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Sustainable architecture and human senses
Deepashree Choudhury
Empirical study on the interaction between vegetation and street geometry elements towards ambient urban microclimate
D. Kannamma and A. Meenatchi Sundaram
Herbocrete - An effective use of natural admixtures in concrete
K. Vignesh Bharathy, R. Sathish Kumar, B. Gnanasekar and K. Subash
A novel translucent concrete panel with waste glass inclusions for architectural applications
Valerio R.M. Lo Verso, Simonetta L. Pagliolico and Laura Ligi
Effect of chloride attack on the properties of SFRC containing waste glass powder as pozzolana
B.R. Patagundi and K.B. Prakash
Are specifications impeding sustainability of concrete?
Chetan Hazaree, Shashank Vaidya, Peter Taylor, Ashok Kr. Tiwari and Rajesh Gupta
Effect of partial replacement of sand with foundry slag on strength of concrete
Alok Janveja and Sanjay K. Sharma
Experimental assessment of properties of ternary blended concrete using GGBS and ceramic powder
Nishant Mishra and V. Vasugi
Effect of phosphogypsum and fly ash stabilisation on the strength and microstructure of clay
Divya Krishnan K., P. T. Ravichandran, V. Janani, R. Annadurai and Manisha Gunturi
Study on bio-stabilisation of problematic soils
N. Kamaraj, K. Priyanka, P.T. Ravichandran, V. Janani and D. Sankari






POINT OF VIEW: Infotopia – A study on smarter sustainable cities

Karthikeyan Nachiappan


    The International Conference on Sustainable Technologies in Building & Environment (ICSTBE-2015) will be held at Sathyabama University, Chennai, India, during 15th to 17th July 2015. The conference will provide an opportunity for Students, Research Scholars, Engineers and Technologists around the world to have a constructive dialog and share their ideas about the technological innovations in fields of Architecture & Civil Engineering.

    AKC’s July 2015 Programs

    Concrete mix design and acceptance criteria ......

    National Council for Cement and Building Materials’ (NCB’s) Centre for Continuing Education Services (CCE) is organising a three-day Training Programme on "Concrete Mix Design and Acceptance Criteria of Concrete for Different Types of Mixes" at their Ballabgarh Unit during 5-7 August 2015.


    The Civil Engineering Department of University College of Engineering (A), Osmania University is conducting a Three-Day International Conference on Innovations in Structural Engineering (IC-ISE-2015) during 14-16 December 2015 at Hyderabad Campus.

    THE BIG 5 Kuwait 2015

    The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) with the support of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry are organising an "India Pavilion" at THE BIG 5 Kuwait, an international construction technology & building materials trade exhibition from 14-16 September 2015, at Kuwait.

    Report: Now Textile can replace steel in RCC


    Best publication award for Prof. Nainan P. Kurian

    Geotechnical Aspects of Earthquake Engineering

    The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad is organising a short course on "Geotechnical Aspects of Earthquake Engineering" at campus during July 23-25, 2015.

    Green Company Rating System

    The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre is organising a two-day training programme on Greenco Green Company Rating System during July 30 - 31, 2015 at Chennai.

    Competition for best ferrocement structure

    Awards for Design Excellence 2015

    The Foundation for Design Excellence in collaboration with Festival of Architecture and Interior Designing 2015 is organising the CP Kukreja Awards for Design Excellence 2015 during September 25, 2015.

    Constro 2016

    The Pune Construction Engineering Research Foundation (PCERF) is organising Constro 2016 during January 14 - 17, 2016 at Agriculture College Ground, Pune, Maharashtra.

    Advances in Science and Technology of Concrete
    The second R.N. Raikar Memorial International Conference and the ‘Banthia – Basheer International Symposium’ on Advances in Science and Technology of Concrete, will be held during December 18-19, 2015 at Hotel The Lalit, Mumbai.

    Construction Chemicals Industry of India

    The Construction Chemicals Manufacturers Association (CCMA) is organising an international conference on Suppliers to Construction Chemicals Industry of India during September 25-26, 2015 at Hotel The Lalit, Mumbai.


    The winners of the 4th Global Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction have been decided – the trophies and USD 350,000 prize money go to projects in Colombia, Sri Lanka and the USA. All three prizes recognize architectural interventions that deliver tangible benefits to local communities: Turning a decommissioned water reservoir into a park in Medellín, rebuilding social fabric through a community library in Ambepussa following Sri Lanka’s civil war, and creating public zones and flood-protection for the island of Manhattan.


    On behalf of the organizing committee, we are pleased to invite you to submit an abstract for the Fifth International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment, GEOMATE 2015, that will be held in Osaka from 16 to 18 November 2015.

    ICI-ACECON 2015

    The Indian Concrete Institute (ICI) will be holding the Fourth Asian Conference on Ecstasy in Concrete on October 8-10, 2015 at Kolkata, India.


    The National Council for Cement And Building Materials is organising an International on Cement and Building Materials during December 01 to 04, 2015 at Manekshaw Centre, Parade Road, Delhi Cantt., New Delhi.

    Structural Engineers World Congress (SEWC)

    The fifth Structural Engineers World Congress (SEWC) will be held during October 19-22, 2015 at Singapore.