Price we pay for development

Sometimes the doctor recommends Oxygen Concentrators for patients who have to undergo oxygen therapy or who are having breathing problems. These Oxygen Concentrators can also be portable so ...
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We need to hurry on green construction

Its estimated that the global value of real estate is US$217 trillion – that’s roughly 2.7 times the GDP of the entire world. Of this, $162 trillion worth ...
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Making our cities drought-proof

We all know Chennai is surviving on tanker water since ages. But this year is unforgettable in the sense that the city saw 200 days at a stretch ...
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Revolutionise green funding

Fighting climate change with insufficient Green Finance is like fighting a war without arms and ammunitions. We are bound to lose the war even before its being fought. ...
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Act fast to prevent urban heat island

In early June 2019, an intense heatwave scorched northern India. Some regions experienced temperatures surpassing 45°C for the better part of three weeks. On June 10, Delhi reached ...
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Success of urbanisation depends on making houses affordable

Every hour nearly 2,000 Indians move from rural areas towards cities in search of better opportunities. This trend may gain further momentum unless the government is able to ...
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Its high time our architects get involved in fight against climate change

There is no populism involved in it and it may not fetch any additional votes for political parties nor does it matter as elections are five years away. ...
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It’s our collective responsibility to tackle plastic pollution

Plastic pollution was the theme of last year’s environment day when lot of noise was made by the environmentalists and the political leadership about the dangers emanating from ...
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Architecture & Sustainability

Humans have transformed ecosystems across most of the terrestrial biosphere causing major global changes in biodiversity, biogeochemistry, geomorphic process and climate. Environmental change is an inevitable consequence of ...
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Green Power & Sustainable Concepts

Green Architecture is more than just a word, when followed religiously. It saves not just the environment but also our pockets. Green and Sustainability are two much bashed ...
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