Understanding Kyoto Protocol

Kyoto Protocol is one of the most talked about UN initiatives amongst Building Consultants and Designers. Its the first time,at Kyoto, Japan, that a majority of UN member states came together to sign a legally binding treaty to reduce GHG emissions.

While many argue against its effectiveness, its impact cannot be understated. Like any other venture, at such a massive scale, glitches will need to be worked at, till then, Kyoto has at least managed to put into motion a structured wheel towards emission reduction and awareness.

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Light and Architecture

Light, eludes most of us due to its unpredictable nature. It takes an experienced designer, to not just ensure light penetration, but to modulate light into ambient masterpieces. Peter Zumthor and Axel Schultes have done just that.

The presentations look at their architecture analysing the complex effect of their simple solutions.