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Rooting for bamboo

4 min read . 08 Oct 2016
The central government seems to be pursuing the cause of developing bamboo as a commercial building material, but yet doesn’t do the one thing that’s necessary to stimulate its commerce; namely, make access to the plant easier. Photo: Puneet Chandhok/HT<br /> (Puneet Chandhok/HT)

Missing the wood for the trees

1 min read . 04 Sep 2012
<br />Knock-down furniture prototype designed by the National Institute of Design for the North-East.<br />

Bamboo boom

1 min read . 20 Aug 2012
<br />Maestro: Flautist Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia.Photo: Courtesy Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia<br />

On a high note

1 min read . 02 Aug 2012
On a high note

On a high note

2 min read . 02 Aug 2012
<br />A labourer enjoys a quiet moment before the start of the journey, which could take four-five days in the monsoon, but as long as a month in winter when the Brahmaputra gives way to a labyrinth of chan<br />

The &#8216;meleng&#8217; journeys

1 min read . 02 Mar 2012
<br />The city the stage: Pina (left) with one of her dancers in Kolkata.<br />

Pina&#8217;s last act

2 min read . 04 Nov 2011
<br />(From top left) Abaca, Elitre, Sangaru, Good Earth, Design Bait. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

Fibre optics

1 min read . 17 Mar 2011
<br />Vortex CEO Vijay Babu (left) and L. Kannan, founder and CTO. Hemant Mishra/Mint <br />

Cash at a fraction of the cost

5 min read . 02 Dec 2010
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Bamboo mission has tall ambitions

4 min read . 09 Nov 2010
<br />Meditative spaces: Reflections make water features an interesting element in landscaping. Anusha Babbar, courtesy Better Interiors <br />

Soothe your senses

3 min read . 20 Jan 2010
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Design matters

3 min read . 02 Sep 2009