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Dr Fixit Library Guide

An index to Guides, Brochures and Leaflets to keep you abreast on the range of waterproofing Solutions.

Terrace Alive - Volume 1

It is said 'sky is the limit’ and it is the skyline of any city that gives it the most apt characteristic identity. In a struggle to build the tallest Icon, the urban focus soars from land to the expanse of the sky.

Terrace Alive is an initiative by Indian Architect and Builder for Pidilite’s Dr. Fixit, which highlights the work being done in the emerging sky space.

Discovering the aptitude of this lost expanse, Terrace Alive will attempt to understand, deconstruct and dissect the various possibilities in its potentials, materiality and expressions in terrace architect. Addressing diverse formats, the aim of this publication is to comprehend prevailing attitudes and expose architecture, design and engineering fraternities with alternatives in innovations in terrace architecture through exploration of inspiration, design and innovation.

Terrace is an opportunity area which is not realized. In spite of being the most important surface of a construction the area is often neglected leading to durability constraints. In urban diasporas with limitations in space, verticality is the only option left to explore for open spaces. Open spaces can evoke community culture. Terraces and Podiums are therefore important open areas that balance design with functionality and propagates community living.

The Terrace Innovation can be explored through the below verticals.

  • Architecture
  • Landscape
  • Products (Furniture, Lighting, Building Material)
  • Technology
  • Energy
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Terrace Alive - Volume 2

In a struggle to build the tallest icon, the urban focus has soared from land to the expanse of the sky. Terrace Alive, is an initiative by Indian Architect and Builder for Pidilite's Dr. Fixit which highlights the work being done in the emerging sky space.

Discovering the aptitude of this lost expanse, Terrace Alive will attempt to understand, deconstruct and dissect the various possibilities in its potentials, materiality and expressions in terrace architecture.

Addressing diverse formats, the aim of this publication is to comprehend prevailing attitudes and expose the architecture, design and engineering fraternities with alternatives in innovations in terrace architecture through exploration of Inspiration, Design and Innovation.

Terrace Alive aims at providing a platform for innovators, inventors and designers who have broken away from the conventional practice and successfully regenerated their share of roofs and terraces to serve the community, the city and the world as a whole. It focuses on varied possibilities of innovation and rejuvenation in residential design, commercial design, industrial design and hospitality design. The thought behind this initiative is to channelize the urban landscape to the roofs so that they become an instrument for architects, designers and engineers to construct a new definition of spaces that serves architecture into constructing a smarter and more sustainable future.

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