Nov 21, 2014 04:16 PM
Everyone is excited about the proposed 100 smart cities, but can these also be green cities? Everybody is talking about the government’s plan to create over 100 smart cities and how it will boost India’s urbanisation. However, is this growth
Nov 21, 2014 03:18 PM
It could prop up real estate and encourage new property purchases by individuals Good things have started to happen. International crude oil prices have dropped significantly, which has brought fuel prices down by about 15 per cent in the last couple of
Nov 21, 2014 03:29 PM
Sonal Sachdev explores the growing trend of residential developments beyond city limits Picture this: a lush green golf course with a tree-line at its borders, a path for walking that tries hard to imitate a nature trail, a club house with outdoor games
Nov 21, 2014 04:32 PM
Instead of consuming resources exponentially, we must be judicious in our needs and stretch the available resources forever The idea of quantitative growth appears to be a human invention, where we calculate how much the GDP has increased every year, com
Nov 21, 2014 04:28 PM
Buyer pressure will eventually force builders who may be recalcitrant to invest in safe and low-maintenance sewage treatment plants. The U.N. has declared November 19 as World Toilet Day to focus attention on the much needed aspect of sanitation and its
Nov 21, 2014 04:22 PM
A training programme as part of Kerala Bamboo Fest 2014 will explore the possibilities of using bamboo in building toilets A five-day international training programme on the use of bamboo in building household and public toilets will be a key feature of
Nov 21, 2014 04:04 PM
The German energy transition has several innovative ideas for India to facilitate a shift to renewable energy India plans to build a hundred cities. However, if we continue to plan cities in the same manner, environmental scientists foresee that by 2040
Nov 21, 2014 03:47 PM
Interior designer Nupur Madhav on creating cheery interiors with earthy materials, textures and hues teamed with clean modern silhouettes Clean lines, basic forms and earthy materials. Put these together and Nupur Madhav can give you a standout design. F
Nov 21, 2014 03:39 PM
Brunth Sundar, MD, CeeDeeYes Infrastructure, tells Vishal Menon how joint efforts between the builder and buyer can promote greener living Tell us about the eco-friendly possibilities available during construction? Due to an increased awareness about th
Nov 21, 2014 03:36 PM
Your property-related legal queries answered by S.C. RAGHURAM, Partner, RANK Associates, a Chennai-based law firm There is a 2 ft gap between my house and my neighbour’s. His house has three portions that are rented out. The drainage from these po
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