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Library Block, Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow

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The proposed building for the Library Block of reputed state government technical university named Abdul Kalam Technical University (formerly Gautam Buddh Technical University) at Jankipuram, Lucknow, showcases an amazing multi-coloured and bright façade. The façade of the building is designed by Ar. Ritu Gulati and Ar. Vandana Sehgal. The building is located at the outskirts of Lucknow city in very calm locality. The project is one of its kind and will prove to be a milestone in the city’s architecture.

Details of material used in the project are provided below:

 Aluminium Composite Panel sheet
Details of Aluminium Composite Panel sheet


 Double Glazed Unit panel
Details of Double Glazed Unit panel

Glass Details: The glass used in the project is security glass with coloured film pasted between glass sheets. Detailed description is given below: 6mm Clear Tempered Glass + 0.38mm Coloured PVB + 0.38mm Clear PVB + 0.38mm Coloured PVB + 0.38mm Clear PVB +6mm Clear Tempered Glass + 12mm air gap+ 6mm Clear Tempered Glass.

This type of glass is specially designed to control the insulation and energy conservation of the building.

Solar Glass : Solar Glass is a foray into the fastemerging solar glass segment in India. Given today’s situation of diminishing fossil fuels and increasing dependence on renewable power generation, the new Solar Glass represents an opportunity to pursue sustainability measures. With the National Solar Mission (NSM) in place and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) pushing for widespread adoption of solar power by incentivizing private investments, the solar energy segment is projected to grow at an accelerated pace.

Front elevation side glasses-Model
Front elevation side glasses-Model
Rear side colour scheme-Model
Rear side colour scheme-Model

Laminated Glass : A range of laminated glass with specialised PVB interlayers to provide high level of intrusion resistance from burglar attacks.

Benefits :

  • Eliminates the need grills or shutters.
  • It gives the ability to see more without compromising on safety.

ACP details : The Material & Resources (MR) section in the LEED Rating Systems is to promote the use of environment friendly materials that is sourced from sustainable sources and are recycled. It also focuses on implementing proper construction waste management with storage, collection and reuse of recyclables and construction form work and waste.
Laminated Glass


Project : Library block, Abdul Kalam Technical University
Location : Jankipuram, Lucknow, U.P.
Client : UPRNN.
Architect : Ar. Vandana Sehgal & Ar. Ritu Gulati.
Materials Used for Facade & Fenestration : Laminated Double Glazed Glass with security multi-colour film-make AIS,
Single Glazed Glass – make AIS, ACP Cladding – make Aludecor,Aluminium profiles – make Jindal.
Commencement Date : November 2016
Completion Date : March 2017
Area : Single Glazed Glazing -1500 Sq m, Double Glazed Glazing-1350Sq m, ACP Cladding -1450Sq m.

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