Pavers – Everything You Need To Know

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 […]

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Current scenario of sustainable construction in India

Current scenario of sustainable construction in India

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 […]

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Designing a Retirement Home Requires Moral Responsibility and Foresight

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 […]

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