Jul 25, 2014 04:37 PM
They are also the friendliest and are not afraid to share space with humans Isn’t it pleasing to sit in gardens and parks where the air is filled with an amalgamation of melodious chirps of a variety of birds? But the smile turns upside down upon
Jul 25, 2014 04:21 PM
How does the city’s real estate resist the sluggish trend in other metros, with prices rising steadily? Whether settlers, property buyers or people looking simply for a blissful life, Bangalore’s charm remains undiminished. The city records t
Jul 25, 2014 05:50 PM
Skyscrapers are popular in Mumbai and many other Indian cities are queuing up to get them. However, Subhankar Mitrasays that many hidden problems come with the heights Internationally, a building that touches or exceeds 150 metres in height is considere
Jul 25, 2014 05:45 PM
Chennai is more than just its IT corridor. Here two alternatives that are slowly coming up Rajiv Gandhi Salai and GST Road have always been touted as the prime investment destinations of the city. While they are promising, no doubt, the reality is while
Jul 25, 2014 04:19 PM
Ideally we should shun air conditioners and try to live in tune with nature There are two terminologies that are going hand in hand in the world of urban indoors today – air conditioning (AC) and indoor air quality (IAQ). The first refers to a grea
Jul 25, 2014 05:57 PM
Complaints against housing finance companies or the National Housing Bank itself may be registered on GRIDS The National Housing Bank (NHB) has launched Grievance Registration and Information Database System (GRIDS) for online registration and tracking
Jul 25, 2014 05:51 PM
Floor space must be celebrated. Here’s how to do it right Looking to amp up the style quotient of a room on a budget? You can’t do better than to choose the right rug. A rug softens the hard edges of a room, defines a colour scheme and pulls
Jul 25, 2014 05:48 PM
It’s that time of year when we should start worrying about our rain water harvesting systems and get them ready for the coming rains. Dr. Sekhar Raghavan, RWH pioneer, Chennai’s rain man, and the director of the city-based Rain Centre shares s
Jul 25, 2014 04:46 PM
‘Many urban design projects in Hyderabad were rejected by the public’ Giving public a greater role in architectural and planning decisions would lead to more successful cities. The residents should have a greater role in shaping the develo
Jul 25, 2014 04:15 PM
With home owners not shy to turn activist, builders are being forced to deliver projects on schedule It isn’t everyday that home owners take to the street. You do have some activism when people’s homes are threatened by demolition orders, but
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