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Smart Cities Mission aims to develop more cities and give them a smart tag

In a way, it would not only help bridge the urban – rural divide but also effectively put less pressure on the top 7 cities says Santosh Kumar, Vice Chairman, ANAROCK Group How do smart cities enhance residents’ quality of life and support sustainable urbanization? Growing at an unprecedented rate, India’s urban population is touted […]

Precast concrete has distinct advantages over cast in situ construction

Adoption of Net Zero Carbon concepts at the project building level is important

To initiate the adoption of these concepts by organisations, a guidance framework has been developed by IGBC says Gurmit Singh, National Chairman, CII – IGBC Why is net zero building a big deal in contemporary times? Climate change is posing an existential crisis for humanity. With rising global temperatures, melting ice caps, rising sea levels […]

Information and data are key elements of efficient smart cities

PVC tiles are the newest addition to the construction and design industry

PVC interlocking tiles provide a modern, vibrant look to recreational spaces with abundant colour options, insulation properties, and dirt resistance. In the present-day interior design and decor context, tiles are an ever-evolving material available to create unbounded types of styles and aesthetics. The tile industry has expanded its doors to many creative arrays with technological […]

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Architectural firms must be commissioned to design buildings loaded with passive design features

The analysis of design features to be selected and implemented on a project to project basis can be done easily with the software tools that are available says Suhaas Mathur, Sustainability Consultant, Woonerf Inc Especially in urban times when use of air conditioning products is a popular choice, how can a building achieve nero zero […]

We aim to build a long-term resilience & Net Zero Future

Green buildings are environmentally responsible through their life cycle

There are numerous factors which make a building a green buildings and energy efficiency is one such factor says Swati Gupta, Manager, GRIHA Council (West Zone) Why is net zero building a big deal in contemporary times? In a world with ever depleting resources and one that depends on non-renewable sources, the requirement of net […]

We aim to build a long-term resilience & Net Zero Future

Net zero design can take a cue from our architectural heritage

Numerous examples of our traditional architecture and forts were loaded with luxury and grandiose but yet locally relevant says Sabeena Khanna, Architect & Founder Principal, Studio KIA (India & UAE) Why is net zero building a big deal in contemporary times? Development is the process of growth, and sustainable development is ‘when needs of the […]

We aim to build a long-term resilience & Net Zero Future

Importance of sensor technology for sanitary ware and bath products

It is a technology that uses sensors to acquire data by detecting the physical, chemical, or biological properties and converts them into readable signals; which are then displayed on different needs and purposes. Sensors are now being used in all aspects of life such as safety, security, surveillance, monitoring, and awareness, in general, to make […]

We aim to build a long-term resilience & Net Zero Future

How residential projects can improve air quality?

Beyond the esoteric health advantages of greater green cover, there are also structural and ambient advantages of having more plants around homes. India is entering a new stage of eco-conscious development. After the boom of the past few decades created some of the biggest, most polluted metropolises in the world, urban Indians are now beginning […]

FlipSpaces designing techniques for future-ready commercial areas

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