Bamboo Reinforced Structures A Positive Green Option

Bamboo Reinforced Structures A Positive Green Option

Bamboo is gaining worldwide interest as an eco-friendly material, and thus there is developing interest towards bamboo building technology based on recognized engineering principles. Bamboo construction has always been considered
Polygrow® - Green Roof Solution

Polygrow® - Green Roof Solution

Today, more cities look like concrete jungles: new streets and houses are built, solving the problem of missing housing space and increasing traffic. This leads to high CO2 emissions, flooding, noise and the heat island effect. Green roofs
KIRBY Spearheading the PEB Era

KIRBY Spearheading the PEB Era

Kirby Building Systems, an affiliate of Kuwait based Alghanim Industries, is one of the largest PEB producers in the world. With its vast experience of 35,000 customers around the globe since 1976, the company has 5 plants across the world
Asian Portable Cabins

Asian Portable Cabins

Asian Portable Cabins specializes in manufacturing and supplying of all types of Portable Cabins for multiple purposes such as Site offices, Security Guard cabins, Portable Toilets & Bathrooms, Portable Buildings and Modular Buildings across sectors in India
Construction With Steel

Design Flexibility in Construction with Steel

Steel has become a universal building product due to its strength, versatility, durability and economic value. The use of coated steel for structures, roofing & wall cladding is growing rapidly because it offers
TCS Campus Siruseri

TCS Campus Siruseri - Chennai

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) India is building a new $200 million IT Park in Siruseri, Chennai. Designed by Uruguayan architectural firm Carlos Ott Architects in association with Carlos Ponce de León Architects,
Span Steel Structures

Design of Long Span Steel Structures and Hangars

The majority of industrial buildings are made out of steel for obvious reasons of high strength/weight ratio. A study, on the Efficient Design of Large span hangars/structures, ensuring lighter foundations
Niagara FrameMax Light Gauge Steel Structures

Light Gauge Steel Structures in India

The Role of the Realty Industry in India's GDP primarily enhances the growth of the economy by the means of infrastructure development pertaining to residence, office space, factory space, etc. In the Union Budget this year, the
Building Envelope Insulation: A Key to Energy Saving

Building Envelope Insulation: A Key to Energy Saving

Buildings across the globe consume 60-70% of the total energy generated and are a major contributor to the greenhouse gases. The maximum share of this energy usage is in conditioning (heating or cooling)
Texsa Sound Insulation

Sound Insulation materials - Products from Texsa India

Texsa's "Tecsound" is a unique sound insulation material for air born and impact noise reduction. S "Tecsound" is very effective to cut off low frequency noises which are difficult to control. This product has been
Architect Ken Yeang on Green Design

Architect Ken Yeang on Green Design

Saving our environment is the most vital issue that humankind must address today, feeding into our fears that this millennium may be our last. For the designer, the compelling question is: how do we design for a sustainable future
Sustainable Future for the Construction Industry

Sustainable Future for the Construction Industry

The issue of sustainability is gaining substantially in significance in virtually all sectors of industry. This applies particularly to the building sector. According to reports from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Burj Dubai: World's Tallest Structure

Burj Dubai: World's Tallest Structure

The world’s tallest building Burj Dubai, which was under construction for six years, is scheduled to open on 4th Jan 2010, Fig. 1. The construction of this 818 m tall, reinforced concrete tower structure, broke several records during its construction
Green Buildings

Green Buildings

Buildings account for one-sixth of the world’s fresh water withdrawals, one-quarter of its wood harvest and two-fifths of its material and energy flows. The type of buildings which are constructed by incorporating tripod of attributes
Green Building Materials and Technology

Green Building Materials and Technology

Local environmental factors affect the performance of a green building to a great extent. These factors play a significant role in selecting materials and technology for a commercial green building complex. In this paper, an attempt
Innovative Silicone Technologies help Green Buildings

