Al-Farooq Corporation Heads to BAU 2019

Al-Farooq Corporation’s engineers have been invited to attend BAU 2019 in Munich, Germany next month. The world’s leading trade fair for architecture, materials, and systems is a magnet for the global trade audience.

The giant convention covers the entire building industry and all its trades, making it the most important sector gathering for all those involved in the world of planning and construction. Attracting more than 2,100 exhibitors from 45 countries in 2017, the upcoming edition of BAU is expected to be even larger with more than 49 acres of exhibition space within 19 halls.

BAU 2019 will take place from January 14 to 19. Will you be attending? Let’s connect!

Fort Lauderdale’s Tallest Tower is Completed

At 499 feet tall, 100 Las Olas is not only Fort Lauderdale’s tallest tower, but it’s also the first hotel to be built on Las Olas Boulevard in more than 80 years. The tower features a 238-room Hyatt Centric hotel on the first 15 floors and residential condominiums on floors 16 to 46.

Al-Farooq Corporation is proud to have been a part of the process. We served as the main glazing consultant and were retained by All American Windows & Doors to offer engineering services for all exterior glazing facades including windows, doors, storefronts, and curtain walls.

We also prepared shop drawings and calculations, field conditions and calculations, and value engineering services by optimizing reinforcement and glass type.


Jalal Farooq Hosts Live Webinar with Architect’s Newspaper

Al-Farooq Corporation principal, Jalal Farooq, P.E. has partnered with Architect’s Newspaper to host a live webinar on Thursday, December 13th. The intermediate-level course will provide industry professionals with information on how to determine the impact requirements for projects in different regions.

The one-hour AIA-credited online course titled Understanding Window and Door Hurricane / Impact Requirements will provide participants with a high-level overview of impact requirements. Once completed, attendees will be able to determine what ASTM tests and test levels are applicable for their region for impact and hurricanes (if applicable). Participants will also be able to analyze test reports or product approvals to determine what has been tested, what to look for, and which items are critical for test reports; and determine if the product information provided meets the minimum requirements for a specific project.

If you’re an architect or AIA member be sure to join in on Thursday, December 13th at 1:00 PM EST. Click here to register.