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ECOLOGIC: Lifelines or garbage piles?

ECOLOGIC: Lifelines or garbage piles?

Rivers are considered lifelines yet garbage piles, people encroach and untreated sewage pours, unabatedly. Rivers flowing through urban India, except for the Sabarmati in Ahmedabad maybe, speaks of our collective apathy and insatiable greed. In urbanized areas small, headwater streams are often buried and forgotten. As cities develop with roadways, parking lots, and buildings; waterways..
ECOLOGIC: Participate in low carbon lifestyle

ECOLOGIC: Participate in low carbon lifestyle

08-Sept-18: Pavitra Sriprakash, Director and Chief Designer, Shilpa Architects Planners Designers Pvt. Ltd. writes a weekly column on Sustainability for The New Indian Express titled “ECOLOGIC”.   This week’s article highlights the importance of participating in and adopting a “Low Carbon” lifestyle. According to the World Health Organisation, India has 14 out of the 15 most polluted cities..
ECOLOGIC: Be cognizant of the cause and effect always

ECOLOGIC: Be cognizant of the cause and effect always

01-Sep-2018: Pavitra Sriprakash, Director and Chief Designer, Shilpa Architects Planners Designers Pvt. Ltd. writes a weekly column on Sustainability for The New Indian Express titled “ECOLOGIC”.   This week’s article highlights the “cause and effect” of our actions on this planet. The Madhouse Effect, is a book by award-winning climate scientist Michael E Mann, and the Pulitzer..
ECOLOGIC: Go environment friendly for semi-outdoor areas

ECOLOGIC: Go environment friendly for semi-outdoor areas

25-Aug-2018:Pavitra Sriprakash, Director and Chief Designer, Shilpa Architects Planners Designers Pvt. Ltd. writes a weekly column on Sustainability for The New Indian Express titled “ECOLOGIC”.   This week’s article highlights the use of environment friendly materials for semi-outdoor areas. Read More: Link to article on The New Indian Express page Full Text: “What is a good..
ECOLOGIC: No straw in my drink, Please!

ECOLOGIC: No straw in my drink, Please!

18-Aug-2018:Pavitra Sriprakash, Director and Chief Designer, Shilpa Architects Planners Designers Pvt. Ltd. writes a weekly column on Sustainability for The New Indian Express titled “ECOLOGIC”.   This week’s article highlights the war against “Plastic Straws” and the harm that they make to our planet. Read More: Link to The New Indian Express Page Full Text: Last month Starbucks announced plans to..
ECOLOGIC: Organic beds can Save our Planet

ECOLOGIC: Organic beds can Save our Planet

11-Aug-18: Pavitra Sriprakash, Director and Chief Designer, Shilpa Architects Planners Designers Pvt. Ltd. writes a weekly column on Sustainability for The New Indian Express titled “ECOLOGIC”.   This week’s article highlights the importance of sleeping in beds made from a variety of organically grown fibers.  Read the full article below or on The New Indian Express site. What is..
ECOLOGIC: Open Spaces

ECOLOGIC: Open Spaces

04-Aug-18 – Pavitra Sriprakash, Director and Chief Designer, Shilpa Architects Planners Designers Pvt. Ltd. writes a weekly column on Sustainability for The New Indian Express titled “ECOLOGIC”.  This week she talks about making the most of open spaces! Read the full article below or online at The New Indian Express site. While planning a new site, there is..
ECOLOGIC: Make a difference to the planet

ECOLOGIC: Make a difference to the planet

28-Jul-18 – Pavitra Sriprakash, Director and Chief Designer, Shilpa Architects Planners Designers Pvt. Ltd. writes a weekly column on Sustainability for The New Indian Express titled “ECOLOGIC”.  This week she talks about rallying our friends and family to make a difference to the planet! Read full article below or online on the The New Indian Express..
Address: Challenges in Architectural Practices

Address: Challenges in Architectural Practices

Ar. Sheila Sri Prakash, Founder and Chief Architect, Shilpa Architects Planners Designers Pvt. Ltd. addressing students on “Challenges in Architectural Practices for Women Architects” at a program jointly  organized by Center for Empowerment of Women (CEW) and School of Architecture and Planning (SAP), Anna University on 25th July 2018.
ECOLOGIC: Mud is the new Marble

ECOLOGIC: Mud is the new Marble

21 Jul 18 – Ar Pavitra Sriprakash, Director and Chief Designer, Shilpa Architects Planners Designers Pvt. Ltd. writes a weekly column on Sustainable Living in The New Indian Express. This week’s article explores the changed fads for locally made materials for Construction. Read full article below or from the New Indian Express site. Which statement is..