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Mumbai Building Collapse Kills 6, Dozens Feared Trapped or Dead

Mumbai Building Collapse Kills 6, Dozens Feared Trapped or Dead

Video Still via BBC Six people have been killed, and dozens are feared trapped or dead due to a building collapse early Friday morning in Mumbai, India. The reportedly overcrowded five-story building

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Study Predicts Coastal Flooding Damage Will Cost $1 Trillion a Year by 2050

Study Predicts Coastal Flooding Damage Will Cost $1 Trillion a Year by 2050

As the sea level rises and storms become more intense due to the effects of climate change, a new study predicts that damage to coastal cities will cost $1 trillion every year by 2050. The research, which

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Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill’s Imperial Tower Could Be Mumbai’s Tallest and Greenest Skyscraper

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill’s Imperial Tower Could Be Mumbai’s Tallest and Greenest Skyscraper

With projects like the Burj Khalifa under his belt, architect Adrian Smith has become synonymous with supertall skyscrapers - so it's no surprise that his firm, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill, is the

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Mumbai’s Namaste Tower Resembles Two Henna-Covered Hands Clasped Together

Mumbai’s Namaste Tower Resembles Two Henna-Covered Hands Clasped Together

Last we heard from WS Atkins, the international design firm had designed a massive skyscraper for Dubai with a large windmill built into it (the proposed building was later cancelled). The 62-story

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What Does the Interior of the World’s Largest and Most Expensive Family Home Look Like?

What Does the Interior of the World’s Largest and Most Expensive Family Home Look Like?

The completion of Antilia — the world's largest and most expensive family home — certainly caused a stir when we first reported on the sky-scraping abode back in 2011, with readers (and we here at

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Energy-Generating Mushrooms Provide Power, Water, and Shelter in the Sci-Fi City of “New Mumbai”

Energy-Generating Mushrooms Provide Power, Water, and Shelter in the Sci-Fi City of “New Mumbai”

Tobias Revell's faux documentary shows how the mushrooms grow quickly and begin to harvest the sun, creating energy that provides heat and lighting, like an organic solar panel. They can even be

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Rooftop Garden by The White Room Creates a Peaceful Escape Above Mumbai’s Clatter

Rooftop Garden by The White Room Creates a Peaceful Escape Above Mumbai’s Clatter

Hovering above the concrete jungle of the Bandra neighborhood in Mumbai, 'The Rooftop Garden’ by The White Room is a space of respite away from the chaos and clatter of the city. The 1500 sq ft

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Owners of $1 Billion Antilia House Have Yet to Sleep in World’s Most Expensive Residence

Owners of $1 Billion Antilia House Have Yet to Sleep in World’s Most Expensive Residence

India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani, has courted excess by building a $1 billion house for himself and his family in Mumbai - however now that the massive building is complete they still have yet to

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Volkswagen’s Think Blue Beetle is Made From 2,805 Pieces of Recycled Trash!

Volkswagen’s Think Blue Beetle is Made From 2,805 Pieces of Recycled Trash!

Haribaabu Naatesan created the Beetle art piece as part of Volkswagen's Think Blue Campaign. The extensive assortment of trash was collected during Think Blue Clean Up drives undertaken by the German

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GMS Grande Palladium: Insane Mumbai Office Looks Like It’s Straight Out of Star Wars

GMS Grande Palladium: Insane Mumbai Office Looks Like It’s Straight Out of Star Wars

The GMS Grande Palladium is hoisted 8 meters above the ground to create a landscaped courtyard that is more interconnected with the street level. The main lobby of the building is located here as well as

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The Capital: James Law’s Shiny New Commercial Complex Will Have a “Digital Eye”

The Capital: James Law’s Shiny New Commercial Complex Will Have a “Digital Eye”

Cybertecture, which is what Law calls his philosophy, is a combination of innovation, technology and the urban fabric in a way that is environmentally conscious and sustainable. Law's goal is to create

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Tata Tower Has 4,050 Vertical EV Parking Spots and Powers Itself

Tata Tower Has 4,050 Vertical EV Parking Spots and Powers Itself

It is projected that by the year 2030, 25% of the city of Mumbai will be covered by parked cars. That means less area for parks, housing and basic room to breathe. The revolutionary Tata Tower was

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World’s Largest and Most Expensive Family Home Completed

World’s Largest and Most Expensive Family Home Completed

The “Greenest of All Buildings” was recently completed in Mumbai, India and we couldn’t be more appalled. The Antilia house which unveiled its first renderings just over two-years ago has become a

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Vertical Cemetery is a Greenery Clad Final Resting Place for Mumbai

Vertical Cemetery is a Greenery Clad Final Resting Place for Mumbai

Reflecting the four major cultures of Mumbai, the cemetery would have dedicated facilities for the burial ceremonies of each. For Muslims and Christians, areas for funerals and space for garden burial

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Modern Palmyra House Showcases Local Sustainable Materials

Modern Palmyra House Showcases Local Sustainable Materials

The Palmyra House is a vacation home in the south of Mumbai that resonates not just for its clean modern look but also for its rich selection of local sustainable materials. Situated on the coast of the

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Top Five ‘Green’ Buildings That Defeat The Point of Being Green

Top Five ‘Green’ Buildings That Defeat The Point of Being Green

It's thrilling to see so many new constructions striving to be as eco-conscious as they possibly can, but beware. What looks green on the surface of things can belie another story entirely when you dig a

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Promising New Service Tackles e-waste in Mumbai

Promising New Service Tackles e-waste in Mumbai

Half a million tons of e-waste is generated annually in India and is a serious threat to people’s health and the environment. The flourishing Indian IT sector contributes a large part of it. The

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James Law’s High Tech ‘Cybertecture Egg’ for Mumbai

James Law’s High Tech ‘Cybertecture Egg’ for Mumbai

James Law Cybertecture International brings high-tech solutions to large scale structures through innovative ideas for intelligent living. The latest future forward design from this firm is the

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