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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CNC Machine Types Advantages & Disadvantages

Since the 1990s, the building industry has been changing in many ways. Despite 2008 crisis and all the speculation that surrounded the growth,early 2000 saw a big boom in high rises and the market started looking up once again.Multi-storey buildings, both commercial and residential, have been springing up across the country ever since. During the …

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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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“Our Focus is on Good Quality and Happy Customers”

The history of city of city of Delhi has seen it being built, ransacked and then rebuilt a number of times. The city boasts of being equally modern as it is ancient with iconic modern landmarks dotting its landscape amidst the ancient historical ones. Looking at the modern architectural landmarks, one name that can be …

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Surface Finishes – exploring the third dimension

“The art is at one’s surface and symbol; those who go beneath the surface do so at their own peril” ~ Oscar Wilde Introduction Surface is seen, surface is perceived, and surface defines the aesthetic impression of the object. The aesthetic experience of a fenestration object is an interlinked and inseparable union of the sensory …

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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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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 prestigious neighbourhoods, this 650-foot ‘urban wrapper’ stands gracefully over …

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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 (MoMA) at 53 West 53rd Street, New York. Shimmering intricately woven silver, black and …

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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 repeated and is made more interesting with the use of …

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