Creative Curtain Walls: Systems & Designs

Façade is one of the most crucial parts of a building and adds a visual outlook as an effect on the...

Façade Fire Safety Objectives, Challenges, and Way Forward

In the last decade or so, rapid urbanisation has been witnessed throughout the world, thereby pushin...

Testing Methods for Better Acoustic Performance

Lightweight aluminium curtain walling have become the façade of choice across the globe, however, t...

Avoiding Façade Warranty Problems

The building envelope typically has a greater footprint than the actual building which it protects a...

Future Façades Advancements in Technology & Materials

Façades are the most important building element from both the users and the architect’s point of ...

Cedar Exterior Cladding
Shaping Glass Façades in Age of Parametric Design

Glass has been present for more than 5000 years on earth. Its earliest existence was noticed in Egyp...

The Closed Cavity Facade – A High Performance Building Skin

Numerous innovations have been seen in the last decades concerning new façade technologies. These w...

Structural Glass for Unique All-Glass Constructions

Minimalist, maximum transparency, large glass formats, amazing attention to detail – those are the...

Circadian Curtain Wall Geometry Inspired by Nature

HOK’s Circadian Curtain Wall concept draws on biophilic design to offer building occupants abundan...

Preventing Spread of Fire in Buildings

The possibility of a fire is a major concern when constructing a building. To protect those who inha...

Creating a Distinctive Identity through the Integration of Building Engineering Systems & Technologies with Architectural Design

Tell us about the advancement in facade design technologies and materials in the past 5 years? Ther...

“The Next-gen Facades Will Generate & Store Renewable Energy”

What are the advancements in facade technologies & façade materials in the past 5 years? Durin...

Membranes for Optimised Energy Performance of Façades

Energy performance and energy savings are at the center of the concerns of architects and operators....