Category Archive for "Zero Energy Housing"


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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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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Meluha The Fern – An Ecotel Hotel – Part 1

ECOTEL®The Hallmark of Environmentally Sensitive Hotels Meluha – The Fern, managed by Concept Hospitality Pvt. Ltd is a high-end business hotel, located at Hiranandani Gardens, Powai, Mumbai. Luxury with responsibility is the hotel’s raison d’être. Meluha -The Fern is very conscientious about the environment and is rooted in environmentally sensitive basics....
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Modern Approach to Design of Green Homes

The Indian Green Building Council defines a green building as “one which uses less water, optimizes energy efficiency, conserves natural resources, generates less waste and provides healthier spaces for occupants, as compared to a conventional building.” The first question that comes to mind is, “Shouldn’t all building have these characteristics?” Unfortunately this...
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Magnus Larsson

Magnus Larsson builds on architectural responses to predicaments by embodying biomimicry as a tool for sustainable practice. After talks with Jason DeJong at UC Davis and with Stefano Ciurli, a b. pasteurii expert at the University of Bologna, Larsson put together a team at University College London to grow bacterial...
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