Category Archives: Building Industry

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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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Restoration and Reuse of Heritage Buildings in Mumbai

D.N. Road, a North–South commercial arterial road, starting from the Crawford Market, linking Victoria Terminus, leads to the Flora Fountain at the southern end of the road. Taking a walk down the road in South Mumbai, one will notice that the entire stretch of the road is studded with Neo–Classical and Gothic Revival buildings and parks built in the 19th century, intermingled with modern office buildings and commercial establishments. These buildings have stood the test of time and a few are very well maintained especially those that house Banks and Financial…

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