Urban planners need to worry about e-commerce

India’s middle-class population is swelling and at the current rate it is likely to touch 540 million by 2022 from the current level of around 400 million. Rising ...
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Contextual design – Need of the hour

Poetry and architecture are similar; in that both need ideating. Both put forth the essence of an IDEA.  While the former needs to find the balance between thoughts ...
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Architecture of purpose

Design is a reflection of the culture architects create. In the haze of ‘isms’, the mania of the virtual and a landscape of failed utopias, our special feature ...
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Smart City Mission need to be dealt with more smartly

The objective of the Smart Cities Mission (SCM) is to promote cities that provide core infrastructure and give a descent quality of life to its citizen, a clean ...
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2019, Lighting styles in Office, Retail and Residence

Gone are the days when lighting was a purely functional decision. With ceilings gaining more and more importance in the design world—painted colours that pop and wallpaper galore-ceiling ...
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A new look for your kitchen this 2019

Are you planning a new look kitchen for yourself this New Year? Well, even if the thought did not cross your mind yet, probably by the end of ...
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Make Fire Safety Audit mandatory

During this part of the year in 2017, a fire took away lives of 14 young people in a restaurant in Kamala Mills Compound in Mumbai. And again ...
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Solid Hardwood Floors, a sensual pleasure this 2019

2019 will be a happening year for Solid Hardwood Floors. Floors are a very important aspect of any home décor as they determine the personality of the owner and ...
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Be aware of material impact

Researches done by various organisations and institutes world over estimate that by 2050 more people will live in cities than in villages. It is estimated that 2.5 billion ...
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Seismic Retrofitting of Mani Mandir Complex at Morbi, Gujarat

A reading of The Seismic Retrofitting Project of Santiago Apóstol located in Kuño Tambo, Peru which was written and published by Harish Rao on the 5th of December 2018 compels ...
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