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

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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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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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Deciding on Code for Fire Safety in Buildings

Event Location : Zak World of Facades at ITC Maratha, Mumbai on 10th April 2015. After many successful and highly motivating events all over India, another exclusive Forum on Façade Design & Engineering was held as a part of Zak World of Facades at ITC Maratha, Mumbai on 10th April 2015. The fo

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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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