Sustainable housing and green architecture are slowly gaining their prominence in the construction sector. Though it is still in a very nascent stage in India, however many architects and organizations are coming forward to contribute in that. One such organization in Hunnarshala Foundation, based in Bhuj, Gujarat that works towards constructing eco-friendly homes across the globe
Water, the second most important factor for survival can also turn the tables to us unexpectedly and most lethally. Recently, the “unpredictable” disasters of nature have shown a colossal effect on Assam causing damage to human lives, livelihood and animals.
The Vizag Gas Tragedy of March 7th, 2020, has once again shown us how fatal could be the result of mere human negligence. While already dealing with an unparalleled struggle against the Novel Coronavirus & the subsequent lockdown, loss of lives through exposure to a toxic gas was another blow to humankind. The factory from which the gas leaked is located in the thickly populated area of Gopalapatnam in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
Super-cyclone Amphan hit the eastern Indian states of West Bengal & Odisha and parts of Bangladesh on 20th May 2020. With an average speed of 110-120 kmph during its inland climax on 20th (in Kolkata, West Bengal), the affected places were shattered mercilessly that day.