Monthly archives "July 2014"

How to put Affordable Housing on the Fast Track

From time immemorial the notion of Rotikapda, and makaan has been deeply ingrained in our psyche. Roti and kapda, of course, are essential to our very existence and survival. But having a roof over our head is no less critical for economic sustainability.
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Housing for Senior Citizens in India – An Opportunity & Our Responsibility

Today, with nuclear family becoming the norm, more elders are staying alone. It is estimated that 3 out of every 10 elders are living alone, a trend that is more pronounced in the metros.  As a result, housing for the elderly has become as important as medical care and security. In fact good living spaces that inspire can increase happiness in the golden years.
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Make Green Building an Attractive Proposition

Look around us and we find that people are more environmentally aware today than ever before. This is evident from the buying behaviour and consumption choices that we make. Whether it’s at a shopping mall, car showroom or even the corner grocery store, a growing class of consumers is increasingly making environmentally-friendly choices –in the matter of food and beverages, housing, private transport, and other consumption patterns.
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Make Students Torchbearers Of Sustainability

The awareness and understanding of sustainability – both with respect to development and environment – has been moving up the agenda of government, businesses and industries. For these important stakeholders, wanting to be seen as socially and environmentally responsible, taking sustainability initiatives has become the “right thing to do” as they pursue the famous “triple bottom line” goal of benefitting people, profit, and planet.

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