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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Smart Facades
Responsive Designs for Optimal Day Lighting & Energy Conservation

Façade & Fenestration is often considered the biggest hurdle in achieving higher levels of energy efficiency in buildings. Buildings have evolved from being predominantly passive systems to having high levels of internal control due to addition of man-made materials. With increase in artificial lighting in buildings in the 20th century, the size of fenestrations reduced …

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Facade Design & Technology for Fire Safety in Buildings

Innovative facade design has improved greatly in the recent past. However, facade design does not cater for active fie protection except for the recent inclusion of the automatic smoke vent for all glass buildings. Appropriate testing of facade materials and the fie stopping systems are critical to ensure adequate performance of the façade system of …

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“aluplast is Bringing Technology Ahead”

Tell us about Aluplast and your business in India Aluplast India Aluplast is a family owned business and the brand is already in the market for more than 30 years. We are global players with sales offices and plants all over the world. Aluplast manufactures highly innovative uPVC doors and window systems, which are well-known …

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“Our Customer’s Faith is Our Strength”

Mario Schmidt, Director, Lingel Windows and Doors Technologies Pvt. Ltd. India has taken a leap in fenestration product technology. Use of alternate materials such as UPVC and aluminium instead of traditional wood not only furthers green initiatives but reduces costs in the long run. Lingel, a German based veteran and one of the leading manufacturers …

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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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FAÇADE LIGHTING – An artistic edge to the building architecure

In architecture, the facade of a building is often the most important aspect from a design standpoint, as it sets the tone for the rest of the building. From the engineering perspective of a building, the facade is also of great importance due to its impact on energy efficiency and functionality of the building. Internationally, …

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Energy Considerations in Rear Ventilated Façades

With the advent of Global Warming, energy efficiency and conservation have become paramount factors when designing a building. A typical building contributes to 40 percent of the total power consumption today. As an interface between indoors and outdoors, the façade plays a significant role in the definition of a building’s energy efficiency. By employing a …

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What are the types of Structural Glazing?

Structural Glazing forms a very important part of façade design. Over the years structural glazing has evolved and it has been a very challenging to find good structural glazing solutions. The different types of structural glazing systems are Four Sided Framed Glazing: In four sided framed glazing a frame is fabricated on all four sides …

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Cultivating Citified Façades

Coming full circle to where it started from, Zak World of Façades returned to Bangalore in its third season with an all new emphasis on the façades for high-rise cluster housing owing to a spurt in the residential demands of the cosmopolitan. The one day conference held at Ritz Carlton Hotel, Bangalore on 19th June …

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