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Maintenance planning strategies for Buildings & Assets

By some estimates the cost of runnning building operations could be 5 times more than the cost of construction cost. In this context, building’s overall lifecycle cost becomes much more important than the construction cost alone. Hence optimal building designs and effective maintenance strategy go a long way to minimize …

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An Architectural Science: Evolutionary aspects of practiceembedded architectural research

The last five centuries of Modern Science, from Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin to the big science of the Large Hadron Collider and the Human Genome Project, has provided remarkable insights into two of the fundamental questions of human inquiry – the origins of the universe and that of life. …

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Bearys Global Research Triangle (BGRT) Honours Veterans

BGRT India’s first LEED India Platinum Research Park in Whitefield, Bangalore, is an acclaimed benchmark project of ingenious design and an epitome of Sustainable development. It offers seamless connectivity, a creative work place and contemporary business life style for great minds to meet. BGRT is the winner of over 10 …

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A Farm House and the vernacular twist

The quaint and vivid “Vashi farm house” featured here designed by Himanshu Patel from d6thD Design Studio has an overt principle of vernacular architecture in mind. In this time of rapid technological advancement and urbanization, there is still much to be learned from the traditional knowledge of vernacular construction. Sujatha …

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Ramesh Nair to lead JLL India

After Anuj Puri, Chairman &Country Head of JLL India,departs from JLL by the end of February 2017, Ramesh Nair will takeover as CEO and Country Head and will report to JLL’s Asia Pacific CEO Anthony Couse. As CEO and Country Head, Ramesh will be responsible foroverall direction, strategy and growth …

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Good Practice Guide

British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has released a newly revised Guide entitled “Good Practice Guide to Recycling and Waste Management “that identifies the motivations and principles behind recycling and waste management best practices. In the face of consumer demand, climate change and the depletion of natural resources all pushing …

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Composite Constructions

Composite constructions have contributed significantly to the construction industry and becoming popular with their structural efficiency, technical and constructional advantages writes N Venkatesh, Head QA/QC &ISO Internanl Auditor, BL Kashyap &Sons Ltd. Composite Constructions are slowly replacing the Structural Steel today used in the used in commercial, Industrial, Residential, School, …

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Forbes Marshall Green Field Industrial Building with Positive Energy

Industrial buildings, when visualized, conjure images of typically large scale, disciplined, stoic, systematic frames and structures. Design of industrial buildings in this country has lately taken a shift from being vapid steel trusses to treating them as institutes of dynamic potential that when tapped right, contribute to the country’s progress. …

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Emphasis on sustainability

New-Delhi based Amit Khanna Design Associates led by Founder & Principal Architect Amit Khanna has adhered to specificity and sustainability intrinsic to the design process and in all the projects. Buildotech highlights the design principles followed by the firm. Established by Amit Khanna in 2004, AKDA integrates the disciplines of …

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Bentley’s Structural Design Software Helps Decrease Construction Time

Designing with a Prototype SkyHouse Apartments were created by Novare Group (real estate development company headquatered in atlanta) and Batson-Cook Development (Abased in Atlanta offering real estae services) to provide luxury housing at affordable prices in the US. The developers are building the USD 45-75 million apartment complexes throughout the …

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