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Pneumatic Structures – The concept of Airtecture

pneumatic structures

PNEUMATIC STRUCTURES Man, a super active creation of GOD has always constructed mobile buildings – partly because they were interested in these constructions and partly because they needed to. It’s a special challenge to construct buildings with controlled air pressures (the most natural of all materials), since air-inflated components are …

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Zaha Hadid’s sudden dismissal

Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid, world’s most prominent and highly skilled female architect died at the age of 65. Architect Dame Zaha  Mohammad Hadid (1950-2016) was a British Architect born in Iraq. She was the first female architect to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004, Stirling prize in 2010 – 2011. She was …

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Smart Cities : A new path to Urban Development

Smart cities

Smart Cities : A new path to Urban Development If anyone has any doubt that the cities of the world are growing, then they only have to look at all the telling statistics linked to this. The World Health Organization provides some figures that strongly highlighted this trend. According to …

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Presentation on Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier – The legendary architect of India •Charles Edouard Jeanneret is popularly known as Le Corbusier. He was born on 6th October 1887 at La Chaux De Fonds in Swissjura Mountains Kms from French Border. •He started working under Contractor Perret. •He as a child prepared himself for a manual …

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Presentation on Architect Uttam Chand Jain

INDIRA GANDHI INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Architect Uttam Chand Jain was born in 1934 in Melwara, Rajasthan. He completed his schooling at Jodhpur Rajasthan. He graduated in architecture with I class honors in 1958 at Indian institute of technology, Kharagpur where he was a merit scholar throughout. Soon after receiving advance study scholarship from national university of Tucumen, Argentina …

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Parameters for Energy Efficiency

Parameters for energy efficiency

Parameters for Energy Efficiency: As in previous post, we discussed about the concepts of energy efficiency, here i am dealing with the design parameters for energy efficiency. Green building is a design process that grows out of a connection with the natural landscape. It is a set of informed decisions …

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