Minimalism leads to happy life

When Le Corbusier decided to dedicate his career to creating better living conditions, particularly for those who lived in crowded cities, design world got a new concept to ...
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Newer Dimensions in Architectural Materials

Green buildings focus on self-sustainability.  Practices like rainwater harvesting, use of rain water to refill the pools, use of solar panels for water heating, and use of biogas ...
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Go Green by Doing Less – An Indian Context

The construction industry is one of the single largest consumer of energy worldwide and a major contributor to environmental issues due to the huge consumption of energy and ...
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God is in the Details

History refers the architect as a Master – essentially the person who ‘Knows-it-all’.  Is it possible to be a ‘Master-of-all’ when buildings ae more complex and construction technology ...
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Minimalism is at the core of our philosophy, Harish Rao

‘People often may suggest minimalism as impractical or challenging. But remember, there is maximalism because of minimalism. Living in tiny homes or micro-apartments is not necessarily a sign of ...
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Love your Mother Earth, Sasikala Rajeswaran

Sasikala Rajeswaran, Editor, Sawdust Majority of us have not gone to the court, nor to the Police station – but that doesn’t mean that we are clean or ...
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Moving towards data-driven society, Sasikala Rajeswaran

In recent weeks, we have been hearing lot of news regarding data security, misuse of data and data generation itself. For example, recently, Facebook was in the eye ...
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Improper urban planning creates health hazards, Sasikala Rajeswaran

‘Land is a precious commodity especially in metropolitan cities like Mumbai and land acquisition for various development projects is a major problem and involves time consuming process. At ...
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Let’s aim at becoming Happy India, Sasikala Rajeswaran

Sasikala Rajeswaran, Editor, Sawdust Let’s aim at becoming Happy India UN’s World Happiness Report has some bad news for India which is aiming to be world’s one of ...
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‘Make dual flushing system mandatory’, Sasikala Rajeswaran

Sasikala Rajeswaran, Editor, Sawdust On World Water Day one of the best news heard was about Gujarat Chief Minister launching dual flush toilet in Ahmedabad. Though water shortage ...
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