: A three-day expo showcasing different kinds of building materials and technology will get under way at Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam, on Friday.

The ‘Building Materials Expo 2011, being organised by Prompt Publication and Trade Fairs, would have over 100 stalls with participants from Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad and other cities.

According to a press release, the expo would be of help to architects, civil engineers, builders and the public. New trends in bathroom fittings, doors and windows, pipes, pumps, and other raw materials required in building a house would be showcased by companies. Over 15,000 people are expected, a press release said.

The expo will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

New trends in bathroom fittings, doors, windowns to be showcased