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Apr 24, 2015 04:15 PM
Airports account for 5 per cent of the aviation sector’s global carbon emission. Experts tell us how to make their architecture and approach energy efficient. As the Chennai airport struggles to get its act together, it’s time to look at its
Apr 24, 2015 04:32 PM
Anil Pharande tells us what drives the demand for über luxury homes in India At any given point in time, and regardless of economic conditions, there will always be people who are not content with just any kind of home. As a result, the demand for l
Apr 24, 2015 04:47 PM
Design patterns and angles should flow naturally, and create smooth symmetrical finishes. The beauty of any building is defined by the form it takes, the geometry it projects. Any form, be it curved, inclined or multiple angled, is geometry. The manner i
Apr 24, 2015 05:42 PM
The National Housing Bank has issued guidelines to housing finance companies on stamp duty and other charges, reports K.A. Martin The National Housing Bank (NHB) has instructed housing finance companies not to include stamp duty, registration, and other
Apr 24, 2015 04:54 PM
Your property-related legal queries answered by S.C. RAGHURAM, Partner, RANK Associates, a Chennai-based law firm My friend's widowed mother-in-law passed away recently. She had a property in her name jointly with her grand son and after her death, when
Apr 24, 2015 04:51 PM
What is the significance of Earth Day and why does one have to celebrate it? Chandrashekar Hariharan of BCIL, an active associate of IGBC, shares a few points with Ranjani Govind Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22 and events are held wo
Apr 24, 2015 04:50 PM
The State government’s move brings into focus the need for regulating supply of natural resources at reasonable prices. Historically, the cost sheet of construction comprises land and materials like bricks, steel, cement and sand. Once the land is
Apr 24, 2015 04:48 PM
We will have to brace ourselves for a likely water deficient scenario from June to September this year. It is awaited with bated breath and even the stock markets react to it. If you are a water consumer of any kind in India and everyone is, it is most
Apr 24, 2015 04:30 PM
Explore hues of green to infuse coolness into your home this summer. Summer’s here, and it’s time to freshen up your home. If you’re scouting for a neutral shade to add style and sophistication, can we suggest a brand new colour? Green.
Apr 24, 2015 04:27 PM
Chennai-based green building consultant Sumitra Vasudevan gives tips on how to ensure your home has a low carbon footprint. A recent study by Indian Institute of Science (IISC), Bangalore, has revealed that energy consumption by homes in Chennai contrib
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