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Architecture in 2022

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As the New Year begins, it is time to look back at some key architectural milestones that defined 2022.

The year 2022 had several new vistas for the architecture and interiors space even as the industry tried to come out of the shadows of the pandemic.

Metaverse

A breakthrough in design boundaries has resulted in a clean, almost monumental scale space that is encased by inclined surfaces carefully imagined and printed out of clay.

Prefabrication

Modular construction as a sustainable and efficient alternative to conventional building methods is making inroads using prefabrication technology.

3D printed Architecture

3D printed construction demonstrated the potential of a fast-growing technology capable of redefining and pushing the limits of conventional architecture.

Materiality changes from stone cladding at the entry level to dichromatic glazing
Materiality changes from stone cladding at the entry level to dichromatic glazing courtesy Amit Khanna Design Associates

Solar powered Architecture

Despite the wide diversity of available solar technologies, solar energy systems are still not considered mainstream technologies in building practice.

Multifunctional Spaces

Homes have always multi-tasked to accommodate the diverse needs of its inhabitants. However, in the post-pandemic world, homes are expected to play host to some new activities and functions on a day-to-day basis, in a dedicated manner.

Smart Homes

The extensive advancement in technology has evolved our lifestyles in more ways than we would have anticipated only until a few years back.

Read the full story that first appeared in Architect & Interiors Jan 2023 issue here:

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