Aug 29, 2014 04:43 PM
Britain is blooming mad. And it shows. The writer visited London this summer and describes its garden policy Britain is in bloom. Petunias, phlox, pinks, poppies, geraniums, fuchsias… flowers gaze at you from everywhere — from borders, from s
Aug 29, 2014 04:48 PM
Chennai architect V.S. Vigneswar talks about the best way to preserve the few remaining Beri-Chettiar homes in the city Ever visited any one of the few remaining traditional Beri-Chettiar houses that are located in the Chennai areas of Park Town, George
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 29, 2014 04:55 PM
If this is your dilemma, Teja Lele Desai lists some solutions to organise your home, in a smart, stylish way A place for everything and everything in its place. In most homes, that’s far from the case and we end up running around like headless chi
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 26, 2014 06:51 PM
If you've been to Greece, you would not have missed the Temple of Hephaestus in central Athens. It's said to be the best-preserved ancient Greek temple in the world. It is also called Theseum (Theseus) because in those Byzantine times people (wrongly) bel
Aug 23, 2014 10:18 AM
The famous founder of the Neemrana group is a passionate architectural restorer. Aman Nath tells Teja Lele Desai how much he thrives on bringing a dead building back to life He’s the man who made the non-hotel an integral part of the Indian travell
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
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