Roofing and cladding: 7 case studies in hi-performance innovation

Building Material

Panels of various composite materials, glass, polycarbonate and metal sheets remain the most popular roofing and cladding options in India. Architects are innovating to produce attractive and high-performance roofs and facades. In this article, we bring you seven case studies in roofing and cladding, some underway and some fully executed. But is India ready for high-end innovation in roofing and cladding?


#1 A residence with modern skylights

Skylights in roofs have been in use for long, mostly in covered courtyards and indoors as ventilation shafts for being functionally efficient, [albeit] differently to vertical openings/windows, and adding aesthetic value to a space, observes