We have dedicated many internet pages to methods and materials that could shape the future of construction -from demountable steel structures to prefabrication and even tiny construction robots.

However, a recently released infographic narrows the list down to seven of the most plausible innovations we could see popularised in the coming years, including self-healing concrete, permeable concrete, and using carbon dioxide as a building material.

The future, it seems, is already here.

Infographic by Gutter Masters