Following China, India is the second largest manufacturer of bricks across the globe. No wonder, this very building material holds so much of importance in the Indian architecture. India alone produces over 10 percent of the bricks which are globally produced and has about 1,40,000 brick-making enterprises, who account for 250 billion brick masonry units […]
What are pavements? Classically pavement in construction is outdoor flooring or a superficial surface covering. These are actual travel surfaces which are durable and serviceable to tolerate the traffic load shuttling over it. Pavements are part of the hardscape in landscape architecture; they are used on sidewalks, road surfaces, patios, courtyards, etc. The primary role […]
Clay bricks are one of the oldest and most traditional construction materials that are trusted by most of the people. Whether you’re building a new home or a commercial building or just renovating an old one, clay bricks can be used in any case and anywhere – be it on the ground or on the […]
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 […]
Global corporations have swung their interests in building sustainable commercial complexes. Which has led to an increase in sustainable building materials reaching to the masses. Ever since former US Vice President’s documentary on climate change “An Inconvenient Truth” cast a spell on us all, sustainable living has been endorsed by the developed world, and is […]
Project Snapshot Architects: Francisco and Manuel Aires Mateus, Lisbon Project: Old Age Home Location: Alcacer do Sal, Portugal Completion Date: 2010 Useable floor area: 3,640 m2 Brick type: Clay block Architecture & Design Designing a retirement home that is both functional and cosy requires moral responsibility and foresight. In this respect, the project by the brothers Francisco and Manuel Aires […]
A bridge without a proper architectural design is like a girl without braids. A properly planned architectural design upsurges the beauty of a bridge. Here is a list of 13 astonishing architectural bridge designs around the world. Images and Information Collated by Building Experts from Wienerberger India.
With the Central Government’s move towards launching Smart Cities in India, the concept has become the latest buzzword of this year. Interestingly, Smart city means different things to different people. The notion of Smart City, therefore, varies from city to city and country to country, depending on the level of development and willingness to change […]