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Is development a foul word in heritage dictionary? 

Heritage sites include buildings, monuments, gardens, cemeteries, landscapes and archaeological sites and each one of these places has a story of their own to tell. The story may ...
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Menace of fake architects

Whenever we speak about the architects the first thing and perhaps the only thing that occurs to our mind is that of design. No doubt an architect is ...
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Realty sector sops – more action needed

Last week Union Cabinet announced another set of measures, this time specifically for real estate sector, that too for the Affordable and Middle-Income Housing sector. This follows the ...
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Will AI kill architecture profession?

It is said that almost half of all the work done by humans can eventually be taken over by a high intelligence computer. No doubt, Artificial Intelligence (AI) ...
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2030 Buildings – Innovation for Sustainable Development

By 2030, the will be roughly 8.5 billion people living on our planet with over 60 per cent inhabiting towns and cities.  As of 2018, India has a ...
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MES – India’s military construction agency

The Military Engineer Services (MES) is lesser known but the only construction agency in the country which carries out all construction related tasks of defence ministry like construction ...
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DDN will be Aadhar of your household

This might not have created same kind of euphoria or debate that Aadhar number was able to create when it was launched, a few years ago. But be ...
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Will building sector become the saviour?

World is slowly realising that energy efficiency is one of the world’s largest energy resources and we have just started to tap its potential. In India too, the ...
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Government surprises and leaves industry stunned

A few days ago, in a surprise move, the government announced a slew of measures to bring back the growth momentum into the economy.  The government, in an ...
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Controversy over remaking of Delhi

Most probably on 75th year of our independence we may see new parliament building. If not altogether new building, the existing structure may be modernised and expanded which is ...
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