Green facade – Much needed Requirement for a Building for Energy Saving

What is a Green Facade To “green” building envelopes is currently one of the most promising ways to provide energy savings in buildings and to contribute to the urban heat island effect mitigation. The shadow effect supplied by plants is the most significant parameter for this purpose. One way to characterize the potential shadow effect […]

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ECO Niwas Samhita 2018 – an Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings launched

With the growing awareness & the requirement of energy conservation practices, Government has taken an important step to further strengthen the Green Building sector. Ministry of Power has launched the ECO Niwas Samhita 2018,an Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings (ECBC-R).The Code was launched on the occasion of National Energy ConservationDay 2018 in the […]

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Energy Conservation Building Code – A Step to increase Energy Efficient Buildings

Energy Efficiency is word related to the efficient and minimum use of energy so that natural resources can be saved, Ministry of Power initiated and formed BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency) in 2002, since then it’s function is to develop programs which will increase the conservation and efficient use of energy in India. It was […]

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Ways to make your Construction smart & Sustainable

Infrastructure Industry is the most Dynamic & Growing Industry in world, but in the way it is growing that is very dangerous for our environment as it is responsible for various reasons  like climate change, resource depletion, pollution, and peak oil. These issues are all accelerating rapidly, and all have strong links with the building […]

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Monday Flashback 22 – Gwalior Fort, Madhya Pradesh

THE GWALIOR FORT: GWALIOR   Gwalior Fort was assembled in 8th century by Suraj Sen. The castle stands on a retiring rock known as Gopachal. The fort was governed by many rulers of various reigns who also constructed many palaces and temples esoteric the fort. The united forces of Rani Lakshmi Bai and Tatya Tope […]

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Monday Flashback 20 – Rumi Darwaza, Lucknow

RUMI DARWAZA – “A SYMBOL OF LUCKNOW’S TRYST WITH DESTINY” and a Unique Sustainable Structure in the City of Nawabs. Rumi Darwaza was built by the fourth Nawab of Lucknow, Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula in 1784-86 and is believed to be similar to an old gate in Istanbul called Bab-iHümayun, and so is also sometimes referred to […]

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Monday Flashback 19 – Maha Bodhi Temple, Bodhgaya Bihar

A unique property of cultural and archaeological importance and is also recognized by  UNESCO as World Heritage site in the world that spread over an area of 4.86 hectares. It is a great example of the earliest buildings which have sustained till now. The first temple was built by Emperor Asoka in the 3rd century BC (260 BC) around […]

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Monday Flashback 18 – Sidi Saiyyed Mosque in Ahemdabad

This list of heritage places in Gujarat would look empty without the mention of Sidi Saiyyed Mosque. The structure dates back to 1573. Interestingly, it was established by a slave of Sultan Ahmed Shah, Sidi Saiyyed, after whom the mosque is named as well. This was among the last Sultanate structures in Gujarat. The interiors […]

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Monday Flashback 17 – Double Decker Living Root Bridge Cherrapunji

Double Decker living root bridge, a man-made cum natural wonders of the living root bridges. Created by the people of the Khasi tribe, 150+ year old man-made natural wonder that’s not only unique but astounding these roots grow from the ancient rubber trees, seen only in the northeast region. These roots are trained by the […]

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Monday Flashback 15 – Kanakakkunnu Palace , Thiruvananthapuram

Kanakakunnu Palace is built in the new British Era model. It has all the necessary modern equipments and amenities inside this palace. This palace is built on a small citadel which is above ground level. It is a single storied building. This is situated in a vast pasture land. Inside this palace there is a […]

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