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Unbuilding cities as high-rises reach their use-by date

We are entering a new world where skyscrapers and other huge buildings are becoming redundant and need significant overhaul or replacement. The process is called unbuilding or, if you're a bit highfalutin, deconstruction...

By Norman Day 2 days ago


Final call to enter $2m LafargeHolcim Awards

Entries in the 6th International LafargeHolcim Awards for sustainable construction will close on 25 February...

14 Jan 2020


Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readiness

Siemens has launched its Atlas of Digitalization, a new web-based application that reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalisation...

24 Apr 2019


Tallest in the world, India's Statue of Unity stands 182m high

Standing 182m high, the Statue of Unity in India, inaugurated on 31 October by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is now the world's tallest statue.

2 Nov 2018


Urbanscape Architects revamps LT Foods office in Sonepat

Building something anew is relatively easier than modifying the old to the new. With existing buildings, you need to battle existing realities...

24 Aug 2018


Self-financing modular homes for the rural poor

Globally, access to adequate housing remains a huge problem that governments battle to solve, billionBricks provides a self-financing solution...

By Bongani Shweni 15 Jun 2017


Architecture: how public space in India was refined by Charles Correa and Nek Chand Saini

In a single week this June, the world of architecture lost two artists who celebrated modern India through buildings, landscape, sculpture and gardens...

By Iain Jackson 24 Jun 2015

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