GIS and BIM: Integration of Two Disruptive Technology

GIS (Geographical Information System) and BIM (Building Information Modelling) are two disruptive technologies that have massively impacted way traditional work was done. Both opened new avenues to store and analyze massive volume of data, made visualizing information possible like never before, changed the way projects were planned, saved time and thereby money. Both technologies operate…

Smart Water Management

The Indian government in June 2015 initiated “Smart Cities Mission”. However, with growing numbers of people moving from rural areas in search of economic growth and higher living standards to urban areas, the pattern of resource usage is rapidly unbalanced. The main structures of smart cities, including transport, municipal services, education, public safety and health,…

Software & AEC Sector

Construction Industry has gone massively digital today, and procedures streamlined, from planning to execution of final delivery. The emphasis is not on isolated approaches but on an interconnected framework and application of holistic network that interacts and communicates with each other. For a long time, the country’s technology providers like RIPL have pioneered the cause,…

Urban Planning & Smart Cities

City’s future depends upon responsible urban planning. Effective and creative planning along with proper implementation of major projects will benefit the population by providing them environmental protection and economic development. India struggles to incorporate environmental and social sustainability into its planning and management of resources. This is due to inadequate evaluation by the regulatory/implementing agencies…

Missing Linkages in Master Plan

The Master Plan of local planning area indicates the proposed land uses, zoning of land use for residential, commercial, parks and playgrounds, public and semipublic, Industrial, agricultural, recreational, educational and other public purposes, proposed circulation pattern, and a set of zoning regulations & by laws. We often hear that their exists many town which are…

Challenges in Smart City Mission

The smart city mission is an ambitious urban renewal and retrofitting project with intention to revamp current infrastructure to match the requirements of the population. Smart Cities are need of the hour which will bring positive change in the lifestyle of the citizens. This will change the existing landscape of Indian cities, make them better…