Explain Wall Cladding and its types?

Wall Cladding is the application of one material over the wall for aesthetic purpose. Once the wall is clad it will appear that the wall is made up of some other material than it actually is. The main purpose of cladding is to accent a particular design feature and add an element of style to …

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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 given to the facades has reached to such an …

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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 application of one material over another to provide skin …

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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 competent Team Leader with a …

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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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Indian facade industry’s power show at Chennai

Event Location : Zak World of Façades held on the 14th of June at Taj Coromandel in Chennai The 5th Zak World Of Facades completes successfully in Chennai with a turnout of 320 delegates. The key highlight was the launch of the Indian Façade & Fenestration Association (IFFA) and Qualindal. The building façade plays a …

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Quality Checks for Building Façade

Introduction The word Quality is overused to an extent that it has become a cliché. Most of what we see around us is claimed to be of ‘good’ quality or of ‘high’ standards. This article relates the author’s perspective on how quality can be defined in Building & Construction focusing on Façade & Fenestration Elements. …

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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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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, Bangalore on 19th June …

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New Fire Resistant Panels to Cut Fire Incidents

Use of flammable aluminium composite facade panels has been cited as the reason for the fires in buildings. -Photo used for illustrative purposes. Due to the growing safety concerns regarding fire incidents, especially building facade blazes across the country, aluminium cladding and supplies company Alubond USA has launched its highest grade of A2 fire resistant …

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