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Plant a tree.... Save the Planet

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  Plant a Tree... Save the Planet   Sow a seed; nurture it to sprout... Nourish it; to grow a sapling... Care it; to flourish a tree...   Rest leave it to Mother Nature; She will care for it She will multiply it in her own way…     It will create ecosystems and expand biodiversity… It will improve air quality and  maintain global temperature It will enhance the quality and conserve quantity of water resources It will nourish the soil and preserve the land It will bloom, and offer  flowers n’ fruits It will comply with social concerns and prosper the economy It will restore human values and reinstate humanity This is Sustainability ….     To attain Sustainability plant at least a Tree….

САRBОN FООTРRINT АND INTERIОRS

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Sustainable design is about creating buildings as an ecosystem - Ric Butt     WHAT IS САRBОN FOOTPRINT?  Саrbоn Fооtрrint refers tо the measure of the саrbоn-dioxide produced during аn асtivity оr the existenсe оf аn entity. The inсreаsing аmоunt оf Саrbоn Diоxide leаds tо glоbаl wаrming аnd сlimаte сhаnge. Саrbоn Fооtрrint is meаsured аs tоnnes оf СО2 рrоduсed.   In the саse оf the hоuses we live in, саrbоn fооtрrint ассоunts аs fоllоws: Embоdied energy : the аmоunt оf energy used while соnstruсting the struсture.  Орerаtiоnаl energy : the аmоunt оf energy required fоr орerаting the hоuse.  These twо energy fасtоrs аre resроnsible fоr the emissiоn оf greenhоuse gаses. It is nоt оnly the соnstruсtiоn рhаse оf the hоuse whiсh соntributes tо саrbоn emissiоns, but also the future phases like renovating and redecorating homes. It has been widely reроrted thаt the building аnd соnstruсtiоn industry mаkes uр аbоut 40 рerсent оf the wоrld’s саrbоn emissiоns, but interiоrs hаve lаrgely

Celebrating Heritage

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• Why is 18th April World Heritage Day celebrated?

Water is Life....

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  World Water Day 22 nd March 2022 Ar. Aditi V. Sontakke Associate Professor, Thakur School of Architecture and Planning. Eligibility Requirements for Admission to Architecture in India: HSC in Science Stream, with 50% Aggregate and 50% Aggregate in PCM. Qualifying Entrance Exam: NATA or JEE-Paper II (For any details contact us) Website: www.tsapmumbai.in E-mail: tsap@thakureducation.org Contact: 022-67308001/02 Whatsapp: +91-9833665446

World Water Day 2022 : Theme as "Groundwater: Making the Invisible Visible"

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Celebrating World Water Day 2022 TSAP Students & Faculty initiative, with an aim to sensitize & create awareness about water resources & using these resources wisely. History of the Day The idea for this international day goes back to 1992, the year in which the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro took place. That same year, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution by which 22 March of each year was declared World Day for Water, to be observed starting in 1993. Later on, other celebrations and events were added. For instance, the International Year of Cooperation in the Water Sphere 2013, and the current International Decade for Action on Water for Sustainable Development, 2018-2028. These observances serve to reaffirm that water and sanitation measures are key to poverty reduction, economic growth, and environmental sustainability. The importance of water World Water Day, held on 22 March every year since 1993,

World Toilet Day

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  World Toilet Day 19 th November 2021 “Cleanliness is next to Godliness” A brief…. Toilet Day is declared as official UN Day by United Nations in 2013 in UN General Assembly and celebrated on 19th November of every year. It is intended to inform, engage and inspire people for hygienic sanitation practices. Access to a safe functioning toilet makes positive impact on social well-being and environmental quality. This results in good public health. Worldwide, 3.6 billion people live without " Safely Managed Sanitation " which degrades environmental quality, social safety especially for women. This results in poor public health, social conflicts as well as economic crisis on every level from individual, family, community and national. The chronology:      Swachha Bharat Mission - Year 2014 Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a nationwide initiative taken by Government of India. In English it translates as Clean India Mission. This is launched on