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Real Estate is the 2nd largest item on the expense sheet of most organisations, right after labor. Workplace designs are therefore being rethought, reconfigured, and rebuilt to greater advantage and profitability. Smart companies and corporate real estate decision makers who understand the implications for their portfolio, workforce, and bottom line are planning workspace needs tactically […]

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Observing the history of architecture closely, one realizes that Ancient Greek and Roman builders, Renaissance and Enlightenment architects, and architects of the Modern movement understood and practiced the usage of locally available materials, using natural light thereby making the building self sufficient, long before energy was an issue and long before anyone used the word […]

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Unplug! Just keeping your cell phone, TV, and DVD players plugged in wastes 5 percent of all the energy you use each year. Replace those traditional incandescent bulbs if you haven’t already, or, consider LED lighting as well … an even greener lighting option. In terms of energy efficiency, microwaves are better than toaster ovens; […]

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As a urban planner with concious heart toward sustainability I always try to find its core idea that leads to the path towards sustainable development. Is it the need of the hour due to environment degradation? Is it the recent fad? what makes our fraternity more concious about this thing? As a planner I tried […]

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Traditional architecture is the most widespread form of building in India since many years, constructed through traditional building methods by local builders without using the services of a professional architect. Due to western influence, architects are slowly forgetting traditional architecture methods that are based on indian climatic conditions.  In India, building materials comprise different categories – from […]

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