Time has arrived for construction sector to change

Construction is one of the oldest professions in the world and is also one of the largest. It’s also an activity where the largest number of people are ...
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Is UNESCO biased in World Heritage Site selection?

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris. UNESCO has 193 member states and 11 ...
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Can architect’s copyright override owner’s fundamental right?

Two years ago when half a dozen bulldozers razed five iconic buildings in Pragati Maidan in New Delhi including Hall of Nations and Nehru Pavilion, it had not ...
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Agenda for NDA 2.0

Finally, cloud of uncertainty generated by General Elections and the possible outcome of the same has been settled down with the people overwhelmingly re-electing the incumbent government. It ...
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Notre Dame design competition brings out innovative renderings

Notre Dame Cathedral, which has seen and survived two world wars and is considered as an embodiment of permanence, has been turned into ashes. Paris is slowly crawling ...
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Rain water harvesting remains mainly on paper

More than half of India’s population faces high to extreme water stress and about 2 lakh people die every year due to inadequate access to safe water in ...
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Lessons to learn from New York City Bill

New York city (NYC) is the first city in the world to enact a bill to ensure that its emission targets are met by 2030. In a way ...
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Where does the architecture education stand today in India?

There are more than 500 architecture schools in India from which thousands of newly educated architects come out every year. Similarly, there are thousands of engineering, medical and ...
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Disturbing trends in our architecture education

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) recently released the ranking of higher educational institutions and in case of architecture, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur was adjudged as the ...
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Why India doesn’t have many skyscrapers?

India is not known for its skyscrapers but for its heritage buildings. On the world map of skyscrapers, India is almost non-existent. For example, there are hardly 10 ...
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