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Transforming project phases and designs for a greener future

P. Gopalakrishnan, Managing Director, Southeast Asia and Middle East, GBCI, India, discusses green design and cost-effective mainstream architecture. How can we ensure that the entire project phase and design adhere to sustainability? By focusing on these strategies, we can ensure that the entire project phase and design adhere to sustainability principles, resulting in environmentally responsible […]

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RDC Concrete is leading the way in customised RMC solutions

Anil K. Banchhor, MD & CEO of RDC Concrete, discusses prioritising sustainable and eco-friendly concrete solutions. Can you provide an overview of RDC Concrete’s history, mission, and key areas of specialisation within the construction industry? RDC Concrete, founded in 1993, is India’s leading Ready Mix Concrete (RMC) manufacturer with 96 operational plants nationwide. Our mission […]

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Green architecture is now prominent in modern architecture

Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan, Managing Director – APAC & Middle East, Green Business Certificate Institute, shares his indepth expertise on GBCI and how strongly the focus is growing on sustainability. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification by GBCI provides a framework for creating healthy, energy-efficient green buildings that yield significant cost savings. LEED is […]

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Precast construction is a suitable solution to solve many maintenance issues

Since all the elements are casted in steel moulds, they come with a better finish than traditional blocks, Shridhar C.N Head, Design & marketing, Preca Solutions India Private Limited. CN Sridhar says metro rail construction companies are consistently adopting new methods to deliver quality projects in scheduled time lines. How has the GoI’s impetus on […]

Asian Paints introduces a brand-new paint industry category

Machine Room-Less (MRL) elevators use up to 80% less energy

Other energy-saving measures include the extensive use of light-emitting diodes (LED) in elevators cabs and escalators, says Mr. Manish Mehan, CEO & MD, TK Elevators What role can elevators play in aiding a building become net zero carbon building and what initiatives TK Elevator has taken in this regard? Elevators allow cities to expand upwards […]

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Smart security and surveillance systems enable safe, secure and remote monitoring of spaces

The post pandemic world has mandated that such systems also need to offer features like a single-point remote control and solutions that are hands-free says Alok Hada, Director, Anusha Technovision Pvt. Ltd. What are the pros and cons of using biometric entrance systems in commercial spaces and smart buildings? Biometrics, in their most basic form, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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