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8 Desi Cooling Hacks That Could Help European Homes Deal With Heat Wave

Europe has been witnessing an extremely hot summer, with temperatures crossing 40 degrees Celcius for the first time. The UK witnessed massive fires on Tuesday,…

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NRI’s Hack Helps UK Keep Homes 4 Degrees Cooler, Costs Under Rs 200

News of the heatwave in the United Kingdom and London has been making headlines every day. The UK Met Office said that London has been…

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Architect Shares 10 Tips to Design Eco-Friendly Homes Inspired by Nature

There are several misconceptions about living in eco-friendly or natural houses — that they are vulnerable to erratic weather conditions, not pleasing aesthetically, expensive to…

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One of India’s Greatest Architects, 94-YO Built 6500 Sustainable Homes

“Every building shows distinct facets at different times of the day. For example, the soft morning sunlight will give it a separate distinct look from…

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Kashmir’s First Eco Village Has Mud Homes, Organic Farms & a Zero-Waste Life

When Fayaz Ahmad Dar moved back to Kashmir in 2010, he only had one vision — to work towards upholding the rich cultural heritage and…

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How 8 Friends Transform Villages with Homes Made of Kulhads & Earthquake-Safe Schools
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Architects Transform Villages with Naturally-Cool Homes & Earthquake-Safe Schools

Architecture, the mother of all arts, can be perceived in different ways. Eight friends from the Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) saw it…

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IISc Researchers’ Idea Can Turn India’s Dumped Solar Panels Into Sustainable Homes

By 2030, the Government of India believes that solar energy will contribute almost 300 gigawatts (GW) to its renewable energy target of 450 GW. Given…

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How to Recover From Disaster? 2 Friends Who Rebuilt 62,000 Homes Have The Real Answer

In 1998 a tropical cyclone hit the coast of Kandla in Gujarat and took away at least 3,000 lives in a few hours. While the…

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Architect Shares 7 Tips on How to Keep Our Homes Cool in Summers Without ACs

As we approach the heights of summer, we find ways to keep cool despite the scorching sun. But how can we cool our homes without…

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Prof Innovates Cow Dung Plaster & Bricks With Neem To Keep Homes 7 Degrees Cooler

“During my childhood, the 80 km stretch between Madina village and Punjabi Bagh, Delhi, was covered with lush green farms. But in the past 35…

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