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The front of a building; what one sees from the street. Sometimes a building is constructed of metal, but the facade is brick or some other attractive treatment. Zoning regulations, subdivision restrictions,and historic district requirements may specify particular building facades.

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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 26, 2019-: Facade Market Size Is Rising Tremendously Due To Growing Infrastructure Development in Construction And Architecture Industries Till 2025 | Million Insights
"This will work partly through direct project wins of the facade team, but also [from other] group projects, considering that Ramboll is a large organisation with more than 15,000 employees," he continued.
Also finding its way into commercial facades is the composite profile for carrying glazed elements both in terms of windows and curtain wall facades.
Syed Zakir Ahmed, chairman and managing director of Zak conference, said: "We look forward to bringing together architects, facade consultants, main contractors, developers and specifiers from the Middle East, to the region's premier conference on facade design and engineering.
He report also offers details on some of the city's least-loved structures: the "sidewalk sheds" that are put up in front of buildings that have facade defects, facade maintenance projects, or where there is an ongoing construction project.
Abdulmajid Karanouh is head of Innovation Design, Facades & Sustainability at Ramboll, a multi-discipline, multinational provider of engineering and consultancy services including facade engineering across different industry verticals.
Windows, Doors and Facades Event, organised by dmg events Middle East, Asia and Africa, the organiser of The Big 5, has been created to meet the growing demands of the GCC's $10 billion market, amid rising building construction activities in the Middle East.
“Far from being purely aesthetic, facades are increasingly used to support sustainable, energy-efficient design and improve worker productivity by regulating the entire building environment,” said Ettouney.
For example, for one facade measuring about 70-meters long, the lighting effect is created by seven gobo-projectors, each one mounting one 1200-W metal halide bulb and a glass slide (gobo) reproducing the light effect imagined.
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.
Focusing on facades that utilize daylighting, sun control, ventilation systems, and dynamic systems, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) conducted a review of high-performance facades to better understand their capabilities and limitations.