As compared to previous housing schemes, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) PMAY has distinct features, guidelines and benefits, writes Ar. Deepti H Makar, DGM – Architecture (REPL). While planning and designing affordable housing projects, multiple parameters need to be taken care of Read more...
Urban planning projects provide Urban Development alongside Ecological Conservation, which is the biggest challenge for architects and planners in the current world scenario, writes Architect Rishi Dev, Proprietor, RDAA. The concept of Urban Structure Plans is a more contemporary practice in urban planning Read more...
While flats in premium projects are tailor-made for the end-user, many get broken down by end-users wanting a different look. Ar. Harish Gupta discusses building material abuse and disposal post the handover of an apartment by the developer, and why there should be a check on such blatant Read more...
Tried & Tested Ferro-cement, a much tried and tested construction material, is set to make a comeback given its many attributes of structural strength, resilience, eco-friendliness, and cost-effectiveness, writes Ar. Babika Goel. Reinforced cement concrete (RCC) structures give the skeletal framework Read more...
As a highly sustainable building material, concrete has some excellent attributes which make it very important in today’s context, writes Kishor Pate, CMD, Amit Enterprises Housing. With the term ‘concrete jungle’ having become so popular and widely used, it is easy to overlook that this building Read more...