How Can Architects & Designers Address Indoor Air Pollution Issues?

indoor air pollution

One cannot build or design a great building without understanding its relationship with the natural systems and the surrounding environment, isn’t it? Did you know 1.2 million deaths every year in India are due to indoor air pollution and indoor pollution in India contributes up to 52 percent air pollution? Yes, Indoor air pollution is […]

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Benefits Of Implementing Green and Sustainable Deconstruction Practices

DECONSTRUCTION

Demolition or deconstruction is one of the most dangerous areas of construction. According to a research study for the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE), 40.6 percent of the overall construction fatalities occur on refurbishment sites. Whereby refurbishment comprises demolition, dismantling, renovation, and restoration works. Adding further to this figure, the German Federal Institute for […]

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Meet Shubhendu Sharma (Afforest) Who Can Grow Self-Sustaining Forests In Just 3 Years

Shubhendu Sharma, Miyawaki Technique, Afforestt

Why Do We Need To Adapt Sustainable Living And Self Sustainable Practices On Forest? United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) states that an estimated 18 million acres of forest are lost each year to deforestation, making it one of the biggest causes of concern responsible for the rapidly depleting natural resources. In other words, […]

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8 Green Office Buildings That Are Protecting Our Planet

Let’s begin with, The Edge, a 40,000m² office building located in the Zuidas business district in Amsterdam. What makes the Edge exception? it’s the fact that it bagged 98 out of 100 points from BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology). Yes, The Edge worlds greenest office building and has been inspiring the world since […]

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Wienerberger Brick Award 2020– Hurry Entries Open Till 9th April 2019

Wienerberger Brick Award 2020, Brick Award, Wienerberger

To celebrate and recognize outstanding brick building projects from around the globe, Wienerberger is inviting architects, architecture critics and journalists alike to register building projects into the Wienerberger Brick Award 2020. This award is an internationally established award and aims to boons outstanding brick architecture. The process for submission for 2020 Brick award is already […]

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Saving Resource In Construction Using Modern Technology

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It’s no secret that modern technologies are literally revolutionising every aspect of life. Our construction industry, incessantly being upgraded and updated with latest and modern technology, is one evident example of this. Green building is on the rise, in fact, it is has become a critical part of the world today. The World Green Building Trends recognized […]

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