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Top 50 Architecture Trends in 2008

— December 31, 2008 — Art & Design
Welcome to our 2008 architecture trend countdown. This list features the top architecture trends in the last year. The report is a crowd-filtered ranking based on TrendHunter.com monthly traffic (several million monthly views) and our architecture trend database, which now has more than 1,384 architecture trends.

If you are looking for professional design trend research and trend clusters, check out our 2009 Trend Reports.

Implications - Architecture is one field that is constantly trying to stay on the cutting-edge of the design world, and businesses can all take notes of the ways that architecture firms attempt to do this. A combination of futuristic models, updated designs and forward-thinking can help both architectural deigns as well as business designs as a whole stay fresh.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
49
Luxurious Greek Art Hotel
Luxurious Greek Art Hotel
Classical Baby Grand Hotel Athens
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48
Atom Smasher Photography
Atom Smasher Photography
Large Hadron Collider Art (UPDATE)
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47
All Wonders of the World in Dubai
All Wonders of the World in Dubai
Pyramid, Taj Mahal and More in Falcon City of Wonders
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46
Airports as Monuments
Airports as Monuments
9 Amazing New Airports
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45
Death Star Inspired Hotel
Death Star Inspired Hotel
Full Moon in Azerbaijan
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44
Green Luxury Building at Al Raha Beach
Green Luxury Building at Al Raha Beach
Abu Dhabi World Trade Center
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43
Red Swimming Pools
Red Swimming Pools
Hotel Unique, Sao Paolo
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42
Absolute Tallest Building
Absolute Tallest Building
Hyder Consulting's 5,250 Ft Structure
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41
Vertical Eco Farm
Vertical Eco Farm
Las Vegas 30 Storey Garden
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40
The Ring House
The Ring House
Best Private House
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39
"Best Toilet" Awards
"Best Toilet" Awards
Nashville's Hermitage Hotel Wins 2008 Honor
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38
Vertical Farming (Part III)
Vertical Farming (Part III)
Toronto Sky Farm
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37
Hotel of Doom
Hotel of Doom
'Worst Building in the History of Mankind' to Resume Construction
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36
Eco-Luxury Architecture
Eco-Luxury Architecture
$15 Million Orchid House
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35
Dubai's Next Man Made Island
Dubai's Next Man Made Island
The Universe
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34
Mile-High Tower (UPDATE)
Mile-High Tower (UPDATE)
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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33
Organic Mountainside Architecture
Organic Mountainside Architecture
Asemic Scapes Rehab Center
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32
Futuristic Movie Theatre in Hong Kong
Futuristic Movie Theatre in Hong Kong
AMC Pacific Place Cinema
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31
Wheel Shaped Hotel
Wheel Shaped Hotel
Dubai Promenade
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30
5 Spectacular Swimming Pools
5 Spectacular Swimming Pools
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29
Vortex Art Homes
Vortex Art Homes
The Inversion House
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28
World's Largest Gucci Store
World's Largest Gucci Store
Gucci New York
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27
Jenga Block Architecture
Jenga Block Architecture
The "Next Generation House" by Sou Fujimoto
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26
Redneck Mansion
Redneck Mansion
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25
Luxury Creation In Cancun
Luxury Creation In Cancun
NIZUC Resort Residence Spa
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24
Alien-Themed Architecture
Alien-Themed Architecture
Giger Bar
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23
Floating Ecopolis for Climate Refugees
Floating Ecopolis for Climate Refugees
The Lilypad
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22
Water Sculptures
Water Sculptures
Vortex Fountains by William Pye
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21
Green Creative Interior Design
Green Creative Interior Design
Alternating Tread Bookcase Stair
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20
Steampunked Headquarters
Steampunked Headquarters
Oakley Architecture at SoCal Head Office
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19
Modern Tokyo Compact Housing
Modern Tokyo Compact Housing
Architecture by Yasuhiro Yamashita
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18
Mile-High Eco-Tower
Mile-High Eco-Tower
500 Floor London Building
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17
Self-Financed Architecture
Self-Financed Architecture
Saunders and Wilhelmsen Build Their Own Plans
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16
Gravity Defying Houses
Gravity Defying Houses
Daring Architecture
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15
Work Space Playgrounds
Work Space Playgrounds
Google Office in Zurich
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14
Voyeuristic Photography
Voyeuristic Photography
Peep Into 'The Transparent City'
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13
Awesome Architecture in Iran
Awesome Architecture in Iran
Incredible Buildings You Never Knew About
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12
Upside Down Stores
Upside Down Stores
Viktor & Rolf in Milan
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11
Intelligent Future Homes
Intelligent Future Homes
The Jung Smart House
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10
$6 Million Bachelor Pads
$6 Million Bachelor Pads
Ultra Modern Bader House
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9
African Prefab Houses
African Prefab Houses
The Abod
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8
Redesigning the Eiffel Tower
Redesigning the Eiffel Tower
Serero Project
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7
Mushroom House
Mushroom House
Zube's Whistler Toadstool
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6
$2 Billion Homes
$2 Billion Homes
Antilla is World's Most Expensive House (FOLLOW-UP)
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5
Luxury Steel Box Home on Stilts
Luxury Steel Box Home on Stilts
Delta Shelter
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4
7 Floors & 7 Stars Below Sea Level
7 Floors & 7 Stars Below Sea Level
Istanbul Underwater Hotel
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3
$500 Million Homes
$500 Million Homes
La Leopolda
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2
Modular Igloos
Modular Igloos
Styrofoam Dome Houses
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1
Fashion Inspired by Architecture
Fashion Inspired by Architecture
Marchesa For Spires and Pagodas
<