• Posted On Tuesday, December 13, 2011

    The use of bamboo has been diverse, but never was the plant seen as a key item in making a style statement. The evolution of interior designing brought with it innovative concepts and promoted the idea of bamboo flooring. The cost-effective, eco-friendly spectacular flooring convinced designers, individual owners to use it in their new home construction, thereby giving the plant a new identity of panache.
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  • Posted On Thursday, December 01, 2011

    Indian real estate industry has grown leaps and bounds over the years, witnessing great evolution in technology, construction practices, architectural designs and safety and security systems. A major metamorphosis has also been experienced in the real estate brokerage market, which has become much more organised from being traditionally unorganised and fragmented. Moreover, the contribution of property agents to the real estate growth story can hardly be denied.


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  • Posted On Tuesday, November 22, 2011

    Increasing construction of skyscrapers, shopping malls and multiplexes across major metropolis in India indicate that the domestic real estate industry is moving fast. However, security threat is one major concern looming large over residents living in cities. ....

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  • Posted On Wednesday, October 12, 2011

    A mall must be a refuge from humdrum everyday life an alternative world where everything new and desirable is available. The architecture of a malls external surface must be enticingly futuristic to announce excitement and ultimate shopping ease. To complete the ambiance, the inside of a mall must live up to the expectations that the exterior has bred.....

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  • Posted On Tuesday, October 11, 2011

    The Indian lighting system market is reaching a mature growth phase, as competition is highly intense, based on price as a prime aspect, with the presence of multinational brands and an unorganised sector. The market for lighting systems in India is estimated at Rs 78,000 million in 2010 and has grown at a CAGR of 12% during 2005-10. ....

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  • Posted On Wednesday, September 28, 2011

    Real estate and construction industry in India has become increasingly competitive. Apart from large enterprise segment, there is the SME sector and the project based joint ventures (JVs), which are contributing to the same. Customer expectations have gone up substantially in terms of quality, cycle-time of completion, costs and the like. ....

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  • Posted On Saturday, September 17, 2011

    The City of Joy, Kolkata is hailed by many as the cultural capital of India, while many others term it as the most laidback place in India. But whatever one must refer to the city, the sleeping giant is slowly waking up with its fangs full of opportunities. ....

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  • Posted On Thursday, August 18, 2011

    There has always been an inexorable quest for height in architecture through ages. The pyramids and the spiraling towers are instances of man striving to create something awe-inspiring in the past. Skyscrapers are always associated with power and grandeur, and they may well become indispensable in future Indian cities. ....

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  • Posted On Thursday, August 04, 2011

    The introduction of foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail will lead to increased demand, which in turn will catalyse more investment opportunities in the organised retail industry. A key differentiator of the retail sector is that it penetrates beyond the top seven cities, into areas where there is a significant shortage of well-planned, well-developed and professionally managed shopping centres.....

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  • Posted On Wednesday, July 13, 2011

    Paintings are a versatile medium and for time immemorial have been available in an everlasting combination of materials, subjects and styles. They are in fact the most quintessential form of art, which if rightly selected and placed in home/office can work wonders to the interiors. ....

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  • Posted On Friday, July 08, 2011

    Glass has been used in various building applications since several years. Structural glass glazing was initially introduced in the early part of the last century in the US and later became popular across the world. In the 1990s, most high-end buildings in various parts of India adopted glazing as a standard technology, especially driven by the IT boom. ....

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  • Posted On Sunday, July 03, 2011

    Architecture is the science of designing and erecting buildings and other structures. With massive growth in the domestic real estate sector, architectural designs have gained prominence. The development of PCs and software has made work of the architects increasingly easier. ....

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  • Posted On Sunday, June 12, 2011

    In any economy, real estate is one of the prime growth drivers.In developing economies, real estate has a greater role to play by facilitating social reengineering, inclusive growth and addresses various facets of urbanisation. India is no different. ....

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