Acoustic Design of Facades

Acoustic Design of Facades

One of the main difficulties in designing low energy, modern buildings is the prevention of noise break-in from the many noisy sources such as motorways, dual carriageways, trains, aeroplanes and city noise. The acoustic design of the facade becomes fundamental; and the ability
Glamour & Creativity

Glamour & Creativity

Glamour & Creativity MVRDV completes second Bvlgari façade at flagship store in Bangkok. Located in the IconSiam department store – one of the largest malls in Asia – the project is the second in a series of façades designed by MVRDV for the luxury brand. MVRDV was tasked with rethinking
City Homes With Dynamic Elevations

City Homes With Dynamic Elevations

Vivek Gupta, CMD & Ritu Gupta, Director, of Delhi-based architectural firm Pramod Group share trends in façade design, materials, lighting, and eye-catching features. The latest trends in contemporary building facades veer towards a bold and stylish look combining
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

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MGS Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture

Modern Green Structures & Architecture
NBM&CW

New Building Material & Construction World

New Building Material & Construction World
L&ST

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Lifting & Specialized Transport
II&TW

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week

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