New-Age Hardware for Facade & Fenestration Systems

With the entry of international systems, equipment and hardware firms, the Indian architectural hardware for façade and fenestration has also evolved over the years. Technology and its use have increased many folds giving precision to products with quality and sustenance. Along with the use of tech

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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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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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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 applic

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“OUR STRENGTHS ARE OUR PEOPLE AND COMMITMENT TO WORK”

Rajeev Shamlal, Arjun Shamlal and Rishi Shamlal, Partners, Consolidated Engineering Company (CEC) Established in 1964, Consolidated Engineering Company (CEC) has grown from a small scale manufacturer of aluminium hardware to one of the largest players in Façade Systems in India. It had been s

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WFM Interview with Managing Director of RSP Design Consultants

Ar. Arunjot Singh Bhalla Managing Director RSP Design Consultants (India) Pvt. Ltd. Arunjot Singh Bhalla is a graduate of Chandigarh College of Architecture and a Post graduate in ‘Architecture & Urbanism’ from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. In his extensive 27 years experi

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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

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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 si

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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, Bang

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