Trends watch and analysis
We detect and analyze the early trends that point to the major transformations in construction, mobility, real estate and sustainable cities.
Our overviews of major trends in the transformation of cities and regions.
Timber taking root in the construction industry
Driven by the climate crisis, the construction of timber frame buildings is gaining market share. This success comes hand in hand with a proliferation of inn...
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American startup Von Perry looks to raise $2 million via crowdfunding for its 3D-printed geopolymer concrete homes. A Scottish startup offers a lightweight c...
The rebound effect: an obstacle to overcome on the road to the energy transition
Energy sobriety, redesigning urban landscapes, thermal renovation of buildings… The number of urgent tasks are on the rise as the effects of the climate cris...
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BlocPower wants to decarbonize more than 10,000 homes and buildings in Menlo Park by 2030. And more...
Roads: the route to electrifying mobility?
Those nostalgic for electric race tracks can rejoice, for life-size electric roads may be about to see the light of day. From reducing emissions and limiting...
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Modular construction specialist Assembly OSM raises $38 million. Nexii raises $35M with its eco-friendly modular construction solution. Michelin acquires a s...
What do we do?
The VINCI Group created Leonard to tackle the challenges posed by the transformation of regions and lifestyles. Our goal is to unite a community of key stakeholders in order to build the city of the future together.