2017 is right around the corner and the new ideas for structural and aesthetic design are emerging. See what is predicted for the new year so you can stay ahead of the curve!
Revisiting Traditional Materials for Commercial Buildings:
There is a drive to return to building materials such as timber or compacted earth. While that may seem backwards, there are new developments on how to manipulate the material for maximum security, such as laminated wood that is sturdier and more fire resistant. With new innovation, a host of materials that may not have been thought about in many years can resurface back into the market, offering new perspectives for both functionality and appearance.
Health and Environment Conscious Housing:
Overall health is becoming a major concern as new studies emerge showing how our environment can affect our well-being. Since we spend a large amount of our time in our homes and place of work, being in a building that maximizes air flow, is made from organic or non-toxic...