Blight Rayner | Timber high-rises and trendy laneways to be among architecture trends of 2018
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Timber high-rises and trendy laneways to be among architecture trends of 2018

More pop-up shops, high-rises made of wood and the demise of big box shopping malls — these are just some of the architecture trends you can expect to see in 2018.

Celebrated Brisbane architect Michael Rayner said tastes were changing when it came to spaces in which people lived, worked and shopped.

“The new public space isn’t the static space anymore; it’s something where events keep changing, programming keeps changing,” he said.

“I think there’s a kind of realisation you need to keep changing for people to come back and intrigue them.

“This idea of pop-up things happening and going away is really catching on.”

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