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Building Bye-laws of Amritsar (Punjab)

Importance of Building Byelaws

These Building bye-laws of Amritsar may be called the Municipal Council (Erection and Re-erection of Building) Bye-laws, 2007. These shall come into force at once. These building Bye-Laws shall apply to the entire area of Municipal Council or to such other areas, as the State Government may extend by notification in the official …

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Man and Environment

Man and Environment

Social considerations have a greater impact on the pattern of development. Location of settlements basically depends upon four factors-: 1. Land Form– these are basically categorized into plain areas and hilly areas. (a) Plain Areas: These areas basically characterized by the moderate temperature and ease of construction. So the population …

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Social Economics aspects of Architecture and Planning

Social economic aspects of Architecture

Social Economic aspects of architecture basically deals with the social and economical considerations. Social considerations are related to the habits of the people and the various social aspects are- 1. Density of Population – Quality of life will be affected 2. Age Group – Habits vary according to the age …

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Solar Energy Devices

Solar Energy Devices

Solar Energy Devices: As the time is proceeding further, the demands for energy are increasing. This is not only causing the depletion of energy sources but also increasing the threat for the future generations. So it is very important to have a sustainable development by the means of renewable sources …

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Passive Cooling Techniques

Passive cooling techniques

Passive cooling techniques are least expensive means of cooling a home which maximizes the efficiency of the building envelope without any use of mechanical devices. It rely on natural heat-sinks to remove heat from the building. They derive cooling directly from evaporation, convection, and radiation without using any intermediate electrical devices. All …

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Concept of Energy Efficiency

Concept of Energy Efficiency

We have entered in such an era where energy efficiency has become a prime concern. It not only has become important to save energy but also to generate it through various passive means which are costless. Here is a short presentation about the concept of energy efficiency. [embeddoc url=”http://www.archistudent.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Concept-of-Energy-Efficiency.ppt” viewer=”microsoft”]

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Objectives of Architecture

Objectives of architecture

Objectives of Architecture It is to provide healthy conditions, comfort and safety to the inhabitants’ i.e. functional compatibility. It can be achieved by following components:- Healthy Conditions -: Healthy conditions can only be achieved by proper arrangement of various functions: – Vehicular traffic to be restricted outside the building – …

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