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Building Technologies – the Digital Transformation

Building technologies have undergone a sea change over the years with the rise of the digital revolution, leading to digitisation, automation integration and more recently smart buildings. We are seeing the rise of the connected world where all components of a building are integrated with the help of Internet of …

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Building Project Management Consultants On Stage End-to-End

The project management service focuses on managing a project from inception to completion across various phases – Preconstruction, Construction and Handover. The PMC focuses on the delivery process which is planning, managing and monitoring construction. PMC manages and integrates the various stakeholders on a project impartially and works for the …

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Transforming buildings into environments

When endeavoring to design a good acoustic environment, there are two main factors to be aware of: the ambient noise within the room and the reverberation time of the space. Teddy D’Souza, Director, Operations, Knauf AMF, India writes on the need to control unwanted noise and effects of sound when …

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Smart Steel Buildings

The smart steel building technology is getting popular in Indian construction industry as it ensures sturdy and fasttrack construction. Moreover, it is a  zero-water, no brick, no sand construction technology which uses light gauge steel frame structures. The smart steel building technology is the part of preengineered building (PEB) concept …

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Comparison of design procedures for PEB

An industrial structure (Ware House) is analyzed and designed according to the Indian codes and also by referring to international standards. The economy of the structure is discussed in terms of its weight comparison, between Indian codes (IS800-1984, IS800-2007), American code (MBMA-96) and between Indian codes (IS800-1984, IS800-2007). Steel is …

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Real estate industry: Review & Outlook

In conversation with Buildotech, Manoj Gaur MD, Gaursons India and President, CREDAI, Delhi NCR talks about the real estate scenario, the new developments, trends and challenges facing the industry. With over 20 Years of rich experience, Gaur is well versed with business dynamics of the real estate industry and has …

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Trends Defining Real Estate

The Indian real estate sector is going through a transition; in the way it conducts business as well as the way it is responding to customer preferences.  From technology & transparency to product design & construction, the changes in the realty sector are evident as Sapna Srivastava spoke to various …

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Cooling Needs & Sustainability

Of the many different methods to reduce the cooling load, passive cooling of buildings is the most suitable and sustainable method. Passive systems use non mechanical methods to maintain a comfortable indoor temperature and are a key factor in mitigating the impact of buildings on the environment. According to the …

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Skill development for construction workers

Construction industry has been one of the largest contributors to India’s GDP. Despite this, this rapidly growing industry faces a grave challenge of unskilled workforce. Jitendra Thakker, Chairman of the Committee for Skill Development at CREDAI briefs on the organization’s Skills Training Program for construction workers across the country in …

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Smart Cities: A symbiosis of heritage, ecology, architecture & technology

The term “Smart City” has been around since the 1990’s and various definitions have emphasized different aspects of the term. Common elements among these definitions are that ‘Smart Cities’ use information – communication technology (ICT) (i.e. e-bricks) to engage citizens, to deliver city services and to enhance urban systems. Smart …

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