Marble – An Evergreen & Versatile Material

Marble – An Evergreen & Versatile Material

Designers and builders continue to use marble for its proven strength and luxe appeal. The material emits opulence and returns the investment through its durability, versatility, and timelessness.
Building Sustainably

Building Sustainably

There is an increasing requirement for sustainable and socio-environmental components and each project should integrate simple design concepts with advanced technology in order to build sustainably
Architecture Guided by the S.O.U.L.

Architecture Guided by the S.O.U.L.

It is of utmost importance that we are cognizant of climate change and global warming so that we use materials that have a relatively lower carbon footprint, and we must take inspiration from vernacular techniques to reduce heat gain and add comfort within built spaces
Social Architecture

Social Architecture

Architecture is a creative profession where the study of a particular functioning user group is done, working patterns of a particular society are taken into consideration, and then a space is designed which interacts and contributes to particular needs and wants
Living Sustainably Amidst Global Warming

Living Sustainably Amidst Global Warming

The World Environment Day celebrated on June 5th, 2022, carried the theme ‘Only One Earth’, with the focus on living sustainably in harmony with nature. It is a sobering message, which gains all the more relevance at a time when we are confronted with more evidence of global warming
Building Materials: Shaping Architecture & Making Construction Sustainable

Building Materials: Shaping Architecture & Making Construction Sustainable

The design of contemporary architecture projects in India depicts distinct Indian sensibilities, while meeting demand for modernisation. There is increasing demand for eco-friendly building materials, which is driving usage of materials like green concrete
Workplace Trends

Workplace Trends

There is now a resurgence in demand for office spaces, along with some motivating trends that include renovations and refurbishments to make them more hygienic, more comfortable, natural, and stress-free. Nakul Mathur, MD, Avanta India
The Environment of Healing

The Environment of Healing

Since designing the right built environment plays a strategic role in shaping the future of healthcare, there are conscious efforts to conceptualize healthcare facilities with the dual purpose of supporting the future health workforce and meeting the medical challenges
Trends 2022

Trends 2022

Customers these days are very informed of the trends and are very willing to opt for modern products that are especially made in Europe. Many customers are making a choice between Aluminium and UPVC. Customers have started planning their budgets keeping in mind
Evaluating the Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) of an Office

Evaluating the Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) of an Office

The Covid -19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the quality of indoor spaces of offices and the effects on occupants. Insights from the ‘Healthy Workplaces for Healthier People’ study from GBCI India and Saint-Gobain Research India, will prove useful to company leaders
Smart Design Interventions

Smart Design Interventions

The notion is to prioritize the use of steel and precast concrete as construction materials to achieve environmentally friendly structures and increase the ante on sustainability Ar. Jay Shah, Access Architects. With the growing population and climate change, designing
Functional & Aesthetic Interiors

Functional & Aesthetic Interiors

There is now a renewed focus on function and flexibility along with the aesthetics in home interiors as one navigates the new normal Architects Anurag & Pallavi Pashine, Salankar Pashine & Associates
Bring Outdoors Inside

Bring Outdoors Inside

Architects are exploring ways to bring nature indoors and using eco-friendly resources that foster sustainable living Ar. Robin Sisodiya, Asro Arcade. The inclusion of greenery and natural materials in indoor spaces offers residents
Need for Natural based Solutions

Need for Natural based Solutions

Natural-based Solutions (NbS) need to be incorporated in policy making and city development agendas from the ground up Tripat Girdhar, Environment Expert & Urban Planner, The Design Studio. The Industrial Revolution is a watershed event in human evolution that is
Ritual in Apartment Design: The Interstice

Ritual in Apartment Design: The Interstice

The way people interact with a building and move within its spaces, finding shelter and comfort, is essential to architecture’s concerns. The considered accommodation of our day-to-day rituals within residential settings– arriving home, the reception of guests, the family meal

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