ECO-DESIGNS

GETTING NATURAL COLORS FROM MICROORGANISMS

Microbial dye is certainly a recent approach. A large number of different species of bacteria, yeast, mold and algae are used to produce pigments for economical dyes.

ARCHITECTURE, ECO-DESIGNS

10 FEATURES OF SUSTAINABLE “MASHRABIYAS”

The marvelous Mashrabiyas of Arab are not just an aesthetic element but they have many others roles to play in architecture. Here are the 10 features offered by these beautiful sustainable Mashrabiyas -

FOLK HERITAGE

“SAURA”- TRIBAL PAINTINGS FROM ODISHA

The captivating art of the "Saura", is a folk heritage gifted to us by the Saura tribe of the state of Odisha in India. The paintings are in the form of wall murals which are ancient and are mentioned in the epic texts of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. The Saura tribe holds its customs and rituals through the fine depiction of their religious ceremonies, their history, philosophy and religious practices in their intricate paintings.The art is called Italons or Ikons (or Ekons) because they are dedicated to Idital (also Edital) the main deity of the Sauras.

ECO-DESIGNS

5 INSPIRING “MUD” HOMES IN INDIA

"Mud-Construction" is a simple but well-planned construction technique providing us a sustainable habitat to live in. It is delightful to see how local and least noticeable things can do wonders in synchronizing our dwellings with nature. Here we listed 5 examples of sustainable housings in India. Believe me.. they are simply impressive and inspiring.

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STAY HOME-STAY SAFE

Lately tested covid+ , I took a break off from blogging, media and technology. After complete recovery here I am back at OBSIDIANSPACE with all the good hopes and positivity. Last one month had been hard. Physically corona drains you but it is the mind which keeps you going. It's our willpower which I find… Continue reading STAY HOME-STAY SAFE