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3 Commercial Building Facade Trends to Watch Out

The commercial building facade trends are about making a statement. That’s because the facade is a marketing and branding tool itself. Its appearance shapes the perceptions of the people viewing the building from the outside. Facade design and engineering trends are also about sustainability and energy efficiency. The wise design of a facade can result […]

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Quality Checks in Building Facade Materials

Quality is often synonymous with meeting expectations and performance specifications. The latter is more important especially when we’re talking about building materials. Low quality and non-compliances will compromise the building’s integrity and the occupants’ safety. That’s why facade engineers place equal importance on the quality of facade materials as to how they are installed. The […]

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How Cladding Protects Buildings from Fires

Dozens of different regulations and considerations make building construction more challenging and complex. It’s especially the case with protecting the building from fires. Just one incident can result to loss of lives and millions of dollars worth of damages. One way to significantly reduce risk of fire (or prevent further spread of it) is by […]

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Life Christian Church

CGS Façade Group would like to share another milestone achievement. We have successfully completed our project Life Christian Church in Adelaide. We designed frameless façade with spider patch fittings. The challenge was to resolve an unconventional concept idea of the façade that is fixing 3 levels of frameless glass to horizontal steel beams. We started […]

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Which Curtain Wall Type is Best for Your Building?

It’s a huge financial decision both upfront and long-term. That’s because the choice of curtain wall affects the following: Thermal performance & building energy efficiency Visual aesthetics & daylighting Architectural design Sound transmission or acoustics performance (minimise noise coming from outside) Water penetration (prevent water leakage due to gravity, weathering, capillary action and other factors) […]

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Interior or Exterior Glazing for Building Curtain Walls?

Which is better, interior or exterior glazing? Unitised and stick curtain wall systems can be either of the two. Each one has its own advantages and disadvantages (especially when it comes to installation). Find out here if exterior or interior glazing is ideal for your building curtain wall. Interior glazing for low-rise buildings Often it’s […]

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Newmarket Randwick

Newmarket Randwick is our newest project awarded by our client Viridian CSR. CGS Façade Group is engaged to design and engineer the facade for 6 residential buildings. Our scope of work is structural and thermal engineering as well as complete shop drawing documentations. The window wall consists of sliding doors, fixed glazing, awning sash and […]

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Apartments on Felix Bay Sydney

CGS Façade Group would like to share another milestone achievement by our company. We have successfully completed our project at Point Piper, Felix Bay of Sydney. We are proud to be the façade consultant and design engineer for all façade components: the skylight, frameless glass lift and steel framed windows. These components have been designed […]

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Facade Design and Construction Sydney: Why It Matters Now

Facade design and construction has now become a priority because of emphasis on visual aesthetics and thermal efficiency. This is important in creating more energy-efficient workplaces and commercial facilities in buildings. In addition, the facade (or the frontage) of building is the most important design standpoint of highrise establishments. More possibilities Decades ago, many buildings […]

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