Facade engineering is a relatively new addition in the field of building consultancy services.
“Facades have become complicated beyond the skills of traditional architects, structural and mechanical engineers. Façades require a dedicated engineer with a specific range of skills and experience, who understands their complex behaviour and can undertake their design, manufacture and installation safely, efficiently and comprehensively.”
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"The facade of a modern building is one of the most expensive and important elements of building construction and can represent up to 35% of construction costs." Anthony Orelowitz, Paragon Architects