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What are the latest architectural styles?

What are the latest architectural styles?

Architecture is a constantly evolving field. It is a unique creation of artistry and building. While many structures are simple and functional, a great many are abstract and inventive. There always seem to be new technologies, construction methods, and talented architects. Architecture is one of the few professions that has never remained static. It is..
IGBC Ratings

IGBC Ratings

The IGBC stands for “Indian Green Building Council.” It is the first-ever rating program developed in India. This rating system has been developed based on materials and technologies that are currently available. This rating system facilitates the development of energy-efficient, water-efficient, healthy, more productive, environmentally friendly factories. Based on the national standards, this program is..
Converting a garage into living space.

Converting a garage into living space.

If you are thinking of turning your garage into another room in your house read on.  A “well done” garage conversion can net you up to 80% return on your investment. The greatest increase in value will come from a useful design and a space that flows naturally and looks like it has always been..
Cooling Buildings around the Globe

Cooling Buildings around the Globe

Researchers at MIT have proposed novel approaches to air conditioning that could significantly reduce the amount of energy required to cool and dehumidify indoor spaces. This is becoming an escalating need as populations around the world grow and the climate warms. The air conditioning units of today dehumidify the air by condensing water vapor out..
Floating Architecture

Floating Architecture

We have all heard the theories about global warming. Whether they turn out to be true or not, it is prudent for us to prepare for it if it were to come. Sea levels have been rising and there may be a time when floating structures may be the only kind of architecture that can..