Cutting Edge Façades and Cladding

Facades are perceived as an important element in a building because it showcases aesthetic and architectural elements in the building and controls technical performance of a building to an extent. Facades showcase importance of a building and architecture of any city. Over the period, the importance given to the facades has reached to such an …

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Cladding Materials – Innovative Facade Solution for Building Exteriors

Cladding of buildings is one of the most expressive, inspiring and complex aspects of building design. The basic function of an envelope or enclosure of a building or structure is to protect the covered or otherwise conditioned interior spaces from the surrounding environment. Cladding is the application of one material over another to provide skin …

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“We are committed to a More Focused Growth in the Façade Industry”

Zoher Chiniwala and Hussein Chiniwala With an exceptionally high experience of 39 years in the facade industry, Zoher Chiniwala (Chairman, Alfa Facade Systems Pvt. Ltd) has come a long way from a humble beginning to being one of the largest players in facade systems in India. A highly motivated and competent Team Leader with a …

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Build Green Live Green: Sustainable Solutions from KALCO

KALCO, a 22 year old company into the field of manufacturing aluminium product for architectural designing, is all about improving the health and well-being of individuals through green solutions. They are committed to developing, promoting and marketing energy efficient solutions through their aluminium architectural products for people across the globe. They address this challenge with …

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Façades, rising high for high-rises – Zak World of Façades Mumbai

Event Location : Zak World of Façades Mumbai, 11th April 2014 Façades, rising high for high-rises – Zak World of Façades Mumbai, 11th April 2014: Taking a cue from the current trend of tall buildings and building on the glory of enormous success of the previous editions, Zak World of Façades in its season two, …

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Fenesta Products Have Set the Standard

Anand Shriram Fenesta is one of the largest windows and doors company in India, specializing in the design, manufacture, installation and service of precision-engineered made-to-order uPVC window and door systems. It has installed more than a million windows and doors across nearly 150,000 homes. Empowered with knowledge of India’s acute conditions, Fenesta has designed uPVC …

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Bhoruka

On March 01, 2013, YKK Holding Asia Pte. Ltd. (member of YKK Group) had entered into a formal agreement with Bhoruka Aluminium Limited (“BAL”) for transfer of its aluminium extrusion business. This transaction was subsequently completed on 31st May 2013, pursuant to which the entire aluminium extrusion division of BAL along with all existing employees …

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“Our Focus is on Good Quality and Happy Customers”

The history of city of city of Delhi has seen it being built, ransacked and then rebuilt a number of times. The city boasts of being equally modern as it is ancient with iconic modern landmarks dotting its landscape amidst the ancient historical ones. Looking at the modern architectural landmarks, one name that can be …

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Surface Finishes – exploring the third dimension

“The art is at one’s surface and symbol; those who go beneath the surface do so at their own peril” ~ Oscar Wilde Introduction Surface is seen, surface is perceived, and surface defines the aesthetic impression of the object. The aesthetic experience of a fenestration object is an interlinked and inseparable union of the sensory …

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Terracotta – the exemplary façade material

Introduction: Terracotta is a glazed or unglazed ceramic resulting from the fired clay and has a porous body. It is being used in architecture since early 1800s when a church, designed by Sir Edmund Sharpe, was built almost exclusively of terracotta in Germany in 1824. It, in its unglazed form, eventually became fashionable as a …

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