Green Building Technology – Concept, Need, And Types

Green Building Technology

What is a green building? To explain in the simplest terms, Green building is environmentally-conscious construction and operation of a building structure. And for many good reasons, green building is becoming increasingly common. With the shift in mind-sets today the idea of promoting sustainability and green building concepts have taken a front foot in the […]

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Creating a Healthy Learning & Playing Environment for Children: The School – KFI, Chennai

The School – KFI, Chennai Architects: Green Evolution, Chennai   Project Snapshot: Project Name – The School – KFI (Krishnamurthy Foundation India) Location – Thazhambur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu Total Area Of The Building – 56,000 Sq. Ft Walling Material – Porotherm Blocks   Children spend 90% of their time indoors and most of that is […]

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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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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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Indentation Of The Yesteryear: Narva College Project, University Of Tartu, Estonia

Project Details: Project: Narva College, University of Tartu, Estonia Architect: KAVAKAVA Client: University of Tartu Clay roof tiles used: Koramic plain tile 301 am Facing bricks used: Terca Aseri red brushed Clay pavers used: Penter Dresden and Aseri red Floor area: 4,680 m² The Unique Aspect: Narva College is one of the most exciting buildings […]

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