Tag: facade

Designing smart building envelopes translate in to both tangible and intangible benefits. The tangible benefits can be – reduction in consumption of building materials, energy and operation and maintenance costs.... Read More

A façade is the first barrier that has to perform for all the weather cycles, leakages (air & water), withstand the dead load, wind load (positive & negative), wind pressures... Read More

The construction industry is on the cusp of a new age, with the advent of fresh and innovative technologies that are revamping the sector. Companies today have adapted to this... Read More

The Indian fenestration industry has undergone many changes in terms of engineering and material usage over the years. Wood windows have been in use since the birth of the building... Read More

The potential reasons for fire to start are numerous. However, fire needs three elements to start, and a chain reaction to keep it going – heat, oxygen, and fuel. In... Read More

Structural analysis of laminated glass has evolved significantly in recent years. However, it still remains to be a debatable subject among most façade designers and structural engineers in India. With... Read More

The debate is endless and discussion can go on and on. We can include various other criteria as well. But, after discussion and pondering over the above set of Criteria,... Read More

Global market for Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) is projected to grow from a current low of US$5B to a high of US$26B by 2022. This represents an exponential growth of 27... Read More

Buildings are capable of producing up to 33% of carbon emissions, because of which architects are striving towards designing smart façades that are energy efficient. A façade is like a... Read More

Façades are the exterior layer of an edifice that creates the first impression and connect its external and internal environment. Therefore, the appropriate lighting of the façade can enhance its... Read More