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

Soundproofing

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

Lighting

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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Organic design at the Workplace

Organic design at the Workplace

Organic design is a non-conformist natural language that introduces organic environments indoors with contours, patterns, textures, or numerical arrangements. It is yet another way of bringing nature indoors and enhancing wellbeing in a built space, contributing towards a more engaging and healthier workspace. An important aspect of organic design is the use of natural materials […]

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Designing your workplace for neurodiversity

Humanizing today’s workplace for a brighter tomorrow

Neurodiversity refers to a range of differences between people’s brain function and personality traits. According to studies, approximately 15-20% of people at the workplace are neurodivergent, meaning 15 to 20% of the workforce fall in the autism, attention deficit hyperactivity or dyslexic spectrum. The rest of the workforce falls in the neurotypical spectrum. The sea […]

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Union budget 2023-2024

The Union budget 2023-24 held much significance, given that several issues required priority consideration, this being a run-up to the electoral year in 2024. Expectedly, it has put increased emphasis on infrastructure, agriculture, green energy, job creation and restructuring direct taxes, in order to boost an economy affected by global slowdown while assuaging voters as […]

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