Sustainable Building Materials Become Popular in the Roofing Industry

Whether it is installing a more energy efficient cooling system, or reducing waste on the property, using fewer toxic chemicals to sanitize a space, or constructing with a longer term eco-friendly objective in mind, companies are investing resources on becoming more sustainable. To keep up with this demand, the market today offers a range of sustainable roofing solutions. Let us look at some new trends in this sector. Sustainable Roofing Materials Those constructing a new… Read more »


Landscape Design That Celebrates Nature: A Look At Three Award-Winning Hospitality Projects in India

In this post we are taking a look at some of the winners of the NDTV Design and Architecture Awards. This year, a jury of eminent people like Gerard da Cunha, Michael Foley, Yatin Patel, Suhasini Ayer, Rahul Dalvi, Parul Zaveri and Nisha Mathew Ghosh came together to decide winners across many categories, like Heritage Architecture, Socially Relevant Design and Landscape Award. Today, we will look at a couple winners in the landscape category, from… Read more »


Building in the Andamans: Creating Stunning-Looking, Maintenance-Free Artificial Thatch Roofs for a Beach Resort

In this post we interview Warren Gawde, Project Lead for Palmex India, on his experience leading a roof-installation project for a luxury resort on Havelock Island, in the Andamans.  Warren, could you please tell us about this exciting hospitality project you worked on, in the stunningly beautiful Andamans?  Palmex India recently completed an ambitious roof installation project on Havelock Island. We were contracted to procure and install artificial thatched roofs for a luxury resort. Spread… Read more »


Construction materials that perfectly complement Palmex synthetic thatch

Palmex is an innovative synthetic thatch roofing product made of HDPE. It outlasts natural thatch many lifetimes over and comes with a 50-year warranty. Palmex mimics the look of natural thatch that architects and builders love, imparting a rustic elegance to the property and blending in seamlessly with its surroundings. In this post, we give you a few ideas on construction materials that complement the ‘Palmex’ look beautifully. Wood Contrary to popular perception, wood is… Read more »