DNA Property: Sustainability and ‘green’ architecture

DNA Property (Mumbai), 17 March 2012: Sustainability and ‘green’ architecture. Concepts of sustainability and green architecture were deliberated recently during a round table, where Sheila Sri Prakash, Chief Architect and member of the network of global agenda council of WEF, said, “We talk a lot about sustainability but there is a need for holistic approach..

The Hindu: Building on history

The Hindu, 10 March 2012: Building on history – From Tuscan architecture and Bali-inspired homes to Pallava-style apartments and Spanish villas, city builders are experimenting with designs from cultures across the world. Read the entire article at:

Rammed Earth Wall by Shankar Durgaiah

Introduction Lets unravel the Rammed Earth Wall, an innovative material and an interesting technique of construction…a technique used from time in memorial. Firstly, let me introduce myself… I am Shankar, shortly SAN (and I like to be called this way). I have been with the Shilpa team for 1.5 yrs. My design team and I work..

Vida Cotidiana y sostenibilidad by Monica Galindo

Me gustaría empezar esta serie de reflexiones hablando sobre mi forma de vivir en India comparada con la de España para valorar como el cambio de cultura y la vida cotidiana asociada a esta conlleva consecuencias para el medio ambiente, intentando comprender en que puedo mejorar mi estilo de vida para ser más sostenible.  La..