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Social Responsibility of Designers

An Architect or a designer is the most responsible person in shaping a dream from nowhere to reality. Initial definition of design was to create the requirement based solutions and add value to it by applying elements of aesthetics, ergonomics, easiness of usage, and production. Then came factors like cost …

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“Innovative products need skilled installers”

USG Boral’s modern building material solutions Our products cater to comfort, safety, aesthetics and other benefits related construction – like building fast & light weight, etc.. Gypsum board is our flagship product and the plaster board is one of the most important part of the system and solutions that we …

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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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Unlocking Energy Efficiency

Significantly, by 2020 in most countries, 80% of all buildings will have already been built. The refurbishment of existing building stock and improving energy management is vital in meeting emission reduction targets. Given that in the west, most buildings have already undergone thermal insulation upgrades such as cavity wall insulation, …

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Fluid Dynamics

The new Navi Mumbai office of Clariant Chemicals by Mumbai-based Planet 3 Studios reflects the company’s vision of an open collaborative and flexible work environment to break down boundaries. A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the …

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Contemporary Architecture & Architects in Gujarat.

With a rich architectural heritage, Gujarat is a state with pragmatism and a progressive outlook. The present day architects in their endeavor to create individualistic built forms, represent the collective aspirations of the people while, taking a cue from the cultural legacy. Buildotech explores the works of some of these …

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The Global Green Summit

The Global Green Summit will be held on October 31st, 2015 in Mumbai to promote agendas for a sustainable future by uniting architects, developers, green practitioners, urban planners, policy makers and influencers. The Advisory Board of the summit convened by Rajat Malhotra, JLL will include professionals like, Ar. Ashok Lall …

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The Running Wall Residence

LIJO.RENY.architects, the award winning design studio based in Thrissur, Kerala has been instrumental in influencing the way contemporary architecture is practiced in Kerala. ‘Artists by passion and architects by profession’ – that is how Lijo Jos and Reny Lijo, who run this small design studio, like to be acknowledged as. …

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Beautiful Concrete

The word concrete it is always associated with dust, dirt, noise and size. There are many delicate things about concrete that many have not been associated with. Anil Kulkarni, Technical Head, Ultratech Cement Limited gives a sneak peek into the many aesthetic aspects of this wonder material called concrete. It …

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Light-weight & Energy-efficient Roofs

Roofing systems that can meet energy efficiency and longevity standards as also impose lesser load on the structure are becoming popular among owners and designers alike. Sapna Srivastava takes a look at the wide choice of light weight materials available for roofing a building, ranging from metal, plastic and fabric …

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