A Breathing Entity

A Breathing Entity

The building offers pause from the typical hermetically sealed glass-boxes. Key to these forms of adaptation is the relationship of the building to its environment and the contextual forces that shape the form development and its
Fire & Safety Audit of Facades

Fire & Safety Audit of Facades

It's seen from many building fires that the spread of fire is spontaneous if facades have combustible materials or the building design has inherent flaws. So, it is important to ensure that every material that goes into a façade must comply with the
rat[LAB] Studio Presents Advanced Façade Design

rat[LAB] Studio Presents Advanced Façade Design

Parametric and Algorithmic Design Techniques can help develop smarter facades that can perform a multitude of tasks in an optimized way, in fact, parametric design opens up vast possibilities of controlling performance-based factors right from the early design
Audit & Forensics

Audit & Forensics

Façade is a dynamic industry where there is continuous learning and innovation, with a fair amount of experimentation that happens at most project sites. Sometimes, things do not work out due to lack of data or experience on the performance of
Instant Wall Cladding by Insta Build

Instant Wall Cladding by Insta Build

Insta Build, a new entrant in the interior design space, is offering a new product from Korea called 3D Foam Wall Cladding, under the brand name Insta Walls. The claddings come with a self-adhesive; simply remove the
PMC For Facades

PMC For Facades

The most striking attribute of a modern high-rise building is its appearance – the first visible contact being its façade. But what happens if the façade is not implemented in a proper manner, or it becomes dull and starts showing signs of
CMC Introduces Translucent Stones

CMC Introduces Translucent Stones

Classic Marble Company (CMC) has introduced six new luminous products in its latest collection of translucent stones – Stone & Luce. Launched under the company’s popular brand KalingaStone engineered marble, the mosaic inspired collection with
Wood's Timeless Appeal

Wood's Timeless Appeal

Despite an influx of new materials for facades, wood continues to find a major number of takers in the premium class of buildings. Why is wood still coveted as a façade material? According to Parul Mittal, Director, Greenlam Industries, wood has long been a building
First Impression

First Impression

From eliminating use of silicon sealants in ACP façade construction, to using media façade system to make buildings communicate, creating a façade to cleverly convey a building's intent and trade, or referencing a university's engineering activities within
Architects SHAU Design a Façade by upcycling 2000 Icecream Buckets

Architects SHAU Design a Façade by upcycling 2000 Icecream Buckets

SHAU, a multi-awarded rising architecture practice, started a mission: to rekindle interest in books by offering a designed place for reading, paired with multiple community activities. In 2012, the '100 Microlibraries'program was initiated to make learning attractive and
Beyond Good Looks

Beyond Good Looks

Going beyond eye-catching exteriors, facades are being designed for transparency, sustainability, thermal insulation, protection against high winds, and even climate-responsiveness. Facade design in architecture has established its significance as one of the primary design
EControl Dimmable Glass

IMBA in Vienna renovates for improved energy usage with EControl dimmable glass

The dimmable solar control glass from EControl-Glas (Plauen, Germany) provides shading without stopping all the daylight from entering the building. And with solar factors below 10%, it also effectively protects against overheating in summer. It is equally suitable
Smart Envelope

The Smart Envelope

With India's extreme temperature, the choice of façade material is as important as the architectural design. Besides enhancing the urban image, facades play a big role in maintaining the environment both inside and outside of the structure. While traditional
Building Envelopes Embracing Design Technology

Building Envelopes Embracing Design Technology

Visual mosaics of building envelopes form skylines and aerial frames of our cities today. Conceived in varying scales, shimmers and ages, to envelope a building is to add visual identity, character and expression of architecture to the context, and the city at large
Sustainable Facade Wooden Wall

Sustainable Façade- Materials Lead to Green Buildings

When it comes to the façade of a building, however grand or humble, builders as well as end users mostly realize that it's no more about just the looks. A killer look or an awe inspiring design must be augmented by functionality – energy efficiency, insulation capability

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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

Lifting & Specialized Transport

Lifting & Specialized Transport
II&TW

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week

Indian Infrastructure & Tenders Week