Eco-Buildings

Our ancestors had extensive knowledge on building homes that lived, breathed and adapted to external surroundings like their own selves. But modernisation has taken us further and further into inflexible and rigid concrete structures.

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The Need for Green Buildings in India

Are you aware that your office or residential building could be harming the environment? Is it possible that your building is spewing harmful pollutants without you even realising it? Read more about the need for green buildings in India and why it is the need of the hour.

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Innovative Green Building Materials in India

Innovative Green Building Materials in India

This article looks at how modern day construction is trying to switch to greener materials along with some innovative examples from the Indian context. While all alternatives mentioned here aren’t entirely green, they have a much lesser carbon impact than cement and concrete, the most commonly used building materials today.

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The myth of green building

In an age where we are witnessing the rise of green washing, is every so called green building really green? Are the certifications and star systems authentic? Read this piece to understand better.

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Sculpting with Cob

Sculpting with Cob

Cob is a natural building technique that has a wide variety of uses. It allows a builder to become an artist with an entire wall or even a house as one’s canvas. Check out more thoughts on this in this interesting blog.

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Localisation: The Essence Of Natural Building

Localisation: The Essence Of Natural Building

This article explores how localization is a low environmental impact process in terms of carbon footprint as well as health hazards and hence is the perfect philosophy to inculcate in natural building. Click to understand what materials are available locally for those interested in sustainable construction.

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Cow and Natural Building

In this article on natural buildings, the cow is intertwined with the building process. In addition to looking at how byproducts of cow rearing (cow dung, cow urine, milk) are used in natural building, this article also explores the human animal relationship perspective involved.

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