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STEEL IN LIFE Delhi Metro Rail project made steel more popular
STEEL IN LIFE Delhi Metro Rail project made steel more popular

`Magic of Stainless Steel', a coffee-table book narrates its history, its use in construction, transportation and more

Steel touches our every day lives in more than one way. How magical the metal can be? Check out the new coffee-table book "Magic of Stainless Steel" by Jindal Stainless, an interesting documentation of the versatility and diverse use of steel. Published by Roli Books, it was recently launched by William Alsop, Founder, SMC Alsop and Chairman, Architecture Foundation.

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 and transportation, architecture and its presence in art and lifestyle. From 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 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 of DMRC is quoted in the book. And who is to disagree with him? NIDHIMA CHADHA




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