Aluminium is widely used in building because of its intrinsic properties of lightness and corrosion resistance, like in external facades, roofs and walls, in windows and doors, in staircases, railings, shelves, and other several applications.
There are many benefits that aluminum offers to the construction industry. First is durability, aluminum alloys for Building are resistant to water, corrosion and immune to the harmful effects of UV rays, thus ensuring a lasting endurance. Second is low maintenance costs. Third is finishes, aluminum can be anodized or coated in any color to meet decorative need and increase the durability of the material and its corrosion resistance. Fourth is reflective properties, aluminum is widely used for light management. Fifth is fire proof, classified as A1 fire reaction class. Finally is eco-friendly, does not have any negative impacts either on the quality of the air inside buildings, on land or water.
Aluminium enables every possible architectural concept to be realised – regardless of whether it is a new build or a modernization. The glass faces of office skyscrapers are supported by lightweight and sturdy Aluminium frames. Entertainment, trade and exhibition centers literally rest on Aluminium frameworks. Stadiums, pools and other sports facilities are also built using Aluminium structures. Aluminum alloy is one of the most popular materials among builders, architects and designers.