Category Archives: Building Industry

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Architect Christopher Charles Benninger in conversation with Gallopper

On a pleasant late winter day, we spent half a day on a freewheeling chat with legendary Architect Christopher Charles Benninger and Managing Director Ramprasad Akisetti. It was by far the most insightful chat we have had so far with a man of his stature. Not only is he one of the rare humble ones, but he is witty, sharp and a man so caring about his fellow workers. We spoke about his thoughts on the future of India, about SmartCities, about ‪#‎MakeInIndia‬ and so…

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Construction Equipment Finance and Leasing

After a slowdown of four years, the construction equipment industry in India is seeing a steady revival. Growth figures are expected to reach $5 billion by 2020 from $2.8 billion today, according to ICEMA. The industry’s revenue estimates are touted at $22.7 billion and the sale of construction equipment is expected to increase to approximately 100,000 units by 2020. According to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, businesses, governments, and other organizations spent $1.5 trillion on new equipment in 2015. Infrastructure development is the government’s…

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Zaha Hadid – An insight into the Woman behind the Designs

Contributed by Shreya Wadke, 1st Year Student of Architecture,  Dr. Baliram Hiray College of Architecture, Mumbai. Zaha Hadid. Architects who have studied her designs or take inspiration from her know her as the Queen of modern and deconstructed architecture. Her sustainable yet stylish and futuristic designs were once called fantastical and impossible to construct. But now, with a company which employs over four hundred people around the world, they have come up with new programs and technologies which have helped her bring fiction to reality. This…

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