“Architecture Must Be Region Specific”: An Interview with Meghna Srivastava

MAP Architects, Meghna Srivatasava

GoSmartBricks spoke to Meghna Srivastava, Director at NewARCH Design Consultants and Managing Partner at MAP Architects India. Meghna’s visions for her own architecture and for the profession are unstintingly inspiring. She believes in creating spaces that ultimately enhance human experiences, her contributions are aren’t temporary but are going long way in shaping the new horizon […]

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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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[Video] “Great Architecture Can Heal”- Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy, the co-founder, and CEO of MASS Design Group, has built his architectural career on creating buildings based on the principal – Architecture That’s Built To Heal Murphy said in his talk at TED2016 “I have learned that architecture can be a transformative engine for change,” The annual TED conference 2016 was held in […]

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Saving Resource In Construction Using Modern Technology

modern construction, modern construction technology

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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[Video] “A Building Is Like A Flower” – Insights By Jason Mclennan

Jason Mclennan

Jason Mclennan is one of the most powerful individuals in the field of architecture and green building movement today. He is the CEO of the International Living Future Institute, a leading NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) which focuses on the transformation to a world that is socially just, culturally rich and ecologically restorative. It wouldn’t be wrong […]

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Stunning Facades For A Multisport Facility: Centre for Sports Excellence (CSE) Project

Project Name: Centre for Sports Excellence (CSE), Bengaluru Architect: SPACE MATRIX Builder: KARSAN DEVELOPERS Product Used: Argemax Facade Panels Centre for Sports Excellence (CSE) is a one-of-a-kind private multisport facility located in Bengaluru which is now the site of an attention-grabbing Sports Block. The unusual design amalgamated with its well-designed façade makes it totally stands […]

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[Video] “A Zero Energy, Water, Waste Future” – Insights by Mike Dieterich

Mike Dieterich

Mike Dieterich is a LEED Accredited Professional, environmental scientist, bestselling author, and award-winning producer.  Over the past decade, he has written policies and programs that support sustainable development.  His efforts have culminated in the success of passing historic sustainability efforts in Washington DC. Dieterich has been called upon as an expert for the US Congress, […]

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