New generations ask for new solutions.
Understand the needs arising from demographic change.
Construction is still one of the least efficient and digitized industries worldwide. Nevertheless, in the last decade, there has been a considerable push from some of the industry leaders for better practices that are kinder to our planet
Islands are among the most vulnerable places to climate change. Especially given that islands contribute to a fraction of the global greenhouse gas emissions, the climate change risks they're facing are disproportional.
Even though cities cover only 3 percent of the earth's surface, they host more than half of its population and produce about three-quarters of global carbon emissions. Here are 5 cities implementing Unique Climate Solutions.
Taking a more serious and structured approach to downsizing, "micro-living" is now a dominant design and real estate trend. Officially, this term refers to homes that are up to 35 square meters in size.
A sustainable hospital is also known as a “green hospital”. The concept grew considerably in the last decades in healthcare to counter the conundrum of public health vs. the environment.
The world’s urban population more than quadrupled in the last 60 years and recently reached 4.4 billion, with no signs of slowing down. Hence, unsurprisingly, cities are responsible for about 75 percent of the global carbon emissions.
Following the industrial revolution, much of our consumption followed a linear model of “take-make-waste", and buildings are no exception. A rising alternative to this is the circular economy, a holistic approach to economic progress to benefit businesses, society, and the environment.
Logistics is a crucial part of doing business in the modern world, but it comes with a high environmental cost. About 8 percent of the global carbon emissions come from logistics, which is also a significant contributor to air pollution including particulate matter, nitrogen oxides, and volatile organic compounds.
Over the last ten years, intelligent buildings have emerged as a crucial component of the design process. Connected and automated solutions have provided operators with greater comfort, energy efficiency, and cost savings. But the COVID-19 pandemic brought another challenge to the frontlines of the building design projects: Hygiene.
"Buy experiences, not things" might sound like just another inspirational social media quote. However, it's the mantra that summarizes one of the tremendous paradigm shifts in consumer demand, which has been making waves in the global markets since the 1990s.
Like many great inventions in history, modern robots first existed in science fiction literature before they materialized in the real world. The word "robot" was first coined by the Czech playwright Karl Capek in 1921, in his hit play, "Rossum's Universal Robots". It comes from the word "rabota", which means "slave labor" in the Old Slavonic language.
Paragraph In the bestselling novel The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, a Swedish pensioner is tired of being underestimated because of his age. The charming protagonist Allan Karlsson decides to take control. He walks outside his window in his slippers — and the rest is history.