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 wisd

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Healthy Buildings Part II – Role of effective fenestration in enhancing the Indoor Air Quality

As discussed in the last issue of the Window and Façade Magazine, on average, we spend about 90 percent of our time indoors, thus it’s imperative that we have an indoor environment which is conducive to general well being of the occupants. There are a number of factors that influence the indoor e

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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 in

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