At the recently concluded Reciprocity Fest, young students took centrestage to present sustainable ideas for Chennai.
16 Feb 2018
A few days ago, I was talking to a client about native regional trees, and about coconut trees. She complained, “when coconuts fall there is no one left to pick them”.
09 Feb 2018
In this digital age, all electronic gadgets in homes and offices — computer monitors, CPUs, keyboards, cell phones, and telephones — become obsolete quickly.
02 Feb 2018
For many the idea of going green starts and stops at recycling.
26 Jan 2018
Tourist spots, especially city beaches were abuzz with activity during Kaanum Pongal. Tens of thousands of people thronged these hot spots and special enforcements were pressed by police to ensure the
19 Jan 2018
As the state gears up for yet another Bhogi, there is a general mood of anxiety amongst the environmentalists.
12 Jan 2018
Sustainable living could be yucky to most of us at first! Let us face it, the idea of having to ‘recycle’ anything always brings up memories of torn hand me downs or unpalatable food leftovers.
06 Jan 2018
As we look back, the sustainability stories in 2017 covered a wide range of topics — ranging from the Paris Agreement and the US, declining numbers of Polar Bears, the quality of the air in Indian cit
29 Dec 2017
To my utter relief Akkarai Beach, where I run every morning, was suddenly clear of all the unhealthy water hyacinth.
15 Dec 2017
Glass brings in natural light and protects the occupants from external heat, glare and noise. Many architects and builders are criticised for using glass extensively, considered by some as a ‘western
08 Dec 2017
World Soil Day is on the 5 th December. Soil comes up almost daily in my line of work as an architect.
01 Dec 2017
In her 100th column, the writer gives simple steps to create improve air quality in our rooms
24 Nov 2017
All of us reuse plastic — whether it is a bag or a spoon.
10 Nov 2017
Detoxing is an age old tradition! After weeks of binging on sweets, and a post-Diwali lull, it is time to flush our bodies with organic fruits and vegetables.
03 Nov 2017
Reduce Reuse Recycle.
27 Oct 2017