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Cladding Corp and SwissPearl® are pleased to co-sponsor Facades+ in New York City on April 24, 2014.  We are eager to introduce our Cem5 Engineered Systems, which are exclusive for SwissPearl® fibercement panels. Come and join us as we consider the latest trends in proper fibercement rainscreen design.  Unique among the landscape of fibercement products on the market today, Cem5 fibercement... Read More
Cladding Corp is leading the way with our Green Initiative, not just on St. Patrick’s Day, but every day – by partnering with the Carbonfund.org to reduce the climate impact of shipping our rainscreen products!  By supporting Carbonfund.org’s certified projects, our shipments qualify as CO2 free!   Our Carbon-Free Shipping program currently qualifies for LEED credits under the Innovation in... Read More
On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 – Cladding Corp co-hosted the World Architecture Festival Launch Party in New York City.  Paul Finch, WAF’s Programme Director welcomed over 100 New York City architects and gave updates on the upcoming Singapore International Festival.  Robert Wirichs, Head of Business Unit Export for SwissPearl® also addressed the attendees. SwissPearl® and Cladding Corp – have... Read More
Dattner Architects and Grimshaw Architects – NYC combined for a 35,000 square foot installation of Cem5 panels.  The panelized installation was done by Island International.  It continues to receive awards. Awards: Urban Land Institute, Global Awards for Excellence, Winner, 2013 American Institute of Architects, Multifamily Housing Award, 2013 American Institute of Architects / U.S. Department of... Read More
As part of the University’s Allston expansion, Galante Architecture was commissioned to design the new Harvard Ceramics Studio and Gallery, located in the heart of Barry’s Corner due to its prominence along the Western Avenue thoroughfare.  Expansive glazing and a new addition facing the street create an open, inviting studio and gallery space that allow ease of visual and physical access for... Read More
Two great companies – SwissPearl® and Cladding Corp – are joining forces to serve your fiber cement rainscreen design objectives!  Architects, installers and owners now have the premier fiber cement panel from SwissPearl®, combined with a fully engineered rainscreen system by Cem5!   SwissPearl’s®  CARAT, REFLEX, XPRESSIV, NOBILIS and PLANEA lines of fiber cement panels set the industry standard... Read More
In case your travels happen to take you through Northwest Arkansas, the University of Arkansas opened its new Garland Avenue Bookstore and Parking Garage, complete with a System5 rainscreen and terracotta sunscreen solution engineered by Cladding Corp.  Here are some recent photos of the final installation. Designed by HLKB Architecture and assisted by AFHJ Architects of Fayetteville, the new... Read More
Going for the Gold!  BAR Architects of San Francisco designed the new UC Davis Student Center featuring Terra5 Rainscreen. The project, which sits in the heart of the campus, is seeking LEED Gold certification. In order to have a long lasting durable product, the CERAM series of Terra5 from Cladding Corp was selected.  The long red terracotta rainscreen wall is the featured entrance material that... Read More