What is Architecture…?

One World Trade Center Construction

Creativity Unlimited : Scope of Architecture as profession

A profession in architecture is much sought after now-a-days…. Since the origin of mankind, a roof over one’s head had been one of the basic needs, the other two being food and clothing. Whether architecture as a profession existed in India may be debated but it was the artisans and craftsmen who built temples, palaces … Continue reading

Purpose of Energy Conservation Building Codes (ECBC)

The purpose of Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) is to provide minimum requirements for energy-efficient design and construction of buildings and their systems. The building sector represents about 33% of electricity consumption in India, with commercial sector and residential sector accounting for 8% and 25% respectively. Estimates based on computer simulation models indicate that ECBC-compliant … Continue reading

Green Architecture

Green Architecture also known as “sustainable architecture” or “green building” is an approach to architectural design which emphasizes the place of the buildings with both local ecosystems & global environment. It aims to create environmental friendly and energy efficient buildings. It entails actively harnessing renewable natural resources like solar energy and utilizing materials that cause … Continue reading

Tankless Water Heaters

As we are heading towards the generation-X, the demands of new products and their technology is also getting more and more refined. We know water heating consumes a lot of electrical energy. To overcome this a new type of water heaters have been manufactures which are not only energy efficient but also provide good amount of heated … Continue reading