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Contribution Towards Sustainability

It has been a while now that the surroundings of metropolitans in India have been acknowledged as a critical part to health, well being and sustainability of our societies. In the past few years, construction professionals and aspirants have noticed an evident intensification in the sustainability, health and well-being agendas by central as well as […]


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Rooftop Solar Power Generation

Solar energy in India is most beneficial for industries, particularly rooftop solar plant. Of the revised target of 100 GW, 40 GW has been reserved for rooftop solar energy and the balance for utility scale ground mounted plants. The new trend of solar energy in India analyses that industries should adopt rooftop solar in current […]


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INDUSTRIAL BUILDING FACADE

Globally, wall panels or claddings have acquired traction for industrial plus commercial buildings. Wall panels offer the benefits of low maintenance, strong protection, whilst giving building a unique look. They are practical, reliable and efficient solution for variety of new construction. In fact, they have become the fastest growing innovations in industrial market. Walls are […]


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National Building Code of INDIA 2016 (Fire & Life Safety)

With the recent release of BIS -SP 7:2016 titled ‘National Building Code of India (NBC 2016)’ a comprehensive building code providing guidelines for regulating the building construction activities across the country. A technical discussion was organised by VMS Mechanical team on FIRE & LIFE SAFETY on 9th June 2017 and it was centered on the […]


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Stadiums: How to reduce cost overruns – part 6

Conclusion: Typical construction costs and measures to reduce cost overruns As stadiums are increasingly becoming more integrated within the centre of cities, there is a need for them to become multi-purpose. It is vital for clients seeking strategic advice, or aiming to develop a solution which optimises value- addition and accommodates the requirements of the […]


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Stadiums: How to reduce cost overruns – part 5

Stakeholder 4: Administrators Facilities for the media are an integral part of stadium design, and mostly because of the large sums of money which is earned from the media rights for sporting events. These facilities involve the three main categories of public information and entertainment services – the press (including news-papers and magazines), radio, and […]


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Stadiums: How to reduce cost overruns – part 4

Stakeholder 3: Media and Broadcasting Facilities for the media are an integral part of stadium design, and mostly because of the large sums of money which is earned from the media rights for sporting events. These facilities involve the three main categories of public information and entertainment services – the press (including news-papers and magazines), […]


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Stadiums: How to reduce cost overruns – part 3

Stakeholder 2: Players Every stadium, however small, must provide suitable facilities for the participants in the events held at the venue. The amount and type of accommodation which is required varies for every sport. While few sports might need conveniences for individual players or multi-team players, a cricket match will need facilities for two teams […]


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Stadiums: How to reduce cost overruns – part 2

Stakeholder 1: Audience For all of the sports, stand design begins and ends with the spectator, and therefore is an important feature that the designing and planning team must consider before anything else. While generally spectators are motivated by the quality of the event experience; it is also important that stadiums provide safe and satisfactory […]


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Stadiums: How to reduce cost overruns

Introduction While planning a new facility, the design should be informed by several factors including the context, climate, culture and project deadline. A project’s deliverability is also based on having a realistic view of what type and how many events the facility will attract, as well as the project’s budget plans. As revenues are rather […]