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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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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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Benefits of green renovation projects

The World green Building Trends 2016 study by Dodge Data & Analysis features the responses from more than 1000 survey participants from 69 countries and includes 13 country specific profiles. The report has a section on business benefits of green building. About half (48%) of respondents report that they have …

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An abodethe ‘Vastu’ way

Originating in vedic times, vastu shastra, the traditional Hindu system of architecture, prescribes principles of design, layout, measurements, ground preparation, space arrangement and spatial geometry. The designs are intended to integrate architecture with the cosmos, the relative functions of various parts of the structure, and ancient beliefs – utilising geometric …

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Felicity called ‘Home’

The house of architect-designer duo Sabeena and Rajiv Khanna – Creative Head and Founder Principal of KIA Design Studio – is a realm of peace and tranquility in the urban hub of Gurgaon. The home symbolises simplicity, comfort and echoes their love for nature. It radiates the energy of three …

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Redefining Workplace Design

Interior design for workspaces in India has often lagged behind the curve when compared with global best practices. Whether it be the adoption of smart technologies, or the transition to communal work places, rarely has the Indian office transitioned beyond the conventional standard. However, the Corporate Headquarters – Hike Messenger …

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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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Thermal images as if painted

A painting specialist in Lower Saxony, Germany takes advantage of thermal imaging for indoor and outdoor applications. Meyer Malereibetrieb GmbH (www.malermeistermeyer.de) is a specialized painting company originally founded in 1960 by the grandfather Johannes Lange in the town of Lehrte in Lower Saxony. Today the company employs 13 people. Its …

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Perceptions need to change

Bharat Dhuppar, CEO, Sheth Creators spoke from the heart when he said that developers were perceived as the bad guys of the industry which was not the case, as there would always be a few rotten apples and that remains true of any industry. In an informal tête-à-tête with Sapna …

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