Why this prefab house is unique?

For an onlooker its an ordinary 75-sq.m single-bedroom house in Australia. Developed by Architect Bill McCorkell and builder David Martin, directors of Archiblox, the house has won several ...
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Why this well is so unique?

Its a stepwell located on Hailey Road near Connaught Place, Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. 60-meter long and 15-meter wide historical stepwell, once upon a time  played a ...
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How long it took for restoration of this 3,000 years old site?

It was nearly a century ago when the British archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter discovered King Tutankhamen’s tomb in Egypt in 1922. For the first time in history, ...
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Can a century old building be made Green?

Usually, Green features are included in a building at the time of its construction. Retrofitting of old buildings with Green features is not a rare thing but is ...
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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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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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Why reconstruction of Puma Punku is considered as greatest achievement?

Puma Punku (Pumapunku) is the unfinished temple in a southern valley of the Lake Titicaca Basin in modern-day Bolivia. Puma Punku, meaning “Door of the Jaguar” in the ...
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Stepping back in time; Bangalore, Vernacular Architecture

The ‘vernacular’, in India, is carried out, especially in Southern India without the help of architects and professionals. Building activity is regulated by a long tradition that stretches ...
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Stepping back in time, Tamil Nadu; Vernacular Architecture

In the context of Indian cities, what is development? How can architecture be made a sustainable resource, to facilitate development as well as be made available to future ...
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Stepping back in time, Kerala; Vernacular Architecture

Architecture today is discriminated by cold hard, machine made building materials. Different countries have different approaches to this problem. For ages, men built dwellings that were closest at ...
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