Airbnb—a community hospitality provider—has collaborated with four design studios—Studioilse, Jasper Morrison, Patternity, and Raw Edges—for smart contemporary house designs for the upcoming London Design Festival. The event that is centered on the “new way of living” theme—it will reveal fresh takes on affordable yet stylish pop-up houses. The concepts will be on display in Trafalgar Square from September 13-21 during the Festival

Cities are gradually evolving into more personalized spaces, allowing citizens to organize their life in the most sustainable way. Originally being areas for masses, cities are shifting towards focusing on individuals—their intellectual and physical needs, their passions, social and environmental views and aspirations.

Within the past year, there have been two major trends in re-arranging urban life: on the one hand, cities tend to be eco-friendly and more comfortable; on the other hand, the urban environment integrates technology for communal living, thus gets more tech-oriented and somewhat futuristic.

Find some most vibrant trends in urban living that will gain momentum in 2014, below.