Cladding Systems: Smart Choices

Chandra Shekar Senior Manager – Application Engineering and IT FunderMax India Private Limited Chandra Shekar is Senior Manager – Application Engineering and IT at FunderMax India Private Limited and has been associated with FunderMax since last eight years. He is a Mechanical Engineer by

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Michael Schumacher World Tower Gurgaon, India

The Michael Schumacher World Champion Tower, Gurgaon was designed with racing, and more particularly Formula 1 as a strong inspiration and influence. The overall building form was designed with the aerodynamic curves and cutting edge features of a racing car, wrapped in a 3-dimensional metallic ‘r

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Facade Designs & Materials are Constantly Changing & Evolving

WFM: Please give us a brief introduction of your fim and few of your recently completed important projects? Jonas Upton-Hansen: UHA is an international architecture and design studio based in London. The firm was founded in 2011 with an initial focus on luxury residential projects in London and grew

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Perimeter Protection is Mandatory

It was February 12, 2005, when an electrical fault on the 21st floor of the Windsor building in Madrid started a small fie. The building was unoccupied and the fie was undetected for quite some time before the city’s fie officials were notified. By the time they arrived, the magnificent 32-story s

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Engineered Doors and Windows

Wood has been the preferred material for making doors and windows of the houses. But in the last few years wood windows have lost their charm because of numerous problems like jamming, warping, not being weather proof,prone to termites, fungus and decay, etc.,due to the ordinary design, manufacturin

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Cornell is Building the World’s Tallest Passive-House Building on Roosevelt Island

The world’s largest and tallest high-rise building built to Passive House standards is coming to Roosevelt Island. Commissioned by Cornell University for their new Cornell Tech Campus, the sustainability-focused residential tower designed by Handel Architects will be a model of energy efficie

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China’s Leading Window, Door & Facade Industry Trade Show

Organized by Citiexpo, the first sourcing event for window profile manufacturers, door and facade products in China, Windoor Expo will take place March 8-10 at the Poly World Trade Centre in Guangzhou, China. The expo has been dedicated to bringing new business to and creating new partnerships in th

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ASTM Standards Aim to Help with Building Facade Inspections, Including Drone Use

A newly published ASTM International guide provides standard notation, syntax and symbols for facade inspections while a second guide has been proposed to standardize how drones are used for facade inspections. (ASTM International is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of vo

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Propagating Awareness on Cutting Edge Technology

Welcoming, pragmatic and informative discussions in a conference sends a positive message to potential customers and draws them into business. That is exactly what is seen in the third session (13th edition) of ZAK World of Facades held at New Delhi on 4th September in the Hyatt Regency Hotel. ZA

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Dip-Tech Releases Energy Saving Assessment Tool for Digitally Printed Glass

Dip-Tech announced the release of Dip-Energy printed glass performance calculator, its new energy saving assessment tool that quickly evaluates the energy performance of Dip-Tech printed glass. With Dip-Energy, architects, glass processors and glazing consultants can easily measure the impact that

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