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Indian ceramics industry – growing in size

The size of Indian ceramics industry which consists of ceramic tiles, sanitary ware and crockery is estimated to be around Rs 27,000 crore (INR 270 billion). Ceramic tiles ...
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Trend is towards ‘slim’ and ‘big’

Slim tiles are now becoming the trend especially in high end constructions. Slim tiles are thin and lightweight yet incredibly strong.  Special manufacturing process of these tiles make ...
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Things are getting stabilised for ceramics industry

Year 2018 was one of the toughest years for ceramic tiles manufacturers in the counrty. It is often said that “Trouble comes in Threes” and it can’t be ...
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Unlimited creativity – Ceramic & Tiles

In an industry stepped in tradition, change can be difficult. While we don’t want to reinvent the wheel, any opportunity to inject a little life into a truly ...
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Stepping back in time, Maharashtra

Green building is the call of mother Earth. It is an approach that emphasize the place of buildings within both local ecosystems and in global environment. It increases ...
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Tagore Theatre, Chandigarh; Ar. Namita Singh

The Tagore Theatre is a cultural landmark. Constructed 50 years ago by Ar. Aditya Prakash, the theatre has served the city for a long, eventful time. Owing to ...
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Ecological Interiors: Mud and its many hues; Ar. Siddharth Menon

‘Mud walls once built using un-stabilized mud (without adding any chemical stabilizers like cement) need to be plastered with a mixture of sieved mud, wheat husk or tudi, ...
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Aaron B Schwarz, FAIA, Principal and Executive Director, Perkins Eastman

“Materials and detailing of the materials needs to be influenced by climatic context. Those copying aesthetic trends without recognizing these differences can start their projects at a disadvantage”. ...
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Anthony Raj, Centre for Indigeneous Architecture, Chennai

‘There are millions of families with no roof over their heads, particularly in the slums.  For lack of employments in semiurban and rural areas, people are flocking to ...
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Stepping back in time, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Does Vernacular architecture vary from one climatic zone to another?  The answer is a simple Yes. Though Vernacular forms of architecture are diverse in their layout, form, building ...
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