Delhi-based architect and urban planner Anil Laul, known for his low-cost technologies, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2016. He was 71. He was a member and adviser of several bodies including INTACH, the Delhi Urban Arts Commission and HUDCO. Laul also co-authored many housing policies in the country. Two decades ago Ar. Anil Laul started a private entrepreneur Building Centre at Anangpur village in Haryana in 1991. The Anangpur Building was started to cater to the needs of the common man as well as promote the use of cost-effective technology in the higher income sector. Having designed and built several demonstration projects in the slum areas of Delhi under the Nizamuddin Building Center this outfit promotes appropriate and cost effective technologies.