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.
Role of Green Building Congress in Promotion & Development of Green Building Concepts in India

Role of Green Building Congress in Promotion & Development of Green Building Concepts in India

Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) of CII is spearheading the green building movement in India. The movement was triggered off when CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre in Hyderabad was awarded the first prestigious Platinum rated green building
Building Technologies for Sustainable Development

Building Technologies for Sustainable Development

Housing activity has received a big boost. There is a quantum jump in housing development with contribution by all sectors and delivery groups. Housing finance has lately become more affordable with lower rates of interest. However, housing is increasingly beyond
Sustainability of Construction Industry Through Green Building Concept

Sustainability of Construction Industry Through Green Building Concept

Green Building Concept is about optimum utilization of resources, reduction of Green House Gases (GHG) and minimum operational cost. Consumer perception, durability, energy consumption and basic cost are some important factors in the Construction
Growing importance of Green Homes for a sustainable tomorrow

Growing importance of Green Homes for a sustainable tomorrow

India has witnessed significant growth in the building sector during the past 5-6 years. Yet, many reports indicate that the growth during the next 20 years would be many-fold higher. For instance, it is anticipated that the built-up space in the building sector
Kohinoor Hospital – 1st LEED Platinum rated Project in Asia & 2nd in the world

Kohinoor Hospital – 1st LEED Platinum rated Project in Asia & 2nd in the world

SSA Architects, headed by Ar. Sandeep Shikre is a leading Mumbai based Architectural firm that offers Architectural, Interior Designing and Project Management Services under one roof. The firm is a one-stop solution supported by its 200+ team of Design Architects
Green Building Material –  Go Eco way!

Green Building Material –  Go Eco way!

India is undoubtedly showing a tremendous growth in the development graph. The country's infrastructure is becoming an integral part of the development by the year. There are many a new cities which are getting their own airports now, tier 2 cities have also come up
Latest Technology and Design Trends in Sustainable Constructions

Latest Technology and Design Trends in Sustainable Constructions

In the residential sector, efficient use of solar energy is on rise, the demand of Solar heaters/ solar lighting / solar air-conditioning is bound to increase as the people have started understanding the benefits of using such equipment. Not only the new construct

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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