"Green Building" Sustainability Shapes the Future of Building

"Green Building" Sustainability Shapes the Future of Building

For the construction industry to make building operations sustainable and introduce recycling management, it needs new planning and implementation systems. "Green Building" is in ever greater demand and has long since been a key aspect in the investment
Sustainable Architecture for India

Sustainable Architecture for India

If sustainability were to be given a shape, it would be the shape of a circle. Any aspect of living that can keep moving in a circle without interfering with objects outside this circle can be termed as sustainable, a bit like the Indian political system, where we seem to make
Green Buildings the past, the present, and the future

Green Buildings the past, the present, and the future

The Green Building movement was pioneered in Great Britain with the rating system called BREEAM (which was first launched in 1990. This system was later adopted in the U.S when the US Green Building Council was formed. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environ
Moving Towards A Sustainable Future

Moving Towards A Sustainable Future

Economic and industrial development has become the driving force of a country's growth since industrial revolution. Though the positive aspects of such development have far outweighed the negatives, some of the fallouts have inevitably been a cause for concern.
Green And Intelligent Construction

Green And Intelligent Construction

A penny saved is a penny earned. A study conducted by Energy Information Administration, (EIA), U.S department of energy indicates that there is a visible trend across the globe wherein the growth rate in total energy consumption has been greater than the population
Better Safe than Sorry!

Better Safe than Sorry!

There was a time when security was considered the rich man's prerogative in India. The masses, in general, felt that since it's the rich who are subjected to burglaries and thefts, electronic security systems and devices are their takeaways. However, few
Green Is the Call!

Green Is the Call!

Greenness is a way of life. Simple it may sound but the purview is quite broad, rather infinite. In the simplest of terms, anything you do which saves energy or adds to the welfare of the environment is termed as green. For instance, by discarding your leisurely drives
Bamboo Reinforced Structures - A Positive Green Option

Bamboo Reinforced Structures - A Positive Green Option

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
Polygrow®— Green Roof Solution

Polygrow®— Green Roof Solution

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
Architect Ken Yeang on Green Design

Architect Ken Yeang on Green Design

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
Energy Efficiency–Driver of the Construction Industry

Energy Efficiency–Driver of the Construction Industry

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
Need for Developing Green Building Concept in the Country

Need for Developing Green Building Concept in the Country

A green Building uses less energy, water and other natural resources creates less waste & Green House Gases and is healthy for people during living or working inside as compared to a standard Building. Another meaning of Green Structure is clean environment,
H-naught: Team Shunya's Net Positive Energy House

H-naught: Team Shunya's Net Positive Energy House

Team Shunya is one of the 20 international teams selected for the prestigious Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 in France. The Solar Decathlon was started as a biennial event by the US Department of Energy in 2002 and has since expanded to Europe and China.
Recognition for Green Projects in India

Recognition for Green Projects in India

The Green Boulevard, Noida, NCR developed by Kotak Realty Fund and 3C Group has received the LEED Platinum rating in Core and Shell category by US Green Building Council (USBGC)—the largest in the world to be so honored. With this rating the Green Boulevard gets
Home alone… Safe and Secured

Home alone… Safe and Secured

Did that commercial about the old lady and little charge outsmarting thieves at the door make you aware of the vulnerability of your own latch-key school child or someone who is regularly alone at home? You are among the rising number of people with these concerns.

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MGS Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture
NBM&CW

New Building Material & Construction World

New Building Material & Construction World
L&ST

Lifting & Specialized Transport

Lifting & Specialized Transport
II&TW

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week