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STEELED FOR LIFE Delhi Metro Rail project made steel more popular
STEELED FOR LIFE Delhi Metro Rail project made steel more popular

"Magic of Stainless Steel", a coffee-table book, narrates the story of this useful metal

We get up in the morning with a hot coffee in the stylish artd'inox mugs, drive to our workplace or travel on the Metro. Steel touches our everyday lives in more ways than one. How magical can the metal be? Check out the new coffee-table book "Magic of Stainless Steel" by Jindal Stainless, an interesting documentation of the versatility and diverse uses of steel. Published by Roli Books, it was recently launched at the Grand Hyatt, where William Alsop, Founder, SMC Alsop and Chairman, Architecture Foundation, unveiled the book.

All in one

"Magic of Stainless Steel" revolves around the amazing world of stainless steel. The 192-page compilation tells the history of stainless steel, its use in construction, transportation, architecture and its presence in art and lifestyle. From the Empire State Building to the Walt Disney concert hall, the book showcases the world's best in architecture, sculpture, design and development.What makes this metal so popular?"When the Delhi Metro Rail project was given to me, my idea was to build something lightweight yet durable and safe. Thus we used stainless steel for the body as well as inside the coaches extensively and with the ever increasing flow of passengers, we have been proven right in our choice," E. Sreedharan, Managing Director, DMRC, is quoted in the book. And who is to disagree with him?

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