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Being square in a green way

Published on 21-Jul-2016
Own effort: Today, many people are beginning to realise the importance of clean, good food and want to start a garden in their terraces or backyards.

Developed in 1970s, the square foot gardening method is fast becoming popular in the city...

'A future that brings back nature...'

Published on 21-Jul-2016
INNOVATIVE TAKE: Some of Dikshu C Kukreja's designs: (clockwise) Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida.

The ultimate goal of design should be to formulate an innovative built environment that responds to the needs of a given time...

Fastest elevator for Shanghai Tower

Published on 21-Jul-2016
For the new technology, Mitsubishi Electric first developed a winding machine and a control panel to enhance operation and controllability.

Mitsubishi Electric Corp has developed what it claims is the world's fastest elevator featuring a speed of 1,230 metres...

A new high for Istanbul, soon

Published on 21-Jul-2016
A panoramic view of Istanbul city.

As the population of the Turkish city of Istanbul continues to swell, urban intensification is in full swing along the shores...

3D-printed office building

Published on 21-Jul-2016
First 3D-printed office building in the world. The arc-shaped building on the Emirates Towers premises will house the temporary office of the Dubai Future Foundation.

Dubai has opened the first 3D-printed office building in the world, which was planned to help develop design...

For a new look in an old home

Published on 21-Jul-2016
Be smart: Look for a contractor who is a good mason and has a good plumber and electrician in his team.

Right from sourcing raw materials on your own to getting more bang for your buck when it comes to labour...

Ageless beauty of stones

Published on 21-Jul-2016
Advantageous: Stones are durable and can be chiselled into any form.

Looking for that perfect mix of traditional and modern in your home decor? Stones are worth a try, recommends K S Someswara..

Kitchen of your dreams

Published on 21-Jul-2016
Flexible: Modular kitchens can go with you if you move homes, and be modified to fit into the new kitchen.

Modular kitchens are thoughtfully designed to maximise the convenience and comfort of the homeowner, writes Nishajyoti Sharma...

Your space, as you like it!

Published on 14-Jul-2016
Technology has played a huge role in easing the once complicated processes ofmood boards and selection of elements.

Handpicking products, offering exclusivity, making room for customisation - a number of players in the home decor market are...

Looking beyond 3D printing

Published on 14-Jul-2016
A MakerBot 3D printer

A team of engineers at Autodesk in the United States have been pushing the limits of conventional 3D printing - not by redesigning...

Photo Gallery
Varun Dhawan, John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez during promotion of their upcoming movie...

Varun Dhawan, John Abraham and Jacqueline Fernandez during promotion of their upcoming movie...

A man dives to catch the ball during fotball practice in a public park in Kolkata...

A man dives to catch the ball during fotball practice in a public park in Kolkata...

CRPF personnel march during their 77th anniversary function at Kadarpur in Gurgaon on Wednesday....

CRPF personnel march during their 77th anniversary function at Kadarpur in Gurgaon on Wednesday....

Commuters walk with their belongings as buses were off the roads as the KSRTC employees' strike...

Commuters walk with their belongings as buses were off the roads as the KSRTC employees' strike...

Girls applying Henna in a competition organised as part of the Teej Festival at a school...

Girls applying Henna in a competition organised as part of the Teej Festival at a school...

Farmers cutting the ripened paddy plants in a flooded locality at Hajo in Kamrup district...

Farmers cutting the ripened paddy plants in a flooded locality at Hajo in Kamrup district...

Boys walk with an umbrella during rains in Srinagar on Wednesday...

Boys walk with an umbrella during rains in Srinagar on Wednesday...

A boy rows his makeshift raft in the weed covered Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad...

A boy rows his makeshift raft in the weed covered Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad...

A One-horned Rhino swims through flood waters in Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Wednesday...

A One-horned Rhino swims through flood waters in Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Wednesday...

Buffaloes being herded to a safer place from flood affected Singimari Village in Kamrup district...

Buffaloes being herded to a safer place from flood affected Singimari Village in Kamrup district...

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