Prison architecture needs to be taken seriously

The number of prison population is increasing globally. According to Global Prison Trends, a report prepared by Penal Reform International, an estimated one crore people are in prison globally. According ...
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Can timber replace steel & concrete as building material?

T3 in Minneapolis is perhaps a gamechanger for the commercial building industry and a milestone for mass timber construction in the United States. According to Michael Green Architecture, ...
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There are many reasons for realtors to be happy with Interim Budget

It was virtually an election manifesto rolled out through the interim budget. As anticipated the incumbent government took the opportunity to present the vote on account to narrate ...
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Finding alternatives to burnt-bricks

Brick making has been drawing attention from common man to policy maker ever since air pollution level in the National Capital Region touched a dangerous level couple of ...
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Can Brutalism make a successful comeback?

Brutalism which was once popularised by the likes of Le Corbusier had vanished into oblivion since mid-1970s finding place only in coffee table books and some academic round ...
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Moving towards disabled-friendly India

When physically the most fit person finds it almost impossible to board local train in Mumbai during the peak hours, think about the fate of a physically disabled ...
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Will Amaravati create a new benchmark?

Amaravati, the proposed capital city of Andhra is creating interest from all corners of the country and also from people of all walks of people because of some ...
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Year 2019 – Politics may rule over aesthetics

Year 2019 is an important year for India as the general elections to Indian Parliament will be held during the months of April and May. In other words, ...
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Indian home décor 2018 – in retrospect

Indian home décor sector is passing through a transitionary phase, aided by the technology, increasing disposable income and dominance of younger population in decision making. Despite the recent ...
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Year 2018 – a year of mixed luck for heritage lovers

There were plenty of good news for heritage lovers in India in 2018. The Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai was inscribed on the World Heritage ...
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