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Established in 1987 in Kerala, Habitat is registered as a charitable society. It is totally committed to the concept of green and humane architecture. It has been recognized as a nodal agency to carry out developmental works under the decentralization process in Kerala Habitat is the largest non-governmental organization in the shelter sector in India committed to sustainable building solutions.Read More
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Habitat is a happening place! More than building eco-friendly, cost-effective, sustainable shelters, G Shankar is active in many social interventions and disaster relief projects across the globe, as he is also a consultant to many NGOs. Check out the latest videos, activities, projects and related visual representations right here.View More
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G Shankar inaugurated the Habitat Technology Group's Sub Centre at Allapuzha, yesterday at a small function where some of the Habitat team members were present.
Hon'ble Minister for Cultural Affairs, Shri AK Balan today (5th November 2018) laid the foundation stone for the new academic block for Kannakkathuruthy School, Irinjalakuda, Thrissur district. The work will be soon executed by Habitat.
G Shankar to have Project Discussion with Aster Homes, Middle East at Dubai, on rebuilding houses for flood affected victims using disaster-resistant technologies and locally available construction materials.
Habitat completes the work of the first earth building in the goverment domains. The building is State Police House located at DPI Junction in Trivandrum.
G Shankar will be making the keynote speech at "Rebuilding Kerala" - a seminar to be hosted by Janam TV at India Social & Cultural Centre, Abu Dhabi on 3rd November, 2018.
A material scientist, Dr.Jan Van Dam of Wageningen University, Netherlands, visited Habitat Technology Group and took a study class on "Coconut Fibre Based Boards" on 2nd November 2018. Yet another guest was, Shri R. V. Achary, senior structural engineer and author of several books including one on conflicts in traditional architecture. He delivered a thought-provoking talk on Vastu, it’s history and significance in current times.
On Kerala Piravi day, the foundation was laid for the rehabilitation project by BPCL Kochi Refinery at Aluva Kochi flood victims by BPCL chairman & managing director D Rajkumar. Habitat is entrusted with the project.
The historic Chalai market is all set to get a total makeover similar to the S M Street in Kozhikode. The first phase which will cover the vegetable market, amenity centre and the main entrance will be completed in 4 months. Minister for Tourism, Cooperation and Devaswom Kadakampally Surendran laid the foundation for the redo project on Kerala Piravi Day. Led by architect G. Shankar, Habitat is executing the project in two phases.
Habitat is planning to expose the local technology alternatives to the students of Architecture and Civil Engineering by conducting 100 clinics across the state by 31st October, 2019. This 2 day hands-on-training programme at Habitat Bamboo Built and Design School, where over 20 students from across the state are participating, is just the beginning.
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Habitat Social Media is keen to open a conversation with two types of audiences. We listen to our clients - our direct beneficiaries who are looking forward to our green, sustainable, eco-friendly and cost-effective housing solutions. Meanwhile, we also use this space to interact with the rest of the world, on G Shankar’s green architecture solutions for academic and non-academic purposes. We choose to maintain the communication in bilingual way, Malayalam to connect better with our regional clients and English for the rest.