Architectural Trends in 2016: Modern, Efficient and High-Tech

By Daybreak South
CBC News, Jan 1, 2016

Image: In the Okanagan, Meiklejohn says big buildings are coming back to life with more people wanting to build multi-family housing projects. Courtesy of Meiklejohn Architects, CBC(Image: In the Okanagan, Meiklejohn says big buildings are coming back to life with more people wanting to build multi-family housing projects. Courtesy of Meiklejohn Architects, CBC)

As Vancouver anticipates a slew of new cutting-edge condos, we look to the year ahead in architecture with Jim Meiklejohn, an architect in Kelowna, B.C. What does 2016 have to offer in building design?

Meiklejohn says the future of home design is about modernity, efficiency and technology.

“We are moving into a modern style of homes,” said Meiklejohn, explaining that he believes global trends are pulsing into designing homes with cleaner lines and more open space. Read more…

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