We are living in an age where our government is extensively engaging citizens through digital technologies.
28 Jan 2020
The writer is an architect, urban designer, dancer and chief designer at Shilpa Architects
10 Jan 2020
My past week was spent with the specifications for glass for windows in an apartment building.
17 Dec 2019
Food accounts for 48 per cent of the environmental impacts on land and 70 per cent on water resources.
03 Dec 2019
Did you know that there are different types of composting? Aerobic composting and vermicomposting require ventilation.
26 Nov 2019
Chennai has made segregation of waste mandatory for all homes.
20 Nov 2019
I fondly recall listening to Bill Clinton at one of the Sustainability Conferences in Chicago talking about the influence children have on the overall sustainability pulse of a family.
12 Nov 2019
How much per square foot?” — not a day passes by in our architectural practice where this question is asked multiple times.
06 Nov 2019
We co-exist with other creatures.
30 Oct 2019
Chennai is a city of rivers, lakes and the sea.
01 Oct 2019
Musty Madras” will be upon us in the coming months. During heavy rain and seasonal changes, some houses begin to emit a wet smell that can make the home environment oppressive.
12 Sep 2019
The word organic lifestyle immediately conjures images of vegan hippies growing their food and living in simple ‘earthy’ homes.
29 Aug 2019
We have been grossly underestimating our usage of plastic. Only 14 of India’s 35 regional Pollution Control Boards have filed information on plastic waste generation in 2017-18.
21 Aug 2019
Always watch your eco-footprint — reduce consumption and don’t overshoot, every little step counts.
07 Aug 2019
Any building with a well-lit façade makes an impression on the city skyline.
02 Aug 2019
Bioplastics can be composed of starches, cellulose, biopolymers and a variety of other materials.
23 Jul 2019
World Population Day is celebrated on July 11 by the United Nations.
16 Jul 2019
They have no rights or protection and are often left astray and susceptible to accidents quite frequently.
09 Jul 2019
Every building site is first excavated for the foundation.
26 Jun 2019
The foremost criteria for evaluating the sustainability of a wall or building envelope material is the thermal insulation.
28 May 2019