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Cladding Corp’s Terra5  rainscreen demonstrates that rainscreen systems are a perfect fit for retrofitting an old building.  The Terra5 Ceram tiles were chosen to reclad one of the largest projects under construction in Vancouver, Canada called the Pacific Palisades Towers. The project is featured in an article in the Journal of Commerce published by Reed Construction Data titled “Giving Old... Read More
Calling all architects and design professionals!  Cembrit and Cladding Corp are pleased to announce The Bullhorn International Design Competitionwith the call for leading design firms throughout the world to rethink urban transit venues using the versatile design medium of fiber cement cladding.  The purpose of the competition is to develop new and unique design concepts utilizing fiber cement... Read More
With the System5 approach and focus on Principle 4 Engineered Subframing, designers now have the ability to interchange multiple cladding materials on the same elevation seamlessly with the same substructure components and bracket assembly. Design materials such as fiber cement, HPL, terracotta, porcelain stone and natural stone can now be integrated in a drained and back-ventilated rainscreen... Read More
Known for its renowned Landscape Building, designed by Raphael Vinoly Architects, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Campus just completed a residential expansion project with the goal of LEED Gold certification.  Designed by WDG Architects of Washington, DC, the new residential apartments on the HHMI campus will incorporate the use of glass, metal panel and Cladding Corp’s Cem5... Read More
For the new South Bend Transportation Building in South Bend, the goal was clear – design a transportation facility that is multifunctional and sustainable.  LEED® Platinum certified, the Transpo project, designed by RNL Design and assisted by Forum Architects, sought the expertise of Cladding Corp with regards to providing a fully-engineered rainscreen wall that would fit within specific budget... Read More
With the opening of the Phase 2 of NYC’s famed High Line Park, we had to get over to The Standard Hotel this past month to have a look for ourselves! As you walk the line, have a look up at the System5 engineered rainscreen soffit supplied by Cladding Corp.
The Cascade Meadow Wetlands and Environmental Science Center, which just opened on June 4th officially, was born from a shared vision to restore and conserve native wetlands on a 100-acre site in northwest Rochester. Currently in the process of LEED Certification, Cascade Meadow utilized large format fibercement panels in a red orange color supplied by Cladding Corp for an energy-efficient... Read More
The recently completed Garland Center at the University of Arkansas was a fitting venue to wrap up 2010 with a rainscreen education event that focused on the virtues of a ‘principled’ approach to drained and back-ventilated (DBV) rainscreen wall design.  Over thirty design professionals from the NW Arkansas AIA Chapter joined us for a rainscreen presentation and roundtable discussion with the... Read More