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.
The prefab race is on for timber collective constructions
Prefabrication in wood for collective construction has many advantages. Several players in the sector are positioning themselves to go to scale.
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In Israel, nine startups selected for Reach Net Zero mission. Dutch startup VonWood raises €2.7m to digitise the timber trade. Australian modular solar manuf...
Why river transport is making waves
Producing lower levels of pollution and boasting a network of 19th- and 20th-century canals, river transport is once again experiencing growth after decades ...
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Svante raises $318 million for its carbon capture technology. 3D printing introduced on construction sites in Japan. Kenyan startup Kubik raises funds for it...
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US startup Urban Machine develops a tech solution for recycling wood. Startup Exodigo featured on Time's 200 Best Inventions of 2022. Foundamental announces ...
Renewable energy and the land use conundrum
As efforts to develop renewable energy increase, the land requirements of energy infrastructure are expanding. An expansion that forces industry players to i...
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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.