These Rules may be called ‘The Andhra Pradesh Building Rules - 2012’.

This report focuses on the policy guidelines for management of pollution control, specifically for air quality – one of the priorities identified by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) of the Government of India (GoI).

This research deals specifically with urban planning by focusing on passages connecting tall buildings. Tunnels built in the air, and connecting tall buildings create human passage ways for people to walk through. Australia

Agencies sanctioning construction projects in Delhi are at loggerheads Government agencies like the Public Works Department and the Delhi Development Authority are expected to construct buildings and roads to develop the city. Normally such infrastructure projects are considered essential to public interest. Recently, however, media reports suggest differences between and among the authorities

The Delhi Urban Arts Commission was reconstituted on Friday, ending a long tug-of-war between the city government and the heritage watchdog. The urban development ministry notified the new panel which has K T Ravindran as the chairperson and Mohammad Shaheer, Nayanjot Lahiri and Ratish Nanda as its members, putting an end to speculation about the reconstitution of powerful commission, which approves all projects in the Capital keeping in view the aesthetic and environmental designs.

Failing to kick-start its ambitious Rs 1,850 crore Nanocity project -building a sustainable city with world-class infrastructure - in Haryana's Panchkula district, Hotmail founder Sabeer Bhatia's company Nanocity Developers Pvt Ltd has initiated talks with private property developers to bail out the project.

AS THE green building movement in India gathers steam with growing numbers of real-estate developers adopting eco-friendly construction methods, it is trying to overcome a huge shortage in green-friendly industry professionals.

Last fortnight I wrote about the different models of water privatisation. Questions continue to haunt me, but let me try and work towards some resolution. Firstly, there is the issue of pricing of

People working in air-conditioned offices are likely to suffer twice as many respiratory problems as those who work in naturally ventilated buildings. Dan Teu