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Green buildings in India

by mel starrs on June 21, 2007

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Found this great little article by M. BHUVANASUNDAR, chairman, Indian Institute of Architects, Coimbatore Chapter, Coimbatore in The Hindu on green buildings.  Two definitions of green to add to the arsenal:

The voluntary pursuit of any activity, which encompasses concern for energy efficiency, environment, water conservation, use of recycled products and renewable energy is defined as green.

and

Green buildings embody a design intent on balancing environmental responsiveness, resource efficiency, and cultural and community sensitivity.