Ar. Harish Tripathi, Arhta

The role of local materials and technology cannot be undermined and their acceptability at the government and public level can create appropriate solutions. Amidst the mass movement and decline in trade as repercussions of the pandemic, the importance of using local materials and techniques was realized by all. This remains (though limiting in some aspects), easier, more energy efficient, and dependable for people. For instance, the relatively new wave of composite materials has gained a lot of importance due to a distinct quality - they provide certain aesthetics and structural properties of particular materials and simultaneously suppress certain unsustainable and negative properties.