Work Overview

The current performance of cities is poor across key indicators of quality of life. A sector report by McKinsey (2010) indicates substantial shortfalls in clean water supply and management,solid waste management, public transportation and affordable and liveable housing supply. By 2030, 250 million people will be added to the urban population, who will require 700-900 million square meters of new residential and commercial space (Census 2011; McKinsey Global Institute, 2010.

On current trends, quality of habitat is going to deteriorate even further and the service gap will increase by three to four times.Further, the economic and environmental costs of such scenario are going to be extremely high.

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June 27th-29th, 2018

India’s built sector consumes 30 per cent of its electricity and is responsible for 23.6 per cent of its greenhouse gas emissions (GHG).

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video How to shade your windows for a cool home: Ep-0 1 New Vastu with Ashok B Lall

The window is your immediate connection to Su-Urja or good energy. It is the source of daylight, it is the source of fresh air and the breeze when the air outside is pleasant.

video Right design for windows for green homes: Ep 2 New Vaastu with Ashok B Lall

A good window design can do wonders to the climate inside a house. The material that is used to make windows also plays an important part in how much heat it lets in from the outside.

Glyphosate

It is a cancer-causing herbicide used liberally by farmers worldwide. But governments are dithering to regulate due to corporate pressure

भविष्य का वाहन

स्पष्ट नीति के अभाव में क्या भारत बि जली से चलने वाले वाहनों के व्या पार को नेतृत्व प्रदान कर सकता है?

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Impacts

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The Green Campus Initiative

CSE has begun an Initiative to bringtogether colleges and universities from across India to commit to greening their respective campuses.

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Driving change in C&D waste management

CSE is acknowledged as the pioneer of research and advocacy on the issue of Construction & Demolition (C&D) waste management in India.

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Energy efficiency in built environment – a key intervention

CSE has played a major role in augmenting energy efficiency in built sector over the years.

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Making a mark in architecture and planning education and practice

CSE is working with the nodal agencies that govern architecture and planning education in India.