The first group to work seriously on stabilised mud blocks was based in Bangalore. Over the years, the group has achieved many s significant breakthroughs in mud technology.

Against the opulent backdrop of the WHO building in the Capital, children of the Anna Nagar slum act out on the street their problems and the solutions.

The Mud Village Society was conceived as a "habitat in consonance with the total ecosystem". But the highly touted project may never be implemented.

Some mud houses built on the outskirts of Bangalore have developed cracks, raising doubts about the viability of mud as a building material. What went gone wrong?

Efforts to make mud suitable for constructing houses have been going on for years and there have been significant breakthroughs.

ARCHITECTS hoped to establish mud as a viable building medium when they set out to build the country's first major environmentally-sound building. The mud headquarters in Delhi of Development

Countries like India are increasingly opting for expensive, high tech water treatment systems instead of low cost, low tech water treatment alternatives.

H K Barman

THE SWEDISH city of Malmo has carefully landscaped an area of about 10,000 ha, which functions as a natural stormwater treatment plant. In Malmo, on the southern Swedish coast, several projects

A high school in the Swedish town of Stensund is an educational centre that can teach the world a lesson on how to manage wastewater.