SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Solutions promoting sustainability in the built environment aim to address challenges and seize opportunities in our surroundings and infrastructure. This includes solutions that upgrade or innovate with construction of the buildings we live in, starting from the materials and construction techniques to reduce consumption, distribution systems that supply water and electricity.
SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Solutions associated with the design challenges of constructing buildings. This can include smart solutions to create eco-friendly housing designs that use recycled materials and promote energy conservation through passive design elements and smart technologies for waste management and sustainable transportation.
SDG 13: Climate Action
Solution to address the associated challenges and opportunities of the environment. Solutions need to combat climate change and its impacts by coming up with ideas to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and build resilience to climate-related hazards such as implementing disaster management techniques that leverage advanced technologies such as AI and climate monitoring systems.
SDG 15: Life on Land:
Solutions to address the associated challenges and opportunities of the environment. Solutions under this sub-theme should include bio-diversity friendly building designs and construction practices, sustainable landscaping, and innovative ideas for urban farming initiatives.