Tag Archives: Building facade design

Coloring architectural facades using different materials

Coloring architectural facades using different materials, You may come across a kindergarten, school or entertainment center project, with a touch of cheerful color on the facade, but these colors are not using paints There are many options and basic materials available which seem economical as well, after painting, paint has come forward recently with new […]

Rebar… its types and grades

Rebar… its types and grades, Rebar or steel reinforcing bars are used to improve the tensile strength of concrete, as concrete is very weak in tensile, but strong in compressive. Steel is used only as rebar, because the elongation of steel due to high temperatures, (the coefficient of thermal expansion), is approximately equal to that […]

The differences between the different wood panels used in construction

The differences between the different wood panels used in construction, Wood has been gaining increasing attention in the construction industry for a few years now, although concerns have been raised about the sustainability and carbon footprint of buildings, new construction methods and innovative possibilities in the use of wood have developed rapidly.     The […]

Adaptive Reuse Projects by Famous Architects

Adaptive Reuse Projects by Famous Architects, In the field of architecture and urban planning, continuing interests are the responsible use and consumption of natural resources and the impacts of the construction industry. Concepts such as clean panels, mass demolition and the construction of new structures appeared on a large scale. Nowadays there seems to be […]

Use of glass for fire protection

Use of glass for fire protection, Glass is usually marked as the weakest part of a building, but this is not always true, with technological advancements and continuous industry innovations, glass has been created that can protect the building from fire. This type of glass allows natural light to enter the environment, and other than […]

Grafton Architects wins 2021 RIBA Stirling Award

Grafton Architects wins 2021 RIBA Stirling Award, The prestigious 2021 RIBA Stirling Award has been awarded to Grafton Architects, after designing a townhouse project at Kingston University in London, and the studio has previously won the Pritzker Prize for Architecture. The 2021 RIBA Stirling Prize is the Royal Institute of British Architects’ award, given to […]

The use of high-tech aluminum roofs in the design of facades

The use of high-tech aluminum roofs in the design of facades, It is the design of the facade that determines the architectural identity of the building. In addition to being a barrier against various weather conditions, and for light penetration, it also defines the exterior of the building. A facade can make a building stand […]

The design of the facade of the performing arts center with triangular wooden surfaces

The design of the facade of the performing arts center with triangular wooden surfaces, Turkish architecture firm Uygur Architects has completed the design of a performing arts center within the campus of TED College, Incek, Ankara. The multi-purpose building, with an area of ​​9,405 square metres, has been dubbed the Performing Arts Centre. It is […]