Challenges and Opportunity in Vertical Hospital Design

Vertical Hospital Design
Vertical healthcare design is an emerging field with its own particular set of benefits and challenges. This building type will become more desirable and popular for reasons including the location of health Read More...

Underdeck insulation – heat reducing technique in industrial process or plant

Underdeck insulation
Underdeck insulation in an industrial process or plant is often neglected but is one of the most important techniques to reduce the heat inflow. Underdeck insulation ensures low consumption of energy Read More...

An Ambitious Project in Mumbai

Bhendi Bazaar Planned Redevelopment
Realizing the need for a more holistic approach to redevelopment, the Government of Maharashtra established new regulations in 2009. These norms laid the foundations of Cluster Redevelopment in the city Read More...

GYS Vision- Interweaves Open Social and Closed Workspaces

GYS Vision
With the rapid increase of urban density in our cities and land being a major constraint, we need to look for solutions that allow the city to expand. High-rise is a response to the paucity of land, with a direct Read More...

Sustainable Techniques and Technologies in High-Rise Buildings

Highrise Buildings
Industrialization and Urbanization has triggered the movement of population shift from rural areas to urban areas. Thus, one can easily estimate the humongous pressure on the urban areas in terms Read More...

COLORBOND® XRW spectrum series from Tata BlueScope Steel

COLORBOND XRW spectrum Series
BASF, one of the world's largest chemical producers, head- quartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany decided to build a manufacturing unit in Chennai for making catalytic converters used in Automobiles Read More...

Smart Cities Development - Importance of Project Management

Smart Cities Development
The Smart Cities Mission is a laudable initiative by the Government of India (GoI) to drive economic growth and improve the quality of life of people by enabling local development and harnessing technology as Read More...

Unraveling the Smart Conundrum

Smart Conundrum
Urban planning and urban development is a thoroughly engrained discipline in India, irrespective of its success or failure. Every state in India has a 'Town Planning Act' or its equivalent at Read More...

Taking Precast to School

Precast Chiller Plant
A solid education serves as the foundation for a successful career and helps us unlock our full potential. Precast concrete functions in much the same way, enabling architects, engineers and project owners Read More...

Control in Precast Operations

Precast Operations
Pre-Casting is simple. Pre-Engineering is not only challenging, but also missing in many cases. In such cases, the simplicity of Pre-Casting is not leveraged and leads to a lot of "Pre-Cast Read More...

Urban Issues and Architectural Interventions

Urban Issues
Creating planned cities according to human requirements is a trend that started with these civilizations. A well-planned street grid at the time when there were no vehicles and an elaborate drainage system hint Read More...

Developments in Tall Steel Buildings

Tall Steel Buildings
World's first tall, steel framed building is the 10-storey, 42 m tall The Home Insurance Building, which was built in Chicago (Fig.1), Illinois, USA during 1884. It was designed by engineer William Le Baron Jenney Read More...

Precast Goes Platinum

Precast LEED Platinum Certification
Seattle's 120,000-square-foot "Stone34" building isn't just pleasing to the eye - it's also about as green as green can be. Thanks to the use of a variety of sustainable building materials, including exterior Read More...

Newer Heights with Precast Concrete

Precast Concrete Newer Heights
With the evolution of human civilisation, newer inventions have changed the lifestyle and course of action. The world of architecture and construction has simultaneously evolved with the ever expanding Read More...

Smart Cities – A Critical Appraisal

Smart Cities Environment
A 'smart city' is an urban region that is highly advanced in terms of overall infrastructure, sustainable real estate, communications and market viability. It is a city where information technology is the principal Read More...

Smart Cities as Business Hubs

Smart Cities Business Hub
As per the Ministry of Urban Development report, it is estimated that at present 31% i.e. 377 million people are living in urban areas of the country. In the next 15 years, this will increase by another 157 million Read More...

Smart Building Components for Smart Cities

Smart Building Components
In 2009, in a report titled "Buildings & Climate Change: A Summary for Decision-makers", Sylvie Lemmet, the then Director, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, UNEP observes, "The building sector Read More...

How to build a Smart Home with Internet of Things?

Smart Home
In the last two decades it has been noticed that computers, cell phones, cars, HAVC systems and numerous other devices have developed into smarter and more resourceful but our buildings are more or less Read More...

Supreme Industries’ Thermal Insulation Division offers cutting edge technology

Atul Khanna General Manager Thermal Insulation Division The Supreme Industries Ltd
Founded in 1942, Supreme Industries Ltd. pioneered path-breaking plastics products by offering advanced solutions for various industries. Atul Khanna, General Manager, Thermal Insulation Division Read More...

Trivenimet Fab Engineers Strives to Create Benchmarks in Quality Production

Trivenimet Fab Engineers
Trivenimet Fab Engineers is an innovative fabricator which provides high quality structural, bespoke and one-off fabrications making full use of their expertise in AutoCAD and CNC Plasma profiling. With in-house Read More...

Embodied Carbon in Our Future Cities

Embodied Carbon
Innovative planning for cities of the future is essential. Cities are the solution to responsible habitation as issues of the environment gain increasing importance. Even early at planning stages, cities, districts Read More...

A Case Study for Vertical Sustainable Urbanism

Docklands Melbourne Australia
This paper explores a range of design principles for achieving a socially sustainable residential community in a very tall environmentally responsive building. The goal of this study is the exploration of possibilities Read More...

Psycho-Analysis of Tall Building Habitants in Mumbai

Kingfisher Tower Bangalore
India is poised to embrace high-rise buildings as it leaves behind traditional low-rises to make room the growing population. Due to the re-development boom, a substantial part of Mumbai's population Read More...

Rethinking the Skyscraper in the Ecological Age: Design Principles for a New High-Rise Vernacular

Rethinking the Skyscraper in the Ecological Age
This paper investigates tall buildings from an aesthetic and social, as well as commercial and environmental viewpoints; as contributing elements in the fabric of a city. Against a backdrop of the large-scale Read More...

Sustainable Infrastructure Development, Based on Low-cost, Eco-friendly Cement and Bricks Technology, Must to Take Forward ‘Make in India’ Initiative

Sustainable Infrastructure Development
As economy, particularly the manufacturing sector, is getting ready for a major push under "Make in India" initiative of the government, the need for sustainable infrastructure development Read More...

Precast and Prestressed Concrete

Precast and Prestressed Concrete
Historically, architecture has been related to a technical and artistic duality which is a pulse among these realities which has driven this profession since its beginning. This inseparable relationship must Read More...

Precast Concrete Airport Control Towers

Barcelona Tower
Being a liquid material, concrete can be cast into any form allowing it to adapt to structural shapes, minimizing the use of material. At the same time, it can be cast into architectural shapes to resolve Read More...

Dawning of the Supertall

World Tallest Residential Tower
A Potain MR 415 helped build the world's tallest residential tower in New York City, reports Damian Joseph. When lifting at heights up to nearly 427 m (1,400 ft), it's all about line speed. Such was the Read More...

Equipment Makers Bracing Up For High-rise Construction

Equipment Makers Up For Highrise Construction
The restricted and limited availability of construction area in metro, non-metro cities and peripheral areas is resulting in increased proliferation of vertical constructions. P.P. Basistha takes a look Read More...

High Rises Not A Tall Order

DDA 120 Floor Building
With 20 delivered last year and over 50 in line for completion by the next couple of years, India seems to be fully geared up for the skyscrapers as the trend of vertical development is catching up across the country Read More...

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NBM&CW

New Building Material & Construction World

New Building Material & Construction World
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Modern Green Structures & Architecture
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Lifting & Specialized Transport
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Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week

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