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Architecture & Design Archives - CREtech Climate

daryn July 12, 2023

One of the best ways to make buildings greener is to cover them with solar panels — turning homes, offices, and factories into clean energy generators.

daryn April 12, 2023
  • AI-enabled Built World startups raised as much as FinTech in 2022, showing investor interest in using machine learning and computer vision to make building construction, management and transactions smarter and more efficient.
    • The intrigue: A/O PropTech's recently published report explores the use of AI in the Built World, illustrating how AI-embedde...
daryn March 29, 2023
  • Bjarke Ingels, a renowned Danish architect, has unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed hotel, which is set to revolutionize the way we think about architecture.
    • The intrigue: Designed to incorporate sustainability and eco-friendly features that blend seamlessly with nature, the world's first 3-d printed hotel is likely to spur further innovation in...
daryn June 28, 2022

The construction industry is enormous, employing millions of people. Experts estimate the sector will be worth $15.5 trillion by 2030. This growth is fantastic for construction companies but could be detrimental to the environment.

daryn May 20, 2022

An investment management firm set up by former Unibail-Rodamco chief executive Guillaume Poitrinal is raising a new €1B (£848M) fund to de...

daryn May 03, 2022

We spend over 90 percent of our time indoors. Most of you are probably reading this newsletter indoors. Have you ever spent time thinking about circularity in the built environment? The question I’m thinking about today is: Can buildings be truly circular?

daryn April 26, 2022

Amory Lovins built a house in the subarctic climes of the Rocky Mountains, more than a mile above sea level — without a conventional heating system. How? Energy-efficient design. Lovins, co-founder of think tank RMI, first wrote about the vast untapped savings that energy efficiency could unlock in a 1976 article for Foreign Affairs. (Canary Media is an independent affil...

daryn April 13, 2022

Architects and builders turn to ‘mass timber’—an engineered wood product similar in strength to concrete and steel—to build multistory buildings

daryn April 11, 2022

The building material of tomorrow could be one from our past: wood. Take Next: Lab Building of the Future, a Gensler Research Institute concept that envisions the evolution of science workplaces, an exercise undertaken because the demand for such spaces is skyrocketing in many markets. By employing mass timber instead of conventional concrete, the team, led by Gensler prin...