Themed Homes: The New Real Estate Growth Driver

Themed Homes: The New Real Estate Growth Driver

The trend of themed homes has been there for quite some time, but the emergence of alternative real estate asset classes and the pandemic has fuelled further demand for housing as buyers now prefer owned homes over rentals, with the new design
Build Back Better

Build Back Better

Developers are making efforts to make our spaces more liveable, resilient, sustainable, and affordable; they are leveraging technology, emphasising on net zero homes, rethinking design, and providing accessibility to benefits like an all-time low real estate valuation
Building Structures That Last

Building Structures That Last

With our collective duty to ensure sustainable and environmentally responsible solutions, it is more important than ever that the real estate industry strives to get things right the first time and build structures to last. Plastering is one of the most general and ancient
Backward Integration Enabling Quality Construction

Backward Integration Enabling Quality Construction

Arun Kumar, SVP - Design & Engineering, SOBHA, describes the products and the construction technology being used in projects, and the new solutions that are adding value to new-age processes and operations. The foundation to every revolution is materials
Living Amidst Nature

Living Amidst Nature

JP Infra introduces the first Urban Forest in a residential township in Mumbai using the Miyawaki technique. Real estate developer JP Infra Mumbai is using the Japanese technique of Miyawaki forest to raise a natural urban forest within the ~11,000 sq.ft premises
Creating Places Where People Thrive

Creating Places Where People Thrive

Rahul Kadri, Partner & Principal Architect at IMK Architects elaborates on the firm’s approach to Urban Design & Master-Planning. Architecture and design always exist within a larger urban, social and ecological milieu. And as a practitioner, one must be conscious

Going Green

Offices in Mumbai can save ₹175 cr power bills annually by switching to greener air conditioning: JLL Report. Mumbai’s Grade A office space currently stands at 144 million sq. ft, of which only 42% (60 million sq ft) uses centralized Heating, Ventilation
Developing Sustainable Projects

Developing Sustainable Projects

P Gopalakrishnan, Managing Director, Southeast Asia and Middle East, GBCI, discusses the long-term benefits of sustainable projects. There has been growing awareness about the need for sustainable and innovative developments even before the pandemic accelerated
Living Sustainably

Living Sustainably

Anil Pharande, Chairman, Pharande Spaces, calls for Real estate developers to shoulder a greater responsibility as Green Homes acquire a new relevance amid environment alarm bells
Call for a Sustainable & Smart Future

Call for a Sustainable & Smart Future

Environmental friendly developments, clean energy, and sustainability, will be key in real estate developments, observes Munish Baldev, Founder & CEO, J.S Martin & Co. With use of advanced technologies having become an integral part of urban planning and architecture
Designing Cities of the Future

Designing Cities of the Future

The future of livability and accessibility has to be accounted for by architects and real estate developers, and all aspects of adaptability have to be imbibed within the design philosophy Mitu Mathur, Director, GPM Architects and Planners
Townships Redefining Indian Housing

Townships Redefining Indian Housing

How do you create a perception of safety in a pandemic scenario? To state it simply, by getting more control of your personal space. It is not possible to change everything around us, but we can choose where and how we live. This is one of the main reasons why Indians
Sustainable Construction

Sustainable Construction

Access Architects delivered the Rupa Renaissance project ahead of time with fully functional and optimised spaces, while meeting the client’s expectation of low construction costs despite using composite steel rather than conventional RCC
Future of Retail Design & Experience in India

Future of Retail Design & Experience in India

Design International to be honoured at the Asia Pacific Property Awards for its design of the Lulu Mall project in India. Lulu Mall Trivandrum has been chosen as the winner of the prestigious IPA Award for the Retail Architecture category in India. The Awards are in their
Balador Athena

Balador Athena

Designed by IMK Architects for client Sankpals Developers, Balador Athena is set against the backdrop of the Sahyadri mountain range, along the Talegaon Lake in Talegaon, Pune. The 1,58,750-sq.m residential complex comprises nine seven-storey buildings oriented around

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