📑 Construction

whitest paint

Researchers create the whitest paint that is also the coolest

Coating buildings with this paint may one day cool them off enough to reduce the need for air conditioning.

This company makes carbon-neutral 3D printed homes

Homes are designed with sustainability in mind, from a 3D printing construction process that eliminates 95% of construction waste, to the zero net energy finished product.

Subsurface real estate project

Subsurface real estate project aims to rejuvenate polluted areas

Building underground not only brings huge energy savings but also allows developers to avoid an expensive clean-up of contaminated industrial areas.

Brick Laying Robot

Brick-laying robots can build affordable houses

The system needs only two workers to control it, load bricks and mortar into its feeds, and also to complete damp-proofing and the pointing that finishes the mortar joints.

This treetop walk lets people experience nature on a whole new level

The panoramic treetop trail is also meant to attract new tourists looking to experience a walk among the treetops.

This machine crushes beer bottles into sand for construction

The process is not beneficial just for the environment but also for the construction industry.

Gablok

These wooden Lego-like blocks allow anyone to build a house

Based on the patented wooden home kit, it lets anyone build his/her own house in under a week rather than a month.

AL-SUS Step Lift

Motorized step transforms a staircase into a small elevator

This one-person lift was designed as an ingenious alternative for avoiding stairs.

hospital

This COVID hospital was built in just two days

It was transported as if it was a shipping container and then folded out to make larger spaces...

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