Sep 26, 2014 07:15 PM
Instead of placing a full surface centering, we can provide part support to erect the roof and keep moving this support to complete the roofing. A look at the details by Sathya Prakash Varanashi It is an irony to realise that the problem of modern roofin
Sep 26, 2014 07:01 PM
In this first of a series on the need for a proper parking policy for the city, Nidhi Adlakha looks at residential areas Have you visited a friend lately at an apartment complex? Even if it is a posh one, chances are you found no parking for your car. Th
Sep 26, 2014 07:11 PM
We only need to modify solutions that have been used before for improving the infrastructure of cities but all residents have to work together In a freewheeling chat during the MASA convention, architect and planner Bimal Patel speaks to Suchitra Deep ab
Sep 26, 2014 06:59 PM
As home automation solutions becomes more affordable, home buyers are going in them for the safety and energy efficiency it promises. Imagine being able to monitor your home from across the world using your mobile phone. With an automated security syst
Sep 26, 2014 06:57 PM
Martyn Hook, Professor at RMIT and Director of Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects, recently visited the MARG Institute of Design and Architecture. Nidhi Adlakha in conversation Your work focusses on low-cost housing. Could you explain this in the context o
Sep 28, 2014 12:38 PM
Amarprakash Developers (APDPL), a real estate and infrastructure developer in Chennai began the biggest handover in Tamil Nadu of 987 homes on Saturday in one go.Aadarsh Surana, managing director, Amarprakash, said “With the growing level of urbanis
Sep 26, 2014 07:12 PM
Solar water heater, rain barrel and kitchen composter are a must in every house, says S. Vishwanath The three products address a part of the crisis gripping urban India— energy, water and waste. So, do you have a solar water heater? A rain barrel?
Sep 26, 2014 07:09 PM
Promoting nascent architectural firms, showing sensitivity to local conditions and traditions, incorporating indigenous craft into buildings… architects are getting innovative. When creative professionals from varied backgrounds congregate at a pla
Sep 26, 2014 07:07 PM
Throwing light on the green material bamboo last week in the city on World Bamboo Day (September18), the Centre for Green Building Materials and Technology (CGMBT), in association with the Mahatma Gandhi Institute for Rural Energy and Development (MGIRED),
Sep 26, 2014 06:56 PM
Building associations must ensure maintenance, says Sonal Sachdev Is a housing complex maintained well? The answer to that often, quite literally, lies in the garbage. How is garbage collected? How is it disposed? These two questions can reveal a lot ab
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