Engineered Doors and Windows

Wood has been the preferred material for making doors and windows of the houses. But in the last few years wood windows have lost their charm because of numerous problems like jamming, warping, not being weather proof,prone to termites, fungus and decay, etc.,due to the ordinary design, manufacturin

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uPVC Doors & Windows: Current & Evolving Market Scenario

Windows and doors play an important role in design aesthetics and energy performance of buildings, be it commercial, institutional or residential. They provide physical and visual connection between the inside and outside and enhance the overall appeal of the building. Rising demand for well-desi

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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 alum

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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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SOM Creates a Crystal Tower at NY City

American architects SOM have designed a tower in New York City for the crystal manufacturer. 'Baccarat’. The building for the well-known brand embodies the elegance and artistry of the 250-year old company, renowned for their product and distinctive packaging. Located in one of the city's most pre

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53W53 Features Black and Gold Metallic Façade by Jean Nouvel

Hines, the international real estate firm, together with development partners Goldman Sachs Investment Group and Singapore-based Pontiac Land Group, announced the grand opening of the sales gallery for 53W53, the gracefully tapered, 1,050-foot-high condominium tower adjacent to The Museum of Modern

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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

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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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Panel Discussion on Fire Safety in Façades

The panel discussion on the New Mumbai Fire Brigade Regulations on Glass Façades focused on the following aspects: Architectural considerations while designing fire safe façades; Perimeter protection - preventing the spread of smoke from floor to floor; and Cladding - the problematic zone. The pan

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