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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Can Building Skin Contribute to Earthquake Resistance?

Ruchika Lall (senior architect at Design Plus), Arun K Bij (Principal Architect of Design Plus), Tarun Khamesra (Directors, Specialities Aluminium Grills Private Limited) Aluminium Grills Private Limited) Design Plus hosted a conversation specific to facades, their performance and resistance during earthquakes. Ruchika Lall, a senior architect at Design Plus, was the moderator. The participants included …

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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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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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Innovative Products from EURADIF

French decorative insert door panels designer and market leader EURADIF unveiled many innovative products in the market. EURADIF has developed France’s extensive line of decorative panels for PVC and Aluminium main doors for the past 20 years. Insert Door Panels for uPVC Doors EURADIF’s insert door panels for main doors which are easy to set …

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Indian facade industry’s power show at Chennai

Event Location : Zak World of Façades held on the 14th of June at Taj Coromandel in Chennai The 5th Zak World Of Facades completes successfully in Chennai with a turnout of 320 delegates. The key highlight was the launch of the Indian Façade & Fenestration Association (IFFA) and Qualindal. The building façade plays a …

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“It is Important to Deliver the Right Product at the Right Time”

With a principal focus on constantly evolving products of high quality and lasting value, the strategic division of Sobha Group by the name of Sobha Glass and Metal Works has successfully executed a plethora of projects for various prestigious organisations. Since its inception in 2001 as a backward integration exercise by Sobha Group, Mr. PV …

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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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