The Metallic Look

The Metallic Look

The most common material options for metal cladding are galvanized steel, aluminium, stainless steel, zinc, copper, titanium, etc, each of which have their own strengths and weaknesses; the choice of material will be influenced by the desired aesthetics
The Fabric Wave

The Fabric Wave

A wave pattern façade was planned to camouflage the existing facade and raise the design quotient. The design team played with tensile fabric to achieve the flexibility and fluidity, which also creates a barrier from the west side sun, directly hitting the façade
Solid Aluminum: A Clear Winner in High Rise Buildings

Solid Aluminum: A Clear Winner in High Rise Buildings

Solid aluminum is the material for future facades; its versatility, economics and fire compliant properties make it a clear choice for sustainable façade design, creating long-term value for the building. It is also being successfully used as a material for ventilated
 Forensic Analysis of Fire-Resistant Facades

Forensic Analysis of Fire-Resistant Facades

Fire safety of a building façade hinges on the material used for the façade and the fixing structure integrity during fire; however, almost 99% of the time we select a façade material by looking at the samples and its technical datasheet; but we fail to analyze the whole
Kingspan Dri-Design Impresses

Kingspan Dri-Design Impresses

Designed by Brian Dunlop Architects, Kilkenny Cinema in Ireland is the new landmark building in the heart of Kilkenny, made outstanding with the distinctive Kingspan Dri-Design Shadow Rainscreen Façade System
Where Quality Meets Vision

Where Quality Meets Vision

Ahmedabad-based PSP Projects Ltd is one of India’s fastest growing multi-disciplinary construction company, offering a diversified range of construction and allied EPC services across industrial, institutional, government, and residential projects
Solid Surface Complete Design Freedom

Solid Surface Complete Design Freedom

From the robust stone face on buildings that project the strength and secure nature of the organizations that inhabited them, to the glass fronts which essentially promote transparency and the approachable attitude of the corporate world
GFRC: The Wonder Material for Exteriors

GFRC: The Wonder Material for Exteriors

Façade Consultant Ar. Harish Gupta, Habitat-n-Skins and Ar Chintan Shukla, Design Head at GVK, discuss the design concept of T2 terminal at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) and the innovative and beautiful application of GFRC
Maheshwari Architects Influencing Design

Maheshwari Architects Influencing Design

The distinctive profile of new Unimark Asian’s B+G+17 headquarter office in the CBD area in Kolkata is derived from incorporating triple height external terraces in a dynamic way by stacking five glass boxes to complete the structure. The core is placed
Morphlab: Designing Responsibly

Morphlab: Designing Responsibly

The raw textures of concrete and wood help the building blend into the urban fabric as if emerging from the natural landscape. Covering the flanks of the building are undulating wooden panels that aid in reducing solar gains across the surface, thereby reducing
Pentaspace Design Studio Thinking Ahead

Pentaspace Design Studio Thinking Ahead

With more and more structures becoming high rise in the country; use of faster and efficient technology for designing and constructing the façade which would require minimum maintenance, enable speedy construction with less labour-intensive methods, are the way forward
Avinash Khosla and Associates Environmentally Progressive

Avinash Khosla and Associates Environmentally Progressive

The external facade of the building uses a combination of reflective glass, grit texture and ACP cladding in horizontal and vertical elements to bring out the bold massing of the structure. Combination of the granite steps leading to the podium and the light smooth
Kembhavi: Creating a Lighting Spectacle

Kembhavi: Creating a Lighting Spectacle

Designed by Kembhavi Architecture Foundation, the 60m high Vertica, with its stunning pinnacle design, understated straight-line design and elegant linear guise, inspired by the neighbouring heritage site - Thousand Lights Mosque - has glazed crowns, color changing LEDs
DFI: Making a Paradigm Shift

DFI: Making a Paradigm Shift

Gulf Adiba in Gurgaon is a proposed IT/ ITES office designed by Design Forum International (DFI) on a 4,000 sqm industrial plot within a dense office complex. The lack of a site context with no significant views determined the design development as a distinctive
Mixed Folios: Amalgamating the Old with the New

Mixed Folios: Amalgamating the Old with the New

The National Bal Bhavan in New Delhi is a modest sports centre, amalgamating the grace of the yesteryears with a contemporary finesse. Originally built and inaugurated by the late prime minister Pt. Jawarhar Lal Nehru in 1956, the structure is a witness

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