Innovative Silicone Technologies help Green Buildings

A new generation of silicone based adhesives and sealants from Dow Corning are helping Indian architects design distinctive, modern structures, and at the same time is enabling them to meet the growing demand for
Pre–engineered Building Systems

Pre–engineered Building Systems A Promising Future

Technological improvement over the year has contributed immensely to the enhancement of quality of life through various new products and services. One such revolution was the pre–engineered buildings
247Park Sets New Standards for Green Buildings

247Park Sets New Standards for Green Buildings

Located in the heart of the upcoming IT corridor on LBS Marg, Vikhroli (West) in Mumbai which has become the preferred destination for major corporate houses, the 247 Park® comprises a total of 18 lakh square feet of built-up
Energy Efficiency–Driver of the Construction Industry

Energy Efficiency–Driver of the Construction Industry

In both the construction of new buildings and the refurbishment of existing ones, there is an increasing trend towards construction materials with the highest possible energy efficiency. For structural glass producers and finishers

Evaluation Criteria for Green Materials

Due to increased environmental concern all over the world, practice of sustainable buildings or Green Buildings is being encouraged. The practice of green building can lead to benefits including reduced operating costs by increasing productivity, using less energy and water, improved public and occupant health due to improved indoor air quality, and reduced
Sustainable Development through Green Design in India

Sustainable Development through Green Design in India

The paper broadly discusses the reasons which have necessitated the emergence of Green Buildings in India. It would highlight the climatic zones of India focusing on the sustainable design features prevalent for Green Buildings in each Zone. A case
Supreme insulation solutions

Supreme has top-of-the-line insulation solutions

Founded in 1942, the Supreme Industries Ltd. became a pioneer of many path-breaking products and a trendsetter in plastics products by introducing advanced solutions for various applications and industries
Butler System A Trendsetter in Steel Construction

Butler System A Trendsetter in Steel Construction

The accelerated pace of globalization started in the early nineties has immensely benefited developing nations including India. The opening up of the economy paved the way for increased investment in sectors
UNICON Pre-engineered Building Solutions

UNICON Pre-engineered Building Solutions

The ever increasing demand for new, innovative and faster ways of construction has led to the development of Pre-engineered building system which is one of the most cost effective, speedy and inexpensive ways to set
pre-engineered building technology

PEB: A Boon for Building Industry

The pre-engineered building technology, which entered the Indian construction arena during the late nineties has over a period of time gained widespread acceptance among the end users
FMT Complete PEB Solutions

FMT Offers Complete PEB Solutions

FMT Engineers Pvt. Ltd. is a start up venture in the field of pre-engineered building structures. The company took its foray in 2008 by establishing the production unit in Udaipur, Rajasthan with the finest state-of-the-art technology & equipment. The
An Industrial Ecology Approach to Sustainable Highrise Construction

An Industrial Ecology Approach to Sustainable Highrise Construction

The aim of this article is to put into context the challenges of infrastructure development in cities arising from increasing urbanisation. We will introduce the emerging field of industrial ecology which is a new
Need for Developing Green Building Concept in the Country

Need for Developing Green Building Concept in the Country

A green Building uses less energy, water and other natural resources creates less waste & Green House Gases and is healthy for people during living or working inside as compared to a standard Building. Another meaning of Green Structure
Development of Modern Indian Architecture

Development of Modern Indian Architecture

One of the legacies of the British colonial rule was that independent India inherited large infrastructural provisions such as roads, railways, dams and bridges and, with that, a large number of professional engineers. The architectural profession, however, was out
FXFOWLE Architects: An Architectural, Interior Design and Planning Firm

FXFOWLE Architects: An Architectural, Interior Design and Planning Firm

To reach for the sky in an attempt to defy gravity is a universal human ambition. When New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was asked why he chose
NBM&CW

New Building Material & Construction World

New Building Material & Construction World
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MGS Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture
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Lifting & Specialized Transport

Lifting & Specialized Transport
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Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week

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