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7 Leading Residential Construction Trends

by Tricia Battle 07/21/2021

From innovative technologies to updated best practices, residential construction continues to improve. 

As we look towards the future, here are seven home construction trends to consider:

Increased Safety

Safety is always a prime concern in the world of construction. As jobs can pose many risks and dangers, organizations focus on protecting their staff with innovative tools and techniques. Equipment is also enhanced, leading to fewer systems that are shared with others that could cause cross contamination of materials or accidents.

Living Materials

One very exciting trend in the world of residential construction involves the use of living materials. These include biological compounds that actually grow themselves. In recent experiments, these were applied to buildings to provide a range of benefits. Out of these biological materials, the most promising types are materials made of bacteria and fungi. Further experiments are being conducted to learn even more about this area of construction.

Remote Technology

Chances are you’ve heard about the recent popularity of drone technology. While these devices provide tons of fun for kids and content creators, they’re also very useful in residential construction. Construction experts are now using drones and remote technology to get a better view of the space, and to even transport materials from one location to another.

Focus On Minimalism

In building the next generation of homes, people are becoming minimalists. New homeowners are realizing the power of having less, and it’s carrying over to new residential home-building projects. Homeowners today are interested in designing smaller, more sleek homes with clean lines.

Bold Colors

The most trendy colors in a new home building, bold colors are in. People are building unique homes that pop with crazy, bold color palettes.

Innovative Materials

Residential construction is also seeing an increase in more innovative materials. People focus on easy assembly, so don’t expect to see anything too complicated with a new home build. Also, new homeowners care more about functionality, so they’re designing innovative living spaces with unique, practical areas. 

If you’re in the market for a new home, you may not know where to start. By following these residential construction trends, you can design a home everyone will love!

 

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