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Top 25 Architecture Innovations in September

From Plant Pot Facades to Communal Living Projects

— September 14, 2019 — Eco
The top September 2019 architecture ideas explore designs that range from the simple and practical to the fantastical and otherworldly.

To help people appreciate its striking stained glass windows and intricately designed ceiling, Norwich Cathedral set up a towering funhouse ride within its interior, also injecting a sense of play into a setting that's ordinarily very serious. In a few years, people will be able to look forward to being able to rent a stay in a futuristic and sustainable dwelling inspired by outer space.

Some of the most stunning architectural facades include experimentation with the use of repeated elements like plant pots and foliage, which form not only details that are interesting to look at but rich textures that make it seem as though buildings are dressed in "fabric."
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Net-Covered Educational Event Spaces
Net-Covered Educational Event Spaces
Divooe Zein Architects Repurposes This Abandoned Building
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Accessible Campground Cabins
Accessible Campground Cabins
M-Rad Produces a Dwelling That is Catered to Those with Restrictions
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Ultra-Cozy Wooden House Extensions
Ultra-Cozy Wooden House Extensions
Rise Design Studio Uses Douglas Fir Wood for This Home
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Playful Plant Pot Facades
Playful Plant Pot Facades
A Plant Pot Wall Adorns the Green Villa by MVRDV in the Netherlands
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Funhouse Chapel Rides
Funhouse Chapel Rides
Norwich Cathedral's Ride Helps Visitors Appreciate Ornate Interior Details
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Inflatable Rooftop Gardens
Inflatable Rooftop Gardens
SKNYPL Made a Modern Take on Korean Rooftop Garden Design
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Minimalist Weathering Steel Barns
Minimalist Weathering Steel Barns
Clayton & Little Boast Sustainability in This Structure's Design
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Textile-Inspired Facades
Textile-Inspired Facades
Julie Firkin Architects Boasts a Striking Patterned Facade for This Abode
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Slick Three-Apartment Urban Villas
Slick Three-Apartment Urban Villas
Nicola Probst Architetti's Design Boasts Smooth Corners
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Container-Based Seasonal Bars
Container-Based Seasonal Bars
SG Blocks Builds This Bar with Its Signature GreenSteel Product
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Contemporary Cat-Friendly Apartments
Contemporary Cat-Friendly Apartments
SABO Projects Designs a Parisian Flat for a Family with a Cat
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Shared Communal Living Projects
Shared Communal Living Projects
TC Plus Tests Boundaries in Belgium for the Future of Housing
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House-Like Apartments
House-Like Apartments
Atelier Pierre Thibault Arranged a Slated Facade for a Dual Apartment Layout
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Modular Social Housing Projects
Modular Social Housing Projects
Zeller & Moye Uses Adobe Brick & Concrete for Its Concept
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Stunning Architecture Photomontages
Stunning Architecture Photomontages
Mohammad Hassan Forouzanfar Fuses Tradition and Modernism
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Plant-Covered Self-Sufficient Structures
Plant-Covered Self-Sufficient Structures
WOHA Debuts an Immersive and Futuristic Pavilion
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Interconnected Rubik's Cube-Inspired Residencies
Interconnected Rubik's Cube-Inspired Residencies
Studio VARA Designs a Family Home for Five
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Rentable Martian Dwellings
Rentable Martian Dwellings
In 2020, AI SpaceFactory Will Be Renting Out a 3D-Printed Eco Home
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Speedily 3D-Printed Buildings
Speedily 3D-Printed Buildings
S-Squared 3D Printers Printed a Prototype Home in Just 12 Hours
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Expandable Camping Vehicle Designs
Expandable Camping Vehicle Designs
This Conceptual Countryside Camper Imagines the Year 2030
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Experimental Social Housing Projects
Experimental Social Housing Projects
A Community Development in Hidalgo Boasts Affordable Housing
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Couture-Inspried Concrete Friezes
Couture-Inspried Concrete Friezes
Iris van Herpen Boasts Her Experimental Haute Couture Aesthetic
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Urban Prefab Cottage Dwellings
Urban Prefab Cottage Dwellings
The NODE 'Trillium' Prefab Backyard Cottage Comes in Four Styles
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Minimalist African Safari Lodges
Minimalist African Safari Lodges
ARRCC Extends Afro-minimalism as a Movement with This Project
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Shipping Container Micro Homes
Shipping Container Micro Homes
Marilia Pellegrini Produces a Concept for a Luxury-Focused Home
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