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The Art of high rise design

Tall buildings are no more a luxury, rather a necessity. Here’s an exclusive report on the design trend in high-rise buildings. The Significance of High-rise Buildings in India Tall buildings are the leading symbols of the skylines of big cities and are turning out to be ever more man-made marvels. With every passing decade, the

Green Mantra – What makes a building energy efficient

Energy efficiency has been the most sought-after word in the present times. Developers all around the globe are adopting sustainable approach to achieve energy efficiency. Importance of energy efficiency in a building The existing worldwide mix of energy resources is weighted heavily toward oil, coal, and natural gas. Though estimates regarding the remaining quantity of

Sustainability: A goal rather than a ‘perfect’ solution

India’s construction sector is assessed at approximately $100 billion industry . As a result of government spending, private investments as well as foreign direct investment, India has made a place for itself into the top ten spending nations on construction globally. A recent report on “Global Construction 2020”, assessed that India will be the third

Curtain Raiser: ACREX 2018

On achieving massive success in the year 2017, ACREX is geared to bring momentum in the industry once again with the 19th edition which is scheduled from 22nd to 24th of February, 2018 at BIEC, Bangalore. For the couple of years this event has provided platform for the HVAC&R industry to grow, to bring innovations

Construction 2018: A positive market outlook?

An in-depth analysis on present status of Indian construction industry and the road ahead. Positive outlook for excavators From a global perspective, the past five years have been very challenging for all manufacturers of construction equipment. However, given the context, Volvo CE has been relatively pleased with its own performance and particularly pleased with the

Building Tall: The Innovative Way

Featuring some of the most advanced tall building solutions that are on the spot. Faster and safer elevators for tall buildings High-rise buildings are towering achievements that indicate the future of urban living. Every single day, there are millions of people moving around these impressive structures – working, living and visiting. Tenants expect the best

The Green Steel

Analysing why steel is considered a green building material. Steel, an alloy of iron and carbon, is omnipresent in our lives and is at the centre of sustainability in modern society. Steel is one of the most versatile engineering and construction materials in the world. It influences every aspect of our lives, from the produce

Building Big

What technology goes into making a high rise building The uniqueness of a high rise building has always been appealing but in reality it is a very complicated structure. To develop these complicated structures it is very essential to have proper planning, execution, right building materials and most importantly the technologies which play a crucial

Equipped for airport functioning

Analysing how advanced equipment and solutions are facilitating efficient airport construction and operations. The Indian civil aviation sector has been exhibiting exponential growth during the last few years. “Going by the annual growth rate of 22 per cent (provisional) for the year 2016-17, the domestic air traffic, carried by scheduled Indian carriers, could reach about

Elevating passenger experience in airports

Discussing how advanced escalators and moving walkways can elevate status of an airport. Mumbai, Delhi and Hyderabad airports in India are classic cases of state-of-the-art infrastructure when it comes to the convenience of travellers. Airports use moving walkways to move passengers with heavy luggage, from increasingly long distances between the terminals or to parking and