Facades of the Future Samskruti

Hoysala Boutique Apartments, Bangalore Project by Archinova_Environs Panaji, Goa. About the architect: Poonam Verma Mascarenhas is an architect, a conservationist and an environ-activist, with a keen interest in traditional architecture. She is engaged in unravelling and reviving the inherent wisdom of traditional building technology as she believes traditional buildings offer a generically green option. Her …

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A STATIC-DYNAMIC SKIN – Karle Town Centre

Project by Merge Studio, New York Led by Varun Kohli, Principal at Merge Studio, the team has created a rigorous process of such integration process whereenvironmental analysis, financial feasibility and other parameters are assessed in tandem with thedesign process, thus allowing them to solve for varying problems and often creating opportunitiesfrom initially perceived constraints. For …

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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. ZAK World of Facades, India’s largest …

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Cladding Systems: Smart Choices

Facade Cladding, while essentially being the skin of the building, should not merely accentuate the aesthetics but also serve as a shield from extremes of weather and external environment. This protective layer, while being functional, should also permit the building to breathe while defining its significance and character. Facade Cladding industry, today, is undergoing many …

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Market Situation And Technical Advantages Of uPVC Windows

Dr. Shreekant Diwan To take the debate to a next level, WFM interacted with the masters of materials in their respective fields and got an insight on two different levels. One a master in the primary material and the other knight of knowledge in his own might. One an epitome of wisdom representing the largest …

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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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CNC Machine Types Advantages & Disadvantages

Since the 1990s, the building industry has been changing in many ways. Despite 2008 crisis and all the speculation that surrounded the growth,early 2000 saw a big boom in high rises and the market started looking up once again.Multi-storey buildings, both commercial and residential, have been springing up across the country ever since. During the …

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