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2021 / 07 / 08
„KAV was given an award in the aluminium door and window small project category”

This year, the Aluminium Window and Façade Association (ALUTA) awarded its prizes again. KAV’s work was again given an award in the small project category, with the only prestigious recognition by the Hungarian aluminium door and façade manufacturers.

For the undivided glass façade of a villa building under construction in Budapest, in the “small project+”, i.e. residential building category, KAV received an ALUTA Award. In the past 5 years, KAV projects have received recognition in this category every time. The unique solutions of the award-winning villa building were created by rethinking Reynaers HIFI systems.

Every year, ALUTA announces a public tender for the recognition of architectural works created by using aluminium-glass façades that are modern, creative, novel in technical-technological design, environmentally conscious and apply rational and certified structures, while being compliant with the professional requirements set out in the objectives of its activities. The association is a professional and advocacy organization, established to implement the common interests of its member companies. Only companies that consider quality of production and products to be an essential requirement in implementing their market strategy may be admitted as members and, in this sense, they are custodians of the ALUTA brand. The association provides community services to its members, using its technical and intellectual knowledge pool, and represents members in the Hungarian Standards Body. In accordance with its goals, it provides further training, quality development and assurance services to its members with the help of domestic professional associations. It considers the medium-term market development of its members as its main task in its programme and, in order to achieve this, it avails of the assistance of the finest experts, opportunities in the media, and last but not least, cooperation with decision-makers. Its new undertaking, THE ALUTA GLAZING GUIDELINES, have become one of the basic elements of the Hungarian flat glass processing and construction industry, providing assistance not only to investors but also to the construction and design branches.

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