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 the ex

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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 compa

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The Smart Façade Saurabh Agrawal’s Residence, Ahmedabad

A 20’ tall pivoted door (given name of “Giraffe” Door) in Burma Teak wood that opens effortlessly welcomes guests to the double heights space well lit by pergola covered skylight. 83’ long skylight throughout the residence binds all functions together like a spine. All public areas interconn

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Green Buildings: Thermal and Acoustic Environmental Requirements

Today, we have gone past the point where going ‘green’ was an option. It has now become an absolute necessity. The concept of green building design relies on minimising the demand of non-renewable resources and optimising the use of natural resources as far as 70 per cent. As a nature green buil

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Techlam: Large Porcelien Tiles from CMC

Vikas Kesarkar Vice Resident Marketing Techlam, the large porcelain cladding tiles, is introduced in Indian Market by Classic Marble Company (CMC). One of the premium stone companies, CMC has announced the launch of a new collection of GenNex engineered marble under its flagship brand Kalingastone.

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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 applic

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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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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

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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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“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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