'Green' is the new colour of India and how – from green hotels, green metros, green airports, green hospitals, green pavilions, green libraries to architects, magazines, ebooks, websites all talking green; the concept of green has stepped in confidently to combat issues Read more...
Bamboo is gaining worldwide interest as an eco-friendly material, and thus there is developing interest towards bamboo building technology based on recognized engineering principles. Bamboo construction has always been considered temporary and not surprisingly Read more...
Today, more cities look like concrete jungles: new streets and houses are built, solving the problem of missing housing space and increasing traffic. This leads to high CO² emissions, flooding, noise and the heat island effect. Green roofs are an excellent alternative Read more...
Saving our environment is the most vital issue that humankind must address today, feeding into our fears that this millennium may be our last. For the designer, the compelling question is: how do we design for a sustainable future? Industries face similar concerns of seeking Read more...
In both the construction of new buildings and the refurbishment of existing ones, there is an increasing trend towards construction materials with the highest possible energy efficiency. For structural glass producers and finishers, this is a challenge and opportunity Read more...