Demand for green buildings growing in Andhra Pradesh, says IGBC

Demand for green buildings growing in Andhra Pradesh, says IGBC

The built-up area of green buildings across the country has increased from a meagre 20,000 sq ft in 2001 to 6.33 billion sq ft in 2018, according to the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), which issues ratings to green buildings. As many...
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India: Panchkula to join movement for eco-friendly infrastructure

India: Panchkula to join movement for eco-friendly infrastructure

For eco-friendly changes to new buildings and infrastructure, the administration is going to tie up with Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The objective is to improve the city’s quality of life. The counc...
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Mumbai: 53 Metro Stations To ‘Go Green’

Mumbai: 53 Metro Stations To ‘Go Green’

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is paying special attention to its Mumbai Metro project. So far, MMRDA has connected the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor. And now 53 Metro stations in Metro 2A, Metro 2B and Metro 7 will be developed ...
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Kempegowda International Airport / HOK

Kempegowda International Airport / HOK

The expansion of Terminal 1 repositions South India’s busiest airport as an important hub for international travelers and cargo. With a design that creates a pleasant and efficient curbside-to-aircraft passenger experience, the open, welcoming environment is...
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Howrah is first to get green railway station award

Howrah is first to get green railway station award

Century-old Howrah railway station has been awarded the first Green Railway Station among the metropolitan cities by the Indian Green Building Council-Confederation of Indian Industries (IGBC-CII). At a meeting on Sunday, divisional railway manager (Howrah) Ma...
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Carbon-neutral flats: The way ahead

Carbon-neutral flats: The way ahead

BENGALURU: A year ago, Fancy George began her search for a home. Being an architect who has worked for more than two decades on commercial corporate spaces that have been LEED Platinum-certified, George knows the impact construction leaves on the...
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Hyderabad, India: Platinum award for metro rail stations

Hyderabad, India: Platinum award for metro rail stations

The L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited announced on Wednesday that 17 elevated stations of the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project were awarded the Platinum Certification by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). The IGBC has launched the Green Mass Rapid Tran...
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(IGBC 2017) Green Buildings make Good Business Sense / S. Raghupathy

(IGBC 2017) Green Buildings make Good Business Sense / S. Raghupathy

Sundaresan Raghupathy / Regional Chair, Asia Pacific Regional Network, India Buildings are subset of built-environment. Therefore great opportunity exists in various forms of built environment- metros, villages, railway stations, landscapes, etc. The place we ...
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(IGBC 2017) India Setting New Benchmarks in Green and Sustainable Construction / Sundaresan Raghupathy

(IGBC 2017) India Setting New Benchmarks in Green and Sustainable Construction / Sundaresan Raghupathy

Sundaresan Raghupathy / Regional Chair, Asia Pacific Regional Network India would witness phenomenal growth in the next 25 years. All future developments should go the sustainable way Estimated market potential for green building products and technologies in I...
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