Durian HPL Panels at DPS International, Gurgaon Signature Facade

By February 23 , 2017
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THE CLIENT : DPS INTERNATIONAL-EDGE a premier educational institution in Gurgaon having a sprawling campus with best of educational facilities, sports facilities ( swimming , basket ball , football etc) and performing arts. The institution provides excellent opportunities to children for their holistic development and preparing global citizens of tomorrow.

THE VISION : The vision everyone had right from beginning was to create a feature wall which conveys the brand, the sport and the energy associated with DPS brand and the sports. The DURIAN Exterior Grade HPL panels were used in such a way so as to complement and enhance the aesthetics , visibility and magnitude of the swimming pool.

THE TEAM : The Team headed by Col. Sehgal and his commendable next in command Mr. Vinay Yadav gave direction and support to the team of designers, CNC cutting team and installation teams. Team Durian was a trusted pillar of support throughout the execution of the project.

EXTERIOR APPLICATION : HPL panels of 8mm were used in CNC cut areas and 6mm panels were used in rest of the area. Multiple samples were cut for CNC cutting & routing to create desired impact of the LOGO and the waves. Multiple fixing detail options were planned on the initial stages to create the right impact. The routed and through and through cut portions created beautiful impact under the lights. Care was taken that NO aluminum sections were visible through the cut sections of the sheet. Incorporation of LED lights with the panels was a bit of a challenge so as to create right impact.

PROJECT DETAILS :

  1. DURIAN Exterior Grade HPL panel of PINE shade were used in the project.
  2. 8 mm HPL panels were used for CNC cut areas to maintain strength of sheet even after cutting.
  3. 6 mm HPL panels were used for rest of the areas.
  4. Complete site was installed on aluminum sections and rivets.
  5. Each panel was designed and installed in such a way that minimum wastage of panel was incurred.
  6. No aluminum sections were visible on the cut areas of the panel.
  7. Both routing and through & through cutting was done on the same panels.
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THE SIGNATURE WALL SUMMARY : A wonderful team effort created an 84 Feet SIGNATURE WALL at an Olympic size swimming pool which when lit bright at night brightens up the spirits of every individual standing in the vicinity.

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