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Solar Powered Sleeping Pods: Winter Safety For The Homeless 

German city Ulm has recently rolled out a new benevolent concept as a means to keep its homeless safe during harsh weathers. With solution focused determination, experts manufactured highly technological weatherproof nests powered by renewable energy. Currently in the second year of trials, they have been called ‘Ulmer Nests.’ Though the nation is Europe’s strongest economic system and the fourth-largest around the globe, statistics still show a recurring issue of 860,000 homeless German nationals, particularly increasing in 2014 when a…

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How COVID-19 has Boosted These 7 Hot Building Trends for 2021

2020 was the year for the record books, in so many ways both “good” and “bad”.  Namely the emergence of COVID-19 had a profound effect on our lives and applied a nearly ubiquitous need to evaluate our lives; how we live at home, how we interact with our families, co-workers and our communities at large.  One very true story is that 2020 fundamentally changed how we live in our homes and forced upon many of us, a deep review and…

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5 Iconic Buildings Redesigned in Modern Architectural Styles

Architecture is a constantly changing art. As every building is created, it reflects the climate and culture of its time, with the most iconic buildings becoming classic symbols of entire cities or countries. Most of these famous landmarks were built well in the past. But what if they had been designed today?  In this post by Green Building Elements, we explore 5 concepts examining that idea. The Eiffel Tower – Paris, France The first of these concepts is the Eiffel…

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