In Ahmedabad, women act to make slums climate-resilient, one house at a time
“We focus on the 4 prevalent stresses of the slums - heat stress, floods, vector-borne diseases, and water scarcity,”
The Makeshift Huts – Indigenous Agro-pastoral Communities
Simple structure, used for shelter from weather and protection from wild animals, and also to store food. The hearth is…
Dump the AC, Use These 3 Green Cooling Solutions While Building Your Home!
"Everything we build from now onwards has to be eco-sensitive, energy efficient, cost efficient, people-centred and value-based."
Reviving Naulas, The Ancient Water Temples Of The Kumaon Himalayas
Naulas are fine examples of dry-masonry, stone architecture as well as the art and science of water purification
Weaving an urban fabric
"Textiles can transform not just the appearance of a building but also its function”
Sunder Nursery in full bloom
Spaces for families to enjoy a picnic, soak in some culture at the amphitheatre, marvel at the flora and fauna…
How Bidar beat back the drought
As Karnataka reels under drought, an academic is helping restore indigenous systems that were Bidar’s water lifeline 600 years ago.
Bend it like bamboo: Meet the Hyderabad couple building eco-friendly houses with the plant
The bamboo houses that Bamboo House India makes cost around Rs 2.5 lakh and come with all amenities. The house…
Diversity in Mumbai
The common thread that weaves different religious groups is culture - diverse and inclusive culture.