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No longer built solely for function, cityscapes and structural designs are going above and beyond traditional blueprints for artistic expression. From contemporary homes to sustainable architecture and abstract buildings, Trend Hunter’s architecture category is here to offer some insight into how structural designs are changing due to modern and contemporary inspirations.
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Low-Carbon Concrete Solutions
Low-Carbon Concrete Solutions
CHRYSO Aims to Revolutionize the Concrete Industry With 'EnviroMix'
CHRYSO, a company specializing in sustainable solutions for the construction industry, has announced the launch of ‘EnviroMix,’ a new range of eco-friendly products and services aimed... MORE
Sustainable Swiss Chalets
Sustainable Swiss Chalets
L.S Design Created a Cozy Yet Modern Chalet in Verbier, Switzerland
L.S Design is the brainpower behind the new cozy retreat located in Verbier, Switzerland. The Dubai-based architecture firm designed the private house along a secluded ridge. The house combines... MORE
Net-Zero Carbon Fast-Food Restaurants
Net-Zero Carbon Fast-Food Restaurants
McDonald's Opened its First Net-Zero Restaurant in the UK
McDonald’s opened its first net-zero restaurant in the UK. The fast-food chain industry is responsible for a portion of carbon emissions due to the nature of its processes. McDonald’s is... MORE
Modular Energy Storage Systems
Modular Energy Storage Systems
Kohler Power Reserve Gives Homeowners Access to Solar Energy
Kohler Power Reserve is a CES 2022 innovation that was created to give homeowners access to solar energy no matter the time of day, weather or the status of the grid. The modular home energy storage... MORE
Net-Zero Hotels
Net-Zero Hotels
Room2 Opened the World's First Whole-Life Net-Zero Hotel
Room2 opened the doors to what it is calling the world’s first net-zero hotel across its entire lifespan from construction to demolition. The hotel from the hospitality brand was designed by... MORE
Net-Zero Emissions Initiatives
Net-Zero Emissions Initiatives
Kraft Heinz Has Announced a Commitment to Be GHG Net-Zero by 2050
‘Kraft Heinz Co.,’ one of the largest food manufacturers in the western hemisphere, has announced a new in-house commitment to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. It is important to note... MORE
Self-Sufficient Housing Models
Self-Sufficient Housing Models
Ripple is a Smart Urban Structure with Self-Sufficient Technology
Ripple is a self-sufficient house model designed by VIRTUe, a student team from the Technical University of Eindhoven in the Netherlands. The team was tasked by the 2021 Solar Decathalon Europe to... MORE
High-Performance Utility E-Bikes
High-Performance Utility E-Bikes
Zoomo Unveiled he launch of the Zoomo One E-Bike
The Zoomo One is a utility e-bike by Zoomo, the world leader for electric last-mile delivery bikes. The e-bike boasts high-performance capabilities with unprecedented speed, safety, and durability.... MORE
Embodied Carbon
New building designs consider the environmental cost from start to end-of-life
Trend - Brands in construction are now taking steps to accurately understand the building's environmental impact through an "embodied carbon" lens. Embodied carbon refers to the total carbon footprint of the materials used throughout the supply chain–from extraction and manufacturing through to the landfill or recycling plant.
Workshop Question - How can you consider the life-long consequences of a product or service and reduce its environmental effect?
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Floating Recycled Tennis Courts
Floating Recycled Tennis Courts
Parley and adidas Built a Tennis Court Over the Great Barrier Reef
Parley and adidas partnered up to build a recycled plastic tennis court that floats over the Great Barrier Reef. Parley for the Oceans is an environmental nonprofit. The company teamed with adidas... MORE
Online Carbon Removal Platforms
Online Carbon Removal Platforms
BeZero Carbon Allows Consumers to Purchase Direct Carbon Removal
‘BeZero Carbon’ (BeZero) is a London-based climate asset and liability management solutions provider. In a recent partnership, BeZero has teamed up with Vancouver-based Carbon... MORE
play_circle_filled 3D-Printed Cacao Waste Villages
3D-Printed Cacao Waste Villages
Cacao Eco Village Structures are Made from Cacao Shell Waste
Cacao Eco Village in Ecuador is a carbon-neutral destination and a world-first global network of sustainable and smart villages that supports the circular economy. Created by architecture firm... MORE
Net-Zero Social Housing
Net-Zero Social Housing
Barreca & La Varra Designed L'Innesto, a Carbon-Neutral Housing Space
L’Innesto is a new social housing project in Milan designed by Barreca & La Varra. The social housing building will be carbon-neutral through several sustainability measures. Additionally,... MORE
3D-Printed Mycelium Columns
3D-Printed Mycelium Columns
Blast Studio 3D-Printed a Columns that Can be Harvested for Mushrooms
Blast Studio created a column from mycelium that boasts a dual purpose. The studio 3D-printed the column using living mycelium. The hope is that the column could be harvested for mushrooms before... MORE
Singaporean Climate-Positive Initiatives
Singaporean Climate-Positive Initiatives
Singapore Has Stated that it Wants Efficient Data Centers
As a part of the Singaporean climate initiative the nation began in 2020, the Singaporean minister for trade has announced in 2022 that the country will only allow highly resource-efficient data... MORE
CO2 Sequestering Pipelines
CO2 Sequestering Pipelines
ADM Has Developed a Pipeline Plan for Midwestern Carbon Recapture
‘ADM,’ the United States-based multinational food and commodities trading company, has announced a new partnership with ‘Wolf Carbon Solutions’ where the two will construct... MORE
Direct Air Capture Technologies
Direct Air Capture Technologies
'Sustaera' Is Scaling Up Its Cost-Efficient Carbon Capture Tech
‘Sustaera’ is a subdivision of ‘Susteon Inc.’ that focuses on carbon dioxide removal. Its flagship method of achieving this is direct air capture DAC) technology. In what is... MORE
Accelerated Carbon Capture Initiatives
Accelerated Carbon Capture Initiatives
Carbon America Has Received Funding to Advance Its Systems
‘Carbon America’ is the first vertically integrated carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) super developer in the ever-growing carbon capture industry. On December 14th, Carbon America... MORE
Solvent-Based Carbon Recapturers
Solvent-Based Carbon Recapturers
UT Austin and Honeywell Will Commercialize Carbon Recapture Tech
The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) is collaborating with Honeywell to further develop commercial carbon recapture technologies. The current carbon recapture technology used by UT Austin... MORE
Energy Efficient Mall Redesigns
Energy Efficient Mall Redesigns
CF Toronto Eaton Centre's Skylight Galleria to Have Upgrades
As part of its ongoing efforts to evolve its flagship retail asset, Cadillac Fairview recently announced a $60 million upgrade to the galleria skylight roof at CF Toronto Eaton Centre. While... MORE
Air Pollution Capture Devices
Air Pollution Capture Devices
MinusDUST Helps Improve the Air Quality Outdoors
Poor air quality continues to damage the health of all living beings, particularly in urban areas. A mix of factors like vehicular and industrial emissions, dust, weather patterns, construction sites,... MORE
3D Printed Concrete Houses
3D Printed Concrete Houses
'COBOD' and 'CEMEX' Announced a 3D Printing Mixture That Uses Concrete
‘CEMEX,’ the specialized 3D printing material company, has announced the debut of a 3D printed concrete material alongside ‘COBOD,’ the industrial 3D printing company.... MORE
Biodiversity Architectural Exhibits
Biodiversity Architectural Exhibits
My ArchiSchool is Hosting an Ecological Exhibition
My ArchiSchool is set to host an exhibition that examines the relationship between architecture and biodiversity. The participating students will explore how urban spaces can better coexist with... MORE
Carbon-Negative Sports Halls
Carbon-Negative Sports Halls
The Pierre Chevet Building France is Made with Hempcrete
Lemoal Lemoal recently completed construction on the world’s first carbon-negative public building and it is made of an innovative material by the name of hempcrete. As its name suggests, this... MORE
Sustainable 3D-Printed Homes
Sustainable 3D-Printed Homes
Holcim and COBOD Have Launched the 14 Trees Initiative to Build Homes
‘Holcim,’ a Switzerland-based building material company, has partnered up with ‘COBOD,’ an industrial 3D-printing company to launch the ‘14 Trees’ initiative.... MORE