Since the start of 2015, the construction sector has been experiencing a dramatic resurgence in terms of growth. This rapid development will have some detrimental impact on the environment too. The UK Green Building Council says, the construction sector consumes more than 400 million tons of material each year, and many of these have an […]
With the growing trends of green buildings in India, a lot of architects are applying for the certification and label of the green architect. However, this lady believes that you do not need this label on you in order to do something good and innovative in the society. Introducing Divyashree V who works as a […]
Overview: The current trends in architecture and interior design are seeing a revival in the usage of organic materials, like clay bricks. Clay is on its way to become of the most sturdy, organic and preferred building materials for all types of green buildings – whether commercial, government or residential. It is loaded with other […]
What was essentially thought to be a predominant application for the advanced economies, the positive notions of the green building concept, has trickled down to the developing nations as well at a remarkable pace. It is interesting to observe that over the years “Green Building concepts” have not only progressed as a sustainable design approach […]
It is a common misnomer that buildings adopting green building concepts in their design, build and processes incur a very high initial investment and hence only very premium builders can have the luxury to afford such practices for their projects. In reality however, concepts etched out in Green methodologies have in fact led to substantial […]
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Project Details: Client: Largura AG, Sempach Architect: Smolenicky & Partner Architektur GmbH, Zurich Construction management: Aluba AG, Flaach Roofer: Benno Erni GmbH, Wiesendangen Clay roof tiles used: Plano smooth adjustable tile natural red ZZ Wancor (Wienerberger Switzerland) Photos: Oliver Ernst The Story Behind: The Sempachersee golf course, located about 15 kilometres from Lucerne, was recently […]
Green is a colour that represents anything that is environment friendly and energy efficient. India is going green and builders are actively participating in the movement. As per the Builders, “The construction costs of a green building is three to 5% higher than a conventional building, but the difference gets paid back within three to […]