels
Revived Hip Hotels
The Verb Hotel in Boston Embraces Counter-Cultural Art and Music
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Suburban Japanese Architecture Photography
Suburban Japanese Architecture Photography
Jeremie Souteyrat's Tokyo No Ie Compiles These Pictures
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Mountain Top Cabins
Mountain Top Cabins
People Can Enjoy a Free Place to Stay If They Climb 8303 Feet to Get There
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Luxury Apartment Renovations
Luxury Apartment Renovations
This 19th Century Apartment in Paris Combines Private & Public Uses
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Elevated Eco Homes
Elevated Eco Homes
GLUCK+'s Tower House Residence Treads Lightly on the Land
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Blackboard Workspace Decor
Blackboard Workspace Decor
Evernote App's California Office Encourages Collaborative Thinking
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Modernist Summer Residences
Modernist Summer Residences
This Hamptons Home by Mojo Stumer Associates Embraces Clean Design
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Bleached Barn Abodes
Bleached Barn Abodes
The Hupomone Ranch is a Fresh Example of Sustainable Building and Farming
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Eclectic Quirky Homes
Eclectic Quirky Homes
This Contemporary Cottage Home is Welcoming and Undemanding
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Curved Bamboo Structures
Curved Bamboo Structures
Wang Wen-Chih's Woven Architecture Boasts Organic Shapes
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Space-Saving Lofts
Space-Saving Lofts
This Smart Storage Home Makes the Most of Vertical Space
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Low-Budget Housing Projects
Low-Budget Housing Projects
This Vietnamese Housing Project Addresses an Urgent Issue
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River-Perched Homes
River-Perched Homes
The River House in Serbia Sits on a Rock Formation in the Middle of the Water
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Compact Micro-Apartments
Compact Micro-Apartments
This Student-Designed Small Space Apartment is About 7' Wide
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Organic Treehouse Pods
Organic Treehouse Pods
Antony Gibbon Designs' Embryo Treehouse is a Tree House Home for Adults
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Versatile Modular Homes
Versatile Modular Homes
Green Zero is a Modular Housing Unit That Can Go Virtually Anywhere
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Recycled Refugee Residences
Recycled Refugee Residences
Agora Architects Created a Bamboo Structure to Help Fleeing Burmese
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Modular Hexagonal Homes
Modular Hexagonal Homes
Barry Jackson's HIVEHAUS is a Modular Housing Design Inspired by Bees
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Brutalist Sci-Fi Houses
Brutalist Sci-Fi Houses
The Star Wars Home by Moon Hoon is Inspired by a Childhood Dream
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$1 Historical Homes
$1 Historical Homes
The James Lee House Cost Homeowners Just a Dollar to Buy
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Mobile Wooden Shelters
Mobile Wooden Shelters
The Soul Box by Allergutendinge Can be Placed Anywhere
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Environmentally Blending Homes
Environmentally Blending Homes
Weston Residence's Sustainable House Merged With the Environment
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Feline-Friendly Architecture
Feline-Friendly Architecture
These Outdoor Cat Shelter Designs Raised Money For the FixNation NGO
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Submerged Luxury Homes
Submerged Luxury Homes
H2OME Offers Luxury Living Space Under the Ocean
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Sturdy Camping Structures
Sturdy Camping Structures
The Trakke Jero Yurt Tent is More Substantial Than Your Standard Shelter
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Cliff-Hanging Houses
Cliff-Hanging Houses
Modscape Conceptualizes a Contemporary Home that Dangles Off of a Cliff
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Pure Minimalist Apartments
Pure Minimalist Apartments
The Tsai Residence is Easily Revertible to its Former State
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Boxed Bedroom Solutions
Boxed Bedroom Solutions
The LOIOS Houses Capsular Chambers Within an Old Historic Structure
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Rural Off-Grid Cabins
Rural Off-Grid Cabins
The Tintaldra Rural Cabin Blends in Seamlessly With its Rugged Surroundings
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Compact Prefab Homes
Compact Prefab Homes
This Modular Prefab Home Called 'The Passion House' Takes Two Days to Set Up
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Woodsy Prefab Cabins
Woodsy Prefab Cabins
Chris Pardo Design's Small Prefab Home is Ideal for Cozying Up with Nature
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