PEB

Structures That Fly – Impressive Airport Structures

Chennai Airport Chennai Annadurai International Airport expansion and modernization project in Tirusulam, 7km south of Chennai, is a design-to-fabrication steel project carried out completely within Tekla BIM (Building Information Modelling) 3D software environment. Engineering and model datawere used at the earlier stages of the project takes full advantage of early …

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Growth of Indian Pre-Engineered Buildings

Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings (PEB) concept, well established in North America and European countries, is gaining popularity in India also, making in-roads in commercial, industrial as well as residential segment across rural and urban areas. It is 30 to 40% faster than masonry construction, provides good insulation effect and is suitable for construction in remote and hilly areas. D Raju, MD Kirby Building Systems India & Southeast Asia, explains the PEB solutions available and its advantages in addressing India’s huge infrastructural requirements.

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Pre-Engineered Design for an Industrial Warehouse

A comparative study of PEB concept and CSB concept is achieved by designing a typical frame of a proposed Industrial Warehouse building using both the concepts and analyzing the designed frame with the help of structural analysis and design software.

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New Trends in Smart elevators

The increasing pace of urbanization has made tall buildings one of the key needs of modern cities and the essential requirement in these building is the cost effective elevator systems for smooth and safe traffic flow. Neeraj Sharma, Managing Director KONE Eelevator India Pvt Ltd briefs Buildotech on the variety of solutions that could differ depending on the type of building & the number of people using the elevator as well as the company’s specialized offerings in the segment.

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Intelligent-Elevators for Vertical Challenges

The space constraint has forced construction industry to move vertical in metro cities in India. As the building height increases, the need for enhanced elevator speed also increases. This has opened new avenues of technology for the elevator manufacturer in India. Rajnikant Lad, Chartered Engineer & Elevator consultant at Shree …

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Elevator Types

There are three main types of elevators commonly used: traction with a machine room, machine-room-less traction, and hydraulic; however, there are variations on each type. Hydraulic Elevators Hydraulic elevators are supported by a piston at the bottom of the elevator that pushes the elevator up. They are used for low-rise …

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KONE shows the ropes

Traveling a kilometer is no huge feat – unless you want to make the journey upwards in a single elevator ride. No elevator manufacturer has figured out how to do this. The KONE UltraRope™ is a revolutionary technology set to break high-rise elevator limits.

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Concept of a Modernism in Indian Architecture Exploring Multiple Approaches

India undoubtedly has a great architectural heritage which conjures images of Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, South Indian temples and Forts of Rajasthan. But, what represents Modern Architecture in India? Yatin Pandya provides a critical appraisal of Modernism in the context of Indian Architecture. India has been a country of long …

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Ascending Landscape Architecture

Arunkumar Landscape Architects Pvt Ltd is a 30 year old firm in Mumbai that provides design planning and environmental management expertise for residential, commercial and institutional projects in India and abroad. The firm is led by Priyadarshini Award winner, Arunkumar who has worked with the well known architect late Nari …

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Commercial Complex Blocking harsh sun, letting in daylight

The brief was simple. To build a structure where the design emphasis was on blocking cutting off the harsh south western sun and allowing natural light to filter through. KSM Consultants Pvt Ltd, Chennai along with Structural Consultant – V Sangameswaran and Contractors – Bhaggyam Constructions, Chennai came up with …

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