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Good design responds to the emotions of the end-user

In a conversation with Vikas Bhadra, Asli Arikan Dayioğlu, Founder and Interior Architect of Designist implies good design aims to provide a creative resolution that responds to the client’s psyche.  “As a matter of fact, from the first days of my interior architecture education, one of my influencer architects has been the famous İtalian architect […]

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It is necessary for upcoming high-rises to be sustainable

There are many architects and builders who have given thought to green building aspects while designing high-rise buildings. However, not all buildings are being compulsorily designed as green buildings says, Pravin Khade, Founder and Managing Director, K Arch Architects. Given the rising population of India, do we have any alternatives for high-rises? High-rises are the […]

Designing an award-winning Courtyard CCR Lab

Tiles can be given extra grip without compromising their looks

Tiles are the only material where one can exactly change the specification to make it suitable for high grip technical floor areas without compromising their looks says Subrata Basu – Vice President, Design, NITCO. What kinds of tiles are best utilized for flooring in auditoriums and theatres where a symbiosis of aesthetics and robustness is […]

Drythane solutions drive energy efficiency and prolong building lifespan

High-rise buildings can be as close to zero energy as possible

Sustainability can be achieved by being environmentally sensitive at every step and invoking energy efficiency in the design and construction process says Sumit Dhawan, Architect, Cityscape’ 82 Architects. Given the rising population of India, do we have any alternatives for high-rises? As the population in the urban areas are exponentially increasing, it becomes almost impossible […]

Designing an award-winning Courtyard CCR Lab

Elevators and escalators have made vertical development possible

Furthermore as high-rises evolve into super high-rises hi-tech elevators with improved utility and faster movement have come into the picture says Amit Gossain, Managing Director, KONE Elevator India Pvt Ltd. As we embrace IoT and smart building technology and innovation, how is the elevator and escalator industry catching up in terms of technology and innovation? […]

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With the usage of IoT, elevators can virtually talk

Digitalization has opened new avenues for the elevator industry, the future elevator systems will be more energy-efficient and  safe says Manish Mehan, CEO, thyssenkrupp Elevator (India). As we embrace IoT and smart building technology, how is the elevator and escalator industry catching up in terms of technology and innovation? Major innovations and advancements such as the launch of smart […]

Drythane solutions drive energy efficiency and prolong building lifespan

Newer design strategies in concrete structures ensure optimum performance of concrete

From increasing the thermal mass and acoustic properties to durability and high fire resistance, efficient design strategies ensure the material impacts of concrete structures on the environment are kept to a minimum says, Bal Kulkarni, Managing Director, Delcons Structural Consultants.   What kinds of design strategies are required for increasing the sustainability potential of a […]

Drythane solutions drive energy efficiency and prolong building lifespan

TMT bars of grade Fe-500D and Fe-550D are preferred for high-rise construction

The high strength and ductility of these TMT bars make them the most preferred choice for high-rises says Shailesh Bhandari, Managing Director, Electrotherm India Ltd. What kind of load bearing capacity are TMT bars utilized in high-rises required to have? Due to height and load of high rises, it is necessary to withstand the lateral forces imposed […]

Drythane solutions drive energy efficiency and prolong building lifespan

The consistency in quality of concrete impacts the strength and durability of the structure

It is in this context that ready-mix concrete plays an important role. RMC provides better concrete also due to computerized batch & correct water cement ratio says Atul Desai, ED & CEO , Prism Johnson Group (RMC India Division).  In terms of current market dynamics, what is your opinion on the adoption of RMC in […]

Drythane solutions drive energy efficiency and prolong building lifespan

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