Architecture as a hobby makes a retiree a bonafide eco-friendly builder

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It is not easy to leave the corporate world and try something out of the ordinary. Antony Raj worked in the corporate sector for many years. He stumbled upon the indigenous architecture techniques. Soon, he became fascinated with this unique technique and started to build eco-friendly homes in India. Let’s learn more about Antony Raj […]

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Can sustainable building materials reduce dependence on energy to run your home

Can sustainable building materials reduce dependence on energy to run your home wienerberger.in

Building a new home, or renovating your old one? Here’s your chance to implement eco-friendly designs and materials that reduce energy consumption and greenhouse emissions. Sustainable homes are not only great for the environment, but for your pocket as well in the long run. An efficient sustainable home is one that uses minimal energy to […]

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Green Garden: Project Carte Blanche

Project Snapshot Project Location: Private house in Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium Garden architect: Bert Van Wehaege Garden building: Philippe Dejonghe Developer: Private Pavers used: Authentica Retro Havanna, WF Available formats: WF (201 x 48 x 88 mm) Laid area: Approx. 300 m² The History Behind Sint-Martens-Latem is a residential district at the edge of the Belgian city […]

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Major cities reveald their smart visions to meet the smart city mission

The concept of the smart city has been quite the puff in recent times. Since then cities, as well as government officials, have shown keen interest upon the topic. The necessity of a refined environment has interested everyone. Keeping up on the growing interest on development of smart cities, as required under the mission guidelines, […]

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[Video] “Architecture is a Language” – Insights by Daniel Libeskind

Daniel Libeskind is an international figure in architecture and is renowned for his ability to induce cultural context in buildings. According to him, buildings are crafted with perceptible human energy and he aims at creating masterpieces that are unique and sustainable. Best known for designing iconic buildings like the Jewish Museum in Berlin and the […]

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Resource Efficient Bricks: Building Blocks Of The Future

The Energy Research Institute, also known as TERI, organized a workshop on 4th of December, on the importance of Clay-fired, Resource Efficient Bricks (REBs) and discussed how the effective use of REBs can potentially go along way in creating a sustainable means of constructing buildings- both environment friendly and cost effective. The workshop took place […]

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