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Innovation for Sustainability

William McDonnough has very astutely remarked: “It is not enough to be sustainable. If you were to ask someone about how their relationship with their spouse was and they answered ‘sustainable’ it is not very hopeful!” Clearly, the very concept of the word ‘sustainability’ needs to be rethought of, and...
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Painting A Sustainable Tomorrow

Nerolac’s range of exterior, low VOC, and water-based paints set new ‘green’ standards for the industry With resource shortage, energy wastage, and pollution waving their ugly heads even to the average household, the importance of sustainable design has taken centrestage. No more are they willing to stay in the dark...
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The Green Canvas

Nerolac’s latest offerings reaffirm the brand’s commitment to sustainable design   Ever since modern architecture began considering concepts like sustainability and green buildings, there has been an ongoing effort to make every aspect of the built environment eco-friendly. Green building is a holistic concept that takes into account a building’s...
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Christel House School, Lavasa ensures healthier classrooms for its children

About Christel House, Lavasa: Lavasa Corporation Limited Christel House Foundation, USA have established Chritel House as a heartfelt initiative to help underprivileged children with education, nutrition and healthcare. The school will grow to include class provisions upto grade XII. Holistic approach: Currently, around 324 children from 16 villages in and around Lavasa, study here. Food,...
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Ahmednagar Fort

Ahmednagar Fort is in Ahmednagar, 120 kms north-east of Pune, in Maharashtra. It is close to 600 years old. Malik Shah Ahmed began its construction in1427, but it was completed by Hussain Nizam Shah in 1562. Over the centuries, the city and the fort came under the rule of various...
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Meluha The Fern – An Ecotel Hotel – Part 3

ECOTEL® The Hallmark of Environmentally Sensitive Hotels WATER FLASK & GLASSES The mineral water supplied in Melhua’s rooms has received immense commendation for being amongst the purest forms of spring water used in hotels. Water is relatively safer if stored in flasks and bottles made of glass, instead of plastic....
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Meluha The Fern – An Ecotel Hotel – Part 2

ECOTEL® The Hallmark of Environmentally Sensitive Hotels INTERIORS NUWUD MDF (Medium Density Fiber Wood) The interiors of the hotel may not suit those with a superstitious bend of mind, for within Meluha – The Fern, you will not be able to say, “touch wood”! This is because the “wood” is...
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Faraz Soleymani Is Sustainability a Luxury and Prestigious Good in this Bazaar?

Faraz Soleymani is a Canadian-Iranian architect, CEO of Iranian Architects without Borders, (IAWB). Between 2008 and the present day, he has won several competitions such as “Web for the Future”, “The Future Courthouse of Paris” and “Global Creative Awards 2007, Germany”. He has also presented papers at the International World...
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Prof. Brian Ford The Evolving Process of Sustainable Architecture

Professor Ford is an architect and environmental design consultant with 25 years’ experience. He taught at the University of Nottingham as Professor of Bioclimatic Architecture, and was the Head of the School of the Built Environment from July 2004 to 2008. He has specialized in the design of naturally ventilated and...
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Faria Bagh Palace, Ahmednagar

Ahmednagar is a town 260 kms East of Mumbai. It was founded by, and is named after, Malik Shah Ahmed who lived in the 15th century. It was Ahmed Nizam Shah who built the Faria Bagh Palace (in late 15th century) in memory of his son Burhan Shah; who succeeded his father (Ahmed Shah)...
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