August 16, 2013
Vertical gardens can breathe life into smaller urban spaces. Teja Lele Desai finds out how
June 28, 2013
Noshir D. Talati of Talati and Panthaky Associated, Mumbai, architect of Palais Royale in Mumbai, touted as the country's tallest residential building, talks to Nirthya Rajan about contemporary design
May 6, 2013
Ward 56, off Avanashi Road, hopes to get even cooler as its lanes and by lanes are lined with trees, some just planted and others fully grown. »
March 13, 2013
The DVDs, with the content in PDF format, are likely to be available by the end of the month at a nominal cost, say authorities
December 29, 2012
First phase of renovation completed at a cost of Rs. 1.25 cr. sanctioned by Ministry of Culture
October 5, 2012
In Mumbai, public open spaces are the largest casualty of unplanned development, while mapping of existing land use denies the existence of rag-pickers, naka workers and street hawkers »
June 9, 2012
The Arakkal palace was once the seat of power and splendour of Kerala's only Muslim royal family. Ravaged by the passage of time, its traditions and conventions are being kept alive by a 75-year-old caretaker who is not even paid for what he does.
March 15, 2012
FACELIFT The floors of the prakaras now have rough granite.
December 1, 2009
A welcome addition to the literature on colonial architecture in general, and bungalows in particular.
Bungalow, as a building type, may have had a humble origin in a Bengali hut, b...
August 21, 2009
The skyline of the city’s famous Nariman Point area is set to be different as the Mantralaya makeover project, which Indiabulls bagged for Rs 1,376 crore, gets completed in the next th...
July 19, 2013
Accessories, tools, acoustics... all that you need for your garden, at this store
May 17, 2013
Whatever the size of your garden, choose plants that need little water and maintenance
March 22, 2013
Around 140 cities are expected to take part in the 11th World Metropolis Congress slated to take place in the city in April 2014
March 9, 2013
“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler” — Albert Einstein
The World Bank has been pressing for the removal of restrictions on Floor Space Index (o...
December 8, 2012
s It is always advisable to have comprehensive garden plan before beginning the construction so that the house and other structures can be integrated with the garden. »
June 20, 2012
The Chennai Corporation Council on Tuesday passed a total of 53 resolutions, including one to lease out land at Tiruvottiyur to the Chennai Port Trust for setting up a container trailer parking lo...
June 6, 2012
The LIC Building on Anna Salai remains a landmark despite several new high-rises coming up. To heritage enthusiasts however, the colonial bungalow just behind is of greater interest. In its time i...
June 30, 2010
Chinese fishing nets, in use for the last 500 years and one of the tourist attractions in Kerala, are fast vanishing from the Kochi coastline as huge maintenance costs and poor catch is forcing fi...
August 25, 2009
The size of Chennai city is set to expand manifold. Whether it will enlarge from its present extent of 176 sq.km. to become a mega city of 800 sq.km area or it will be a relatively smaller e...