One common indicator of the presence of people is the building. Since ancient times, everywhere people settle they construct buildings along with connectors called roads and supporting services involving more buildings - and they exploit natural resources.
Change the World!
Since 47% of the United States’ primary energy consumption is for space heating and cooling of buildings, the new building solution can make a major positive impact reducing energy demand.
Just Shelter is Not Enough
If we could make a major breakthrough in the way we construct buildings, we could reduce the adverse impact and improve the quality of life of those who occupy the buildings.