Building Envelopes: Serving Purpose Beyond Aesthetics | ACE Update | Architecture & Design Series
A building envelope sits between the conditioned “inside” and unconditioned “outside” environments of a building. Since India has a tropical climate, heating or cooling is required throughout the year to make the indoor environment comfortable. A building envelope consists of the foundation, wall assembly, roofing system, glazing, doors, and any other penetrations. In order for the building envelope to function properly, these elements must be connected and compatible.
On this note, Ace Update conducted an online interaction on 22nd November 2022 on “Building Envelopes: Serving Purpose Beyond Aesthetics “.
Mr. Binoy Kumar Das from Façade Concept Design Group = ‘High-rise Building Facade Design’
Mr. Hrishikesh More from Hrishikesh More Architects = ‘Various Effects of Facade Envelope Failure on Internal Environment’
Ar. Harish Gupta from Habitat n Skins = ‘Building Skin – Connecting with Past