Aug 22, 2014 09:28 PM
Ponneri is one of the 100 smart cities identified in the latest budget. How can we ensure that it does the right things? Hema Vijay finds out Not many of us had heard of this small region north of Chennai until it was recently named as one of the propos
Aug 22, 2014 09:22 PM
Vernacular buildings, recycled approaches, sustainability and green ratings….architect Benny Kuriakose has his signature ‘green take’ on all these, in a conversation with Ranjani Govind. It is unfortunate that Indian architecture today
Aug 22, 2014 09:34 PM
REITs is the new opportunity on the block, and investors may benefit in the long run. A look by Balaji Rao The long pending REITs has finally arrived in India. Real Estate Investment Trusts or REITs, a concept quite old in developed countries, has been
Aug 22, 2014 10:05 PM
The Karnataka government has taken the first step towards making property buyers feel more secure. Sonal Sachdev finds out more The government of Karnataka has taken a step in the right direction by announcing the integration of the stamp registration sy
Aug 22, 2014 10:00 PM
A drab office that was revamped into something quite glamorous in a fortnight When Sadhana Srinivasan stepped into her new office at Beliciaa Towers on July 14, she knew the place required some redesigning to reflect the work her company, Neeras Design
Aug 22, 2014 10:14 PM
This year’s theme is water and energy, especially significant for India which has set itself ambitious targets for growth and accessibility in both the sectors and where huge investments are planned. This beautiful city in Europe has perhaps the b
Aug 22, 2014 10:13 PM
Any building can be worked upon towards becoming a green structure with some studied ideas, thoughts and interventions If people think that eco-friendly ideas should have been incorporated in the design right upfront and all the existing houses with stuf
Aug 22, 2014 10:10 PM
Satellite townships can be a solution to urban crowding only if the infrastructure is improved… As city limits become overcrowded and land prices hit the roof, satellite townships have come up as a solution to the haphazard development of suburban
Aug 22, 2014 09:50 PM
Clever use of space under tiled roof; house shaped like Tamil letter ‘pa’; wood, stone and Athangudi tiles ‘An airy, bright, friendly and easy-to-maintain traditional Kerala-type house with lots of natural material’ was the basic
Aug 22, 2014 09:38 PM
Global investors say the city has an investment-friendly industrial climate and offers growth potential but want more transparency in the real estate sector. By M.A. Siraj Brand Bangalore received a massive boost early this week with a host of realtors
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