An architects view on Waste Management

“The concept as perceived by architects view of “circular economy goes beyond recycling! The goal is just not to design for better “end-of-life”recovery but to minimize the use of raw material etc.’, says Dr. Ramesh, Archinova Design Pvt. Ltd In a traditional waste management system material move through a ...
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Heritage as social action – a review

‘This World Environment day, let’s not only appreciate the natural environment, but also take a step forward to realise that ‘Environment’ comprises of various systems, of which heritage or the historic environment is an essential system, and it takes huge social responsibility to preserve it for posterity to ...
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Why Mumbai International Airport fills us with hope this Environment Day

‘CSMIA became the proud recipient of Level 3+ Carbon Neutrality certification. The airport has achieved this highest ACA level of Neutrality in recognition of its GHG management initiatives with greater awareness and sensitization of the stakeholders towards the airport industry’s response to the challenge of climate change. It ...
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Energy-efficient Interior Spaces

‘A real energy conscious interior design is the designing and planning of interior spaces and specifying suitable materials with the aim of reducing energy consumption in a building while improving comfort, health or aesthetics. With the cost of gas, oil and electricity on the rise, it only makes ...
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The Ginger Bread House

Humanity has evolved, for hundreds of thousands of years, in the context of the natural environment: hundreds of thousands of years where our species prospered with what nature provided. While today we’re almost completely conformed by the built space we still long for and seek nature, and we still ...
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Green School Design

‘Currently we @Goldmine  are developing a Design for a School + College building as EDUCATION is the most Powerful Weapon you can use TO CHANGE THE WORLD. We need to educate the students in the right way. Along with the curriculum and studies, we need to educate about ...
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Modern workplaces for ignited minds

‘The solution lies in hybrid offices that beautifully blends the culture of next-gen workspaces with temporary cubicles, sound-proof rooms, communal areas and etc. Such office designs integrate a wide range of spaces and provides employees with the much needed flexibility that makes it more desirable’ says Sudeep Kolte, VP Sales ...
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The evolution of Automated Waste and Linen Transportation

‘In evaluating the current traditional logistics for removing waste/linen, facility team leaders are finding a number of problems related to exposure of public during transport of waste/linen through hallways and elevators, less green solutions, door problem, cost related to required labour, environmental and cleanliness concerns, etc.’, says Harshil ...
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An Integrated Green Design Process

Good design becomes affordable design; elements that have major impact on energy use and carbon emission can be assessed at an early stage and through the design process, the later stages of design are speeded up and costs be monitored constantly’, says Rohan Rawte, Integrated Environmental Solutions With ...
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Impact of Paint in Interior Spaces

Partnerships between science and industries such as paints and VR are exciting and show that together we can do more to discover knowledge that can help us make evidence-informed decisions about colour in a multitude of settings’, says Prof. Ramesh Raghavendran, Design-Chair, JBR College of Architecture, Hyderabad. You ...
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