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The Makeshift Huts – Indigenous Agro-pastoral Communities
Simple structure, used for shelter from weather and protection from wild animals, and also to store food. The hearth is under the elevated floor.
Rolling back the architect
"Each village community is different, so with each village the approach had to change."
When wasteland bears fruits
A neighbourhood forest, explains Anasuyamma, spreads across 12-16 hectares (ha) and usually grows timber, fruits and medicinal plants.
Dump the AC, Use These 3 Green Cooling Solutions While Building Your Home!
"Everything we build from now onwards has to be eco-sensitive, energy efficient, cost efficient, people-centred and value-based."
Pepper helps Rabhas to live with tuskers
"The thorns of lemon discourage them and of course they do not eat pepper (unlike banana and jackfruit)”
SGNP hamlet tackles waste at source to combat man-animal conflict
This is the first hamlet from the park from where no waste will be sent to the landfill
Waste dump near Kochi is now home of new rice brand
"The major task was waste removal. We had to spend Rs 10 lakh just to get the fields cleared of waste dumped over the years,’’
Farmers demand survey of land before implementing Title Guarantee Act
The proposed Act puts the onus to provide rights to the actual owner, on the government .
This Bengaluru Couple Save 1 Lakh Litres of Water Every Year. Here’s How
The capital cost of building an eco-friendly house is 10 per cent lower. It also reduces the overall carbon footprint and water wastage.