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Reflective coating helps cool buildings

Published on 23-Jan-2015

A new, high-tech material, developed by engineers from Stanford University in Cali- fornia, United States, cools buildings by reflecting..

RIBA to open a Chapter in India pretty soon

Published on 23-Jan-2015

The Royal Institute of British Architects, in London, has announced that it will open a Chapter in India, in 2015, to offer "enhanced membership...

It's perfect with those flaws

Published on 22-Jan-2015
Simple: Most of the couple's furnishings are reclaimed, vintage or locally made.

For Joan Childs, southeast Portland, Oregon, is the model New Urbanist neighbourhood: mixed-income and mixed-use, with small-scale streets. "I almost cried realising I was 'home',"...

As you sow, more you reap

Published on 22-Jan-2015
BE THE CHANGE: Anusuya Sharma is one of the pioneers of terrace gardening in Bengaluru.

Healthy trend Terrace gardening has caught the fancy of people in Bengaluru. It is a simple, effective step towards increasing our green cover...

There's no good time to buy a house

Published on 22-Jan-2015
Unusual: The rooms are really spacious for a farmhouse.

There is a lesson to be taken from how Christina Salway and her husband, John Moskowitz, came to buy a farmhouse near Callicoon, New York,...

Fine stuff for your home

Published on 22-Jan-2015
Doable: A little time, patience and new fabric is all that is needed to reupholster your furniture well.

Dress your furniture in dapper upholstery and do up your home in some dashing drapery. Not only will this rid you of boredom, it will...

Posh living for a super busy life

Published on 22-Jan-2015
BUSY LOCALE: 100 Feet Road. Indiranagar

Once considered the epitome of 'traditional living', with old row houses and bungalows, Indiranagar is today a high-end locality, replete with...

Odds to be evened out

Published on 22-Jan-2015
With the RBI proposing to bring down the home loan interest rates by 50-75 basis points and easing income tax and interest payment benefits in 2015

With the RBI proposing to bring down the home loan interest rates by 50-75 basis points and easing income tax and interest payment benefits in......

Yellow pages, bright shelves

Published on 15-Jan-2015
full in here For avid readers, making room for new books at home becomes a problem.

You don't have to give away those old books. Sarah Thomas comes up with innovative ideas to make room for them and replace the boring...

To call it a home of our own

Published on 15-Jan-2015
The lot was on the edge of the residential neighbourhood of Carroll Gardens in Brooklyn, near a concrete plant and the Gowanus Canal...

The lot was on the edge of the residential neighbourhood of Carroll Gardens in Brooklyn, near a concrete plant and the Gowanus Canal, and it...

Photo Gallery
Prime Minister Narendra Modi awarding a winner cadet during the Prime Minister's NCC Rally, in...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi awarding a winner cadet during the Prime Minister's NCC Rally, in...

An illuminated Raisina Hills after the full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony in...

An illuminated Raisina Hills after the full dress rehearsal for the Beating Retreat ceremony in...

Ranchi Rays and Dabang Mumbai Hockey players in action during their HIL match in Ranchi on...

Ranchi Rays and Dabang Mumbai Hockey players in action during their HIL match in Ranchi on...

International body builder Ricardo Corriea at the BodyPower Expo 2015 in Bengaluru on Wednesday. PTI

International body builder Ricardo Corriea at the BodyPower Expo 2015 in Bengaluru on Wednesday. PTI

Kingfisher East Bengal (red & yellow) and Bengaluru FC (blue) in action during their I-League...

Kingfisher East Bengal (red & yellow) and Bengaluru FC (blue) in action during their I-League...

Kingfisher East Bengal (red & yellow) and Bengaluru FC (blue) in action during their I-League...

Kingfisher East Bengal (red & yellow) and Bengaluru FC (blue) in action during their I-League...

Supporters of AAP listen to convener Arvind Kejriwal during an election campaign in Shakurpur...

Supporters of AAP listen to convener Arvind Kejriwal during an election campaign in Shakurpur...

A MiG-27 of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashes in Barmer district in Rajasthan on Tuesday...

A MiG-27 of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashes in Barmer district in Rajasthan on Tuesday...

Goods trucks waits on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway during fresh snowfall...

Goods trucks waits on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway during fresh snowfall...

Indian and Chinese army officials standing near a rangoli, made on the occasion of Republic Day...

Indian and Chinese army officials standing near a rangoli, made on the occasion of Republic Day...

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