Emirates Glass and Emirates Insolaire also generated a lot of interest and enquiries as part of its participation in the summit, which brought together top government officials and major companies in the region, specifically dealing in facade
engineering, architecture and consultancy.
Abdulmajid Karanouh, director of facade
design and engineering at Ramboll Middle East, argues that the industry still lags behind other parts of the world in terms of establishing fully sustainable solutions.
Felix provides a specialized skill set with glass and materials that greatly benefits our west coast clients," said Matt Williams, Americas facade
The work to replace the facade
has been ongoing, and, although the progress is not visible yet, a lot has been done.
He has been involved in the facade
restoration and repairs for such high profile projects as George Washington University's Thurston Hall in Washington, DC; the MIT Building 18 restoration in Cambridge, MA; and Worldwide Plaza, 11 Waverly Place and the Guardian Life Building in Manhattan.
helped originate and organize the Metals in Construction magazine 2013 Facades
Conference, “Dynamic Facades
: Architecture's New Frontier.
Changing the gobo with a new design provides a new image of the facade
for different events.
industry has seen some iconic structures being built including the International Convention Centre in Pune, the soon-to-be-opened Park Hyatt Hyderabad and the stunning structure of Mukesh Ambani's billion-dollar residence.
This predisposition of face and facade
to act--as revealed by etymology--may come as a surprise: the face--unlike arms, legs or brain--is not (maybe with the exception of lips) fashioned to perform actions, while facade
is, by its very nature, a stable and static object.
But if you are going to complete buildings with sustainable performances, you need to understand and appreciate the environmental performances of a building's facade
in advance, before you design, construct and erect and thereafter go through a series of verification exercises which check the "as built" performance.
The decommissioned hospital, replaced by the new Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, has been a well-loved part of the city for decades and city folk are keen to save the facade
being razed to make way for homes.
Summary: ABU DHABI - Masdar announced it is partnering with Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, one of the world's leading research institutions, to build a facade
test centre within Masdar City, the world's first low carbon, low energy city based in Abu Dhabi.
Ruukki is the first company to have developed a photovoltaic system that has been fully integrated into a facade
to convert sun rays into energy.
Combined with a third pedestrian route along the north facade
, these paths enable the building to relate to the existing art building and museum across the street and to play a key role in linking the main campus to the east with student residences further west.
of the cathedral is the focus of four essays.