Facade Design & Facade Access Systems

As 3D modelling and the technical capabilities of glass facades keep evolving, building design gets more and more unconventional and complex. Because facade design changes so rapidly, facade access solutions need to be adapted to ensure worker safety and easy access to all parts of the building’s facade.

Facade Access equipment XSPlatforms Dubai

Aesthetic or functional facade design?

Facades always have a functional objective. Strength, durability and fire protection always are parts of the functional objective of facade design. As these objectives can be met by various ways of building and building materials the real challenge is to combine these functions in an aesthetic and authentic design that will capture the imagination of the public.

Today the functional and aesthetic design of a building’s facade goes hand in hand and new building materials and architectural brilliance add boundless opportunities in facade design. Especially in the world of high-rise or skyscraper design the sky isn’t the limit anymore.

Facade design and the challenges for facade access equipment

Challenge 1: Reaching all parts of the building’s facade

Whatever its height, shape or curves one has to reach all parts of the building’s facade to clean and maintain the exterior. With new high-rise designs this part of our job remains an important and ever changing part of our job. At XSPlatforms we create and construct many different facade access equipment that will suit every challenge a building’s facade may offer.

Challenge 2: Blending in with the aesthetic design

Facade design is a very innovative and creative part of the total design of a skyscraper. This has an immense impact on our designing and engineering skills. We have to make sure that our facade access solutions and Building Maintenance Units will be an integral part of the building and its facade. Fortunately we always like a challenge and we are proud of the many aesthetic solutions we were able to provide to our customers worldwide. Having said that we will keep on innovating providing functional and beautiful solutions in facade access equipment.

Facade access solutions of XSPlatforms

At XSPlatforms we have more than 20 years of experience in designing, engineering, constructing and installing façade access systems. We are one of the leading companies worldwide in our industry and we are number 1 in innovation and design.

There are multiple solutions, for any situation. We have designed and installed a diversity of solutions for low, medium and high rise buildings all over the world. All these solutions are aimed at giving access to all parts of the building such as window cleaning, repair activities, replacing glass windows and maintenance duties. Functionality and aesthetics drive our innovations but safety always remains our number 1 mission.

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