Cladding and Facade Systems

Aluminum cladding on the exterior of a building
| October 05, 2017 | Petersen

Five colors of metal wall panels highlight design of multigenerational learning center