[Gallery] Beautiful Gothic Architecture Styled Churches in India

Gothic architecture flourished in Europe during the medieval period. Abbot Suger (about 1081–1151) is often credited with inventing Gothic architecture, who felt that art was central to religious experience. The characteristics of Gothic architecture are pointed arch, stone structures, clustered columns, intricate sculptures, ribbed vaults, and flying buttresses. Many of the great cathedrals and churches have expressed gothic […]

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European Architecture: How Can We Incorporate Some Of That Charm Into Our Landscape?

With its century-old buildings, Gothic designs, Renaissance elements and neo-classical appeal, European architecture offers a feast to the eyes. Anasua Mitra looks at how we can incorporate some of that charm into our landscape When you think of architecture and Europe, the buildings you normally tend to visualise would be the Eiffel Tower in Paris, […]

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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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