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Green roofs are gaining popularity these days! They are slowly and steadily consolidating their place as a beneficial addition to sustainable living configurations in the world of architecture. They are an environmentally friendly alternative to conventional roofs as they provide natural heat insulation and maintain a cool temperature. They also serve as effective buffers for …

Koniganahalli, a remote village in Kodlipet Hobli, was once a land of illiteracy. However, former Kodagu lawmaker PK Channaiah lit the literacy lamp here. Today, his grandson KN Kiran Kumar takes care of literacy in the village. He also made the village aware of the Kannada language. Kiran Kumar’s grandmother, mother and uncles staged Kannada …

A rare painting by Hurrem Sultan, known in the West as Roxelana, was auctioned on Wednesday in London for $ 173,000, Anadolu Agency reported. The sale took place as part of an auction titled “Arts of the Islamic World and India” by Sotheby’s, one of the world’s largest brokers in fine art, jewelry and collectibles. …

FAYETTE – On November 11 at 7:00 p.m., the Bean Creek Valley History Center will sponsor a barn painting demonstration by Robert Kroeger, and a meet and greet with the author and signature of the recently published book, “Historic Barns of Ohio”, by Éditions Arcadie . The event takes place at the Fayette Opera House, …

the institution does not have a visible athletics master plan linked to fundraising where its alumni, fans, VT friends, rookies, future students can go and see and see what Reach For Excellence will look like. Each project you cited is a fragmented individual project with no vision of driving the entire sports complex behind, other …

It wasn’t just the first book ever read or the fairy tales told by grandparents that inspired literature. More and more writers claim that music has given them divine tutelage. Many admit that their calling came to them when they were children not through other books, but through songs with lyrics that left stories and …

A piece of art jokingly dubbed a ‘loo roll’ sculpture is among the intriguing new sites that have suddenly appeared in downtown Exeter. At the wharf, artist Walid Siti’s large stack of white patterned cylinders – measuring three meters in height – on a pontoon along the River Exe prompted many to do a double …

Hardly a week goes by without major architectural developments in Canada making headlines on Archinect. From an ambitious urban project designed by Safdie in Toronto, a cantilever tower concept in Vancouver, a new Inuit art center in Winnipeg, a museum transformation in Calgary, to a robotic housing factory in Colombia -British: Architectural design is in …

Singularity by British artists Squidsoup An illuminated sculpture designed by leading artists who create light shows around the world could brighten up Shoreditch this holiday season. Brookfield Properties has applied for a temporary building permit for the spherical steel artwork, Singularity by Squidsoup, in the main square of the rue du cult. It is part …

A 2016 New York University study found that book deserts, geographic areas where printed books and other reading materials are difficult to obtain, leave children unprepared to learn when they enter school. Literacy depends on the availability of books, and lack of access to public libraries or bookstores is not uncommon for low-income communities. The …