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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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Presentation on Green Architecture

Green Architecture

Green Architecture also known as “sustainable architecture” and “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 …

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Presentation on Arches and Arch System

Arch System - type of arches

Arch System and Arches Arch is a curved structure designed to carry loads across a gap mainly by compression. The mechanical principle of the arch is precisely the same as that of the portal frame. The straight pieces of material joined by sharp bends are smoothed into a continuous curve. This increases the cost of …

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