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Cladding Corp Varina Area Library Richmond, VA - Photo Credit: Chris Cunningham Photography
The design team at Quinn Evans Architects (formerly BCWH) was tasked with creating a modern, energy-efficient rainscreen design for this Richmond-area library that still reflected this Virginia community’s vernacular architectural heritage. The final design, vaguely reminiscent of a collection of tobacco barns, utilized a varied palette of building materials on the exterior to reinforces the... Read More
Commons at Stanton Square Highlighted in ArchDC Summer 2019 Issue
We are pleased to announce that The Commons at Stanton Square, home to the non-profit organizations Martha's Table and Community of Hope, is highlighted in the Summer 2019 issue of ArchDC which is focuses on public and institutional projects.  This stunning 55,000 square foot facility was envisioned by cox graae spack architects and incorporates a Cladding Corp engineered rainscreen assembly clad... Read More
SWISSPEARL® VINTAGO
Get to know the newest offering from Swisspearl®, VINTAGO. VINTAGO is a through body colored fiber cement panel with a sanded surface.  The sanding process uses a coarse grit which creates a natural, raw surface that hightlights the original purity of Swisspearl® fiber cement panels. In an interplay between light and shadow, characteristic irregularities and nuances in tone accenturate the... Read More
Terra5 TC18 Grooved Tiles MTFA Architecture Washington DC Rainscreen Cladding
MTFA Architecture redesigned an existing office building into a high quality residential condominium building on 22nd Street, NW in Washington, DC. Two colors and four different tiles were incorporated to create an head-turning new addition to the neighborhood. With 360 views of the city from 1255 22nd Street's rooftop lounge, this high-end makeover has all of the ammenities you need, clad with a... Read More
West End - Square 50 aka "Squash on Fire"
One of Washington DC's newest mixed use projects, West End Square 50 is sounding off an alarm as winner of an AIA DC Chapter Award of Merit for 2018.  This uniquely designed project houses DC's Fire Station #1, sports Squash On Fire's club facilities and offers much needed and well appointed affordable housing for the District's West End.  This exciting project was featured on the cover of ArchDC... Read More
SWISSPEARL® Magazine #27 Features Cladding Corp Projects The "Red Barn" and Varina Area Library
Check out Swisspearl Magazine issue #27 which features two exciting Cladding Corp projects from Roger Ferris and Partners and BCWH. The Red Barn in Connecticut, the issue's cover story, is a Roger Ferris and Partners design which symbolizes the red barns that historically peppered the countryside throughout New England.  Covered in Swisspearl® CARAT Coral #7031 the Red Barn is an artist's studio... Read More
Square 50 Featured on the Cover of the Fall Issue of ArchitectureDC
Square 50 located in the West End makes a splash in ArchitectureDC's Fall 2018 issue.  East Banc's newest mixed use development project includes strategically designed spaces for Washington, DC's Fire and Emergency Services Engine Co. #1 Fire Station, Squash on Fire's contemporary court facilities and well-appointed affordable housing apartments.  A truly eclectic development project, it stands... Read More
SWISSPEARL TEXIAL LARGE FORMAT FIBER CEMENT PANEL
Announcing the latest in fiber cement cladding from SWISSPEARL™ TEXIAL...  a one of a kind surface. TEXIAL's character underlines a natural, harmonic color spectrum. The delicate nuances of color and raw texture are a result of the mechanical embossing process which produces a facade panel with a vibrant interplay of light and shadow. TEXIAL is newest large size fiber cement panel from SWISSPEARL... Read More