Carbon Border Tax and its Global Impact

Carbon Border Tax

Climate change has become the biggest cause of concern across the world. Considering the severity of the current situation, major economies of the world have come together to combat global warming and control their carbon footprint. In 2015, 196 parties including European Union (EU) signed the treaty on climate change. While Denmark, Sweden, and Chile […]

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Building the Future: Making Construction Sustainable

Making Construction Sustainable

3D printing and prefabrication are changing the way we build. These are two approaches that have got substantial attention over the years and have revolutionized various industries and continue to shape the way we design, manufacture and build objects and structures. In terms of building workspaces, both offer unique advantages and disadvantages. 3D printing, while […]

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Energy Modelling in Buildings: Driving Sustainability through Efficient Design

It is widely recognized that the built industry is responsible for 40% of global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions. In response to this, there has been a significant drive to create sustainable properties, achieved through meticulous planning and reducing energy consumption. Energy modelling has emerged as a vital tool in designing and operating buildings with a […]

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Solar Energy: Growth Potential in the Indian Real Estate Sector

Harnessing the Power of the Sun: Transforming Real Estate with Solar Energy In the midst of depleting natural resources, solar energy has emerged as a shining star on the energy horizon. As the country grapples with the challenges posed by its reliance on coal, solar energy presents a promising solution to reduce dependence on non-renewable […]

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Building more sustainably – How construction has changed

Building more sustainably

The construction industry has witnessed a transformation over the years, driven by emerging technologies, changing regulations, and a growing emphasis on green construction practices. Today, the focus is on building sustainably and minimizing the environmental impact of the built environment. The industry has undergone significant changes to embrace these principles, resulting in more energy-efficient designs, […]

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Changing macro environment & the CRE market

Is Germany’s loss, India’s gain?

When India became the 5th largest economy surpassing the United Kingdom, it was envisioned to take the 4th spot by 2024-25. This dream is likely to become true early as the 4th largest economy in the world, Germany, slumped into recession. Output in Germany, Europe’s largest economy, dropped by 0.3% during the first quarter of […]

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Environmental Graphic Design & the Workplace

Environmental Graphic Design

The ‘+’ elements of design are features, largely a combination of components that are engaging and enlightening to the user, over and above the design of a workspace. These elements are strong pieces of art that communicate a message. Ever thought about your impressions of a place, any place- a workplace, a museum, a resto-bar, […]

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Soundproofing: A crucial element of good workplace design


A well designed, employee centric workplace is incomplete without the right acoustics. Sounds drastic, doesn’t it? Overdramatic? Not really. Our immediate environment has a huge impact on us and our health and wellbeing. With so much importance being accorded to employee health and wellbeing, it is time that we shine the light on the sound […]

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Lighting & the Workplace


It has been proven that lighting has a vital effect on an employee’s productivity & efficiency. Given the physical and psychological effects lighting has on human beings, poor lighting conditions can not only lead to exhaustion, lethargy, irritability, but can also act as a trigger point to raising the incidence of conflicts among employees in […]

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