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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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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Evolving Trends in Facade Design

Facade Access system plays a very important role in keeping the facade timeless. A lot of architects and designers are experimenting with symbolising forms and complex patterns while designing facades. The overall facade pattern appears complex from a distance but is actually a simple module repeate

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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 i

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Acoustics in the Built Environment Horizontal Treatment of the Slab Edge in Curtain Wall Buildings

Mike Carrick AMIOA, SIDERISE Technical Officer - Construction Acoustics, SIDERISE Mike Carrick AMIOA Introduction Acoustics is an area of design that is often neglected and equally often approached as some form of ‘black art’. We rarely describe architecture in terms of sound. It is as if this

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Armed with Ultimate Interior and Architecture Expertise – Sonali Bhagwati

Sohrab S. Dalal An outstanding visionary of the future of modern architecture in India, Sohrab S. Dalal’s architectural practice is an exemplary canon of cutting edge design with an interwoven element of the environment. Equipped with a degree in Architecture from C.E.P.T., Ahmedabad, Sohrab ma

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Pune's building elite come together for a tryst with fenestration

20th September, Pune : After the 1st highly successful edition in Bangalore, Zak – World of Windows conference moved to Pune and rendered another success story where close to 250 delegates from architect, developer, window contractor fraternity attended and witnessed the enlightening presentation

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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

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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,

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