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J.K. Great Master’s award & Arcasia gold medal to Architect Shirish Beri

Architect Shirish Beri is the receipient of J.K. Great Master’s  award for his adventures in  contemporary Indian architecture during the past four decades.  This award was decided by a jury of earlier winners of this award. It  is awarded to only one senior architect (above 60 years of age) from India and ten nearby countries...

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Strategies for Making Chandigarh a Smart City, Architect Jit Kumar Gupta

Strategies for Making Chandigarh a Smart City                                                                                                     *Ar Jit Kumar Gupta   Abstract : Chandigarh, as one of the most significant urban planning experiment, has emerged as symbol of planned urbanism of the 20th century.  By ushering modern idioms of architecture and planning, city has set new benchmark for excellence in landscape planning, architectural...

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MUNICIPALIKA 2017

MUNICIPALIKA 2017 International Conference and Exhibition on Smart and Sustainable city solutions Navi Mumbai, May 20, 2017: The 14th edition of Municipalika, three-day exhibition and conference on Smart and Sustainable Cities, organised at CIDCO Exhibition Centre, Navi Mumbai, from 18th to 20th May, ended on a high note, providing valuable insights and solutions for urban...

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3rd Envirotech Asia! – An International Exhibition & Conference on Envirotech Industries. During 22-23-24 November 2017, at Hall-5 Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon(E), Mumbai, Maharashtra ,India.

In present scenario due to industrialization and increased population, Indian cities are facing various environmental tribulations like urban congestion, deteriorating air and water quality and waste management while the rural areas are prone to deforestation, biodiversity and habitat loss, crop failure, desertification, land degradation, clean drinking water, noise pollution and lack of sanitation. ENVIROTECH ASIA...

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CHICAGO MAYOR EMANUEL, PARIS MAYOR HIDALGO ANNOUNCE GLOBAL MAYORS’ FORUM ON URBAN WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT

CHICAGO MAYOR EMANUEL, PARIS MAYOR HIDALGO ANNOUNCE GLOBAL MAYORS’ FORUM ON URBAN WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT Mayors from across the globe to gather in Chicago next spring to discuss the potential of waterfronts on urban development As mayors of major cities worldwide consider how to drive economic opportunity, create new public spaces and find more environmentally sustainable...

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C40 AWARDS THE 11 BEST CITIES OF 2016 FOR ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE

Mexico City, Mexico (1 December 2016) – Eleven cities were honoured today at an awards ceremony in Mexico City. The C40 Cities Awards recognize the world’s most inspiring and innovative cities tackling climate change. Sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies and BYD, the C40 Cities Awards ceremony was held during the C40 Mayors Summit, where more than...

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In AWE Second Quarter 2016-Decoding Smart

Smart[er] Village Project Dharnichiwadi Village- Raigad, Maharashtra, CRISIL

  CRISIL Team Anukriti Awasthi, Parineeta Banerjee, Arjun Beri, Guruprasad Iyer, Hridya Ravimohan, Tejinder Sidhu Mind Genius Charitable Trust Team Hriitu Rana, Saajid, Madhuri Kanhane, Grace Fernandes, Francis SME Consultants Rakesh Bangera (Director, Urban Practice, CRISIL), Dipika Tuteja (Architect/Editor at In AWE) Project Background & Summary Dharnichiwadi is located in Raighad District of Maharashtra, about...

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Discussion on Air Quality, Energy use and Public Health

4 Reasons Why Pune Scores in Waste Management

4 Reasons Why Pune Scores in Waste Management This Article first appeared on http://www.moneylife.in/article/4-reasons-why-pune-scores-in-waste-management/47515.html Sucheta Dalal 18 July 2016 3 All of India’s metropolises are grappling with problems of pollution, poor air quality, no sewage treatment and inadequate solid waste disposal. We ignore the issues until they suddenly erupt in the form of frequent fires at overused...

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TERI study of Uttarakhand and Goa recommends integration of climate resilience measures into national and state urban planning

TERI study of Uttarakhand and Goa recommends integration of climate resilience measures into national and state urban planning New Delhi, July 8, 2016: At a national conference on improving climate resilience of our cities held today, TERI recommended the dovetailing of appropriate measures into the national and sub-national planning, such as the town planning schemes...

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Climate Resilient Infrastructure Planning for Greater Mumbai

Climate Resilient Infrastructure Planning for Greater Mumbai Urban infrastructure plays a critical role in sustaining the resources required for managing a city. It provides critical social and economic services beyond its boundaries. While the location and urban service has to be upgraded with rise in population and change in demographics, the design and development has...

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