Murky science of comfort part 3: Industry defined standards make us feel uncomfortable without ACs
The Heat, Ventilation and Air Conditioning industry has made sure that we get used to heating and cooling appliances by setting arbitrary …
A cool idea
Roofs that reflect sunlight save electricity
Embodied energy demystified
Building materials are much more energy-intensive than perceived. India lags in taking steps to reduce their use
What’s good insulation?
Many architects use imported, expensive and environmentally inappropriate material
Let’s play with mud
Using earth to develop modern, sustainable buildings
Auroville’s alternative galaxy
How a township has set high standard for eco-friendly living
Concrete without sand?
The world is sitting over a landfill of possible substitutes for sand