Architecture firm Morphogenesis blends the traditional with the modern
With a new monograph to celebrate 20 years of their practice, Manit and Sonali Rastogi of leading architectural firm Morphogenesis look forward to breaking new ground

RIL partners with Germany’s Resysta for natural fiber polymer
The partnership with Resysta International will provide RIL with exclusive rights to produce and market RelWood, a natural fiber polymer composite, in India

What RERA means for real estate agents, under-construction projects
Under the RERA Act, in order to render their services, all agents have to be registered with the authority and the developer

NHAI to set up conciliation panel to resolve disputes
NHAI chairman Y.S. Malik said that it plans to form a conciliation committee involving independent experts as huge dispute claims are stuck in arbitration

Impact of GST on homebuyers
GST may reduce the cost of houses if it is at a rate below the current applicable taxes that are levied by the central and state governments

Lodha Developers to invest Rs. 4,300 crore in construction to boost deliveries
Lodha Developers MD Abhishek Lodha says the firm will launch 8-9 projects in FY18, of which 6-7 will be in Mumbai Metropolitan Region, one in Pune and one in London

Restoring the jewel of the Deccan
The Aga Khan Trust for Culture’s ongoing restoration of the Qutb Shahi necropolis in Hyderabad is one of the most ambitious conservation projects undertaken in India

Government to promote rental housing in urban areas
The rental housing policy for urban areas will supplement the ‘Housing for All’ mission, under which 20 million houses are to be built by 2022

Steel production in India forecast to more than double by 2031
Steel production is set to climb 10% to 12% in 2017-18, from a record of 101.3 million metric tons in the past 12 months, and is forecast to advance to 240 million tons by 2031

Government bids to set up cement plants near thermal power plants to utilize fly ash
The decision was taken at the environment ministry’s Expert Appraisal Committee for thermal power projects on 14 February

Affordable housing gets a shot in arm amid continuing slowdown in property market
Indian real estate developers are tapping demand for affordable housing to take advantage of tax benefits and other incentives offered by government in latest budget

Catching illegal sand men is key to make mining pay off in India
The government will deploy flying camera drones to track renegades who for years have been extracting everything from sand to coal to iron ore without permits

Decoding India’s rigged realty market

SBI, Credai team up to provide fillip to realty sector

Kobelco upbeat on demand from roads, mining sectors

Construction activities, real estate dull: Builders Association of India

India’s longest bridge enters final stages of construction: All you need to know

Chenani-Nashri tunnel is India’s longest, and safest