Tag Archives: Green Building

Seismic Zones In India And Need Of Earthquake Resistant Buildings

India is divided into 4 seismic zones, namely Zone 2, 3, 4 & 5, ranging from very high risk damage zones to low risk damage zones. Alarmingly 38 cities in India fall into moderate to high risk damage zones and cities such as Delhi, Chennai, Pune, Greater Mumbai, Kochi, Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram, Patna, Ahmedabad and Dehradun come under the vulnerability zone. Continue reading Seismic Zones In India And Need Of Earthquake Resistant Buildings

Going Green is affordable

For most of us Green buildings and affordable buildings can never be related to each other or at least these two terms cannot be used for the same building. While the ‘green building’ generally stands for sustainable or environmentally responsible building the term ‘affordable building’ is often used for low-income building or attainable housing. Continue reading Going Green is affordable

Magicrete for Greener Future

The Increase of unbalanced activities by humans since last few decades has seriously impacted our environment and our country has seen some severe damages like tsunami, flooding, rising of sea level, etc due to this. Rebuilding and sustaining our environment is a concern of this decade and also one of the Millennium Development Goals defined by UN. Continue reading Magicrete for Greener Future