Does Your Living Room Need a Makeover? Go for ‘The Green’

The increasing rate of pollution has truly raised the demand for natural elements in our everyday life. And the human quest for innovation and development has left many natural elements in ruin. Use of inorganic and unnatural products, exhausting resources and extreme temperatures are affecting us deeply, and it’s high time we fought back. Every […]

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The Efficient Life Cycles for Buildings

Green in today’s context refers to any process adopted to achieve savings in energy consumption; reducing dependence on non-renewable resources; adopting natural processes and being environmentally responsible. When it comes to definitions, a ‘green home’ is a building that follows the aforementioned principles of sustainability and is resource-efficient throughout its life cycle. Choosing a green […]

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Sustainable Construction: When Clay Is At Work

“Modern machinery, quest for sustainable construction and abundance in availability has made clay an architect-friendly material” Ever since humans evolved from nomads to settlers, clay has played an important role in almost every aspect of early livelihoods. Its unique chemistry allows clay to be tremendously flexible in terms of size and shape. As a result, […]

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Environment Consciousness: Why Sustainable Practices Are Required at Each Stage of Construction

A report “Global Construction 2020,” says that after China and USA, India will be third largest global construction market. According to a study by Timetric’s construction intelligence centre (CIC), the annual growth of the Indian construction industry is expected to increase from 2.95% in 2011–2015 to 5.65% during the coming five years. The government’s flagship […]

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Inspiration: Meet The Winners of Brick Award 2016

Recently, Wienerberger celebrated the 7th Brick Award in Vienna. Besides the press conference and the symposium with an inspiring keynote speech and panel discussion, the winners were announced. In 2016, prizes were awarded in five different categories, including the two Grand Prize winners and the Special Prize: Residential Use, Public Use, Re-Use, Urban Infill, and Special […]

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Sai Mandir, Vennached: The Structure Speaks For Itself

If you look at the temple of Sai Mandir in Vennached, it looks like a distilled version of just any traditional Hindu temple- being a simple religious building which consists of recognisable elements like gateways, circumambulation bath and sanctum. On the other hand, what in fact makes this place of worship unique is the creative […]

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