New-home construction has seen consistent growth in the past three years, and sales of new homes are expected to increase by about 16 percent, or 580,000 homes, in 2014, according to Kiplinger’s Economic Outlooks. And as more homes are built, new architecture trends will begin to appear — slowly.
“Building is not an industry where big changes happen really fast,” said Amy Albert, editor of Custom Home Online. “Things happen over time.”
Still, Albert named five home-design elements she expects to see more often in 2014.