BIM helping build Smart Cities

It is estimated that by the year 2030, approximately 600 million Indians will be living in urban areas. The agencies are extensively making the use of ICT along with geospatial data to make cities cleaner, safer, energy efficient, low carbon emitters and disaster resilient. In simpler words, government is trying to make the cities as…

Aerotropolis: Opportunities & Challenges

In the past, airports have put themselves in the outskirts of towns, thereby reducing the spatial disconnection. This hampered significant economic growth in the future. As the economy grew, airports became strategic economic hub in new cities. Significant growth of aviation business in coming decades and position of India and its socio-political stability require to…

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…