Resurgence of Social Responsibility

Resurgence of Social Responsibility

An amalgamation of expertise from varied professionals within the architect, design and construction community and financers backing the construction industry, share views on the changes anticipated post Covid-19, which has given
How Can Architects Contribute to Building a Sustainable World?

How Can Architects Contribute to Building a Sustainable World?

Sustainable architects focus on building design and construction that lessen the impact of urban development on the environment. They create buildings that require less land development, use more environmentally friendly materials and are more energy efficient
Designing for Density: Upwards, Outwards and Onwards

Designing for Density: Upwards, Outwards and Onwards

UNStudio presents a selection of its recent and current housing and urban projects that actively tackle the varied challenges presented by the ongoing densification of cities. Densification is one of the most urgent challenges currently facing cities all over the world
Planning for Waste Segregation

Planning for Waste Segregation

From digging pits or installing bins in low-rise buildings, to designing separate chutes in mid and high-rises, the occupants must be conscious of proper waste disposal from their premises, writes Neelam Gupta, Director, Chembvin Industries
Making Factories Safe

Making Factories Safe

Making Factories Safe Breakdowns in manufacturing plants lead to loss of production and optimum performance of the machineries. Factory/plant architects and designers must take a knowledgeable approach towards possible reasons of breakdowns
Stainless steel is fulfilling the need for building eco-friendly environments

Stainless steel is fulfilling the need for building eco-friendly environments

With the advancements in material technology, contemporary substitutes like stainless steel have surfaced that aim to fulfil all the modern-day requisites of the user, while having the least negative impact on the environment
Fibre Cement Boards are emerging as a popular interior-exterior panel system

Fibre Cement Boards are emerging as a popular interior-exterior panel system

Fibre cement boards (FCB) have been making waves in the infrastructure industry with their aesthetic appeal of wood and the durability of fibre cement. They are being considered the newest alternative with their unique characteristics
Aluminium: Revolutionizing Modern Architecture

Aluminium: Revolutionizing Modern Architecture

Emergence of aluminium in the architecture industry has paved the way for its application in roofing, wall cladding, doors and windows, and in decorative creations, writes Pragun Jindal Khaitan MD, Jindal Aluminium Limited
Complexes in the High-Rise

Complexes in the High-Rise

One of the biggest questions that are raised in the construction industry is how rapid urbanization is shaping the face of Real Estate development in India. In order for us to not lose out on an opportunity to create a better future for the coming
50 Years of Protection

50 Years of Protection

Marconite - an earthing solution that lasts more than 50 years with consistent performance during its life cycle, was introduced to the Indian Industry by Inter-Tech, an earthing solutions provider set up in 2011. The company has to its credit over 30,000
10 Trendy Building Materials for Interiors

10 Trendy Building Materials for Interiors

Coco Tiles are made of coconut shells. The tiles come in intricate basket weave or scalloped designs. The backer panel is made of sustainably harvested wood and finished with low VOC-resin. The tiles are easily cut and installed using adhesive and nails
8 Trends Poised to Dominate Construction Technology Space

8 Trends Poised to Dominate Construction Technology Space

The use of drones in the construction technology space has become the norm. As drone technology continues to grow rapidly, it is getting more accurate, precise, and providing higher yields. As per reports, the drone industry is expected to see a rise
Setting a Benchmark

Setting a Benchmark

When we built the GBCI India office, we wanted to set a benchmark for sustainability. GBCI is the premiere organization independently recognizing excellence in green business industry performance and practice globally and the global certification
Sustainability a Prerogative for Indian Façade & Fenestration Industry Report by ANAROCK

Sustainability a Prerogative for Indian Façade & Fenestration Industry Report by ANAROCK

As per a recently released ANAROCK report on the Fenestration Industry, the Indian façade industry is worth ₹15,000 cr and growing 20% annually. The report pegs Fenestration and Curtain Wall industry at ₹10,000 cr - 65% share by fenestration
Making Our Cites Future Ready

Making Our Cites Future Ready

Smart cities provide a high level of livability, work environment, and sustainability to their residents through superior urban planning and adequate provisions for basic utilities and control of resources. The conceptualization of a Smart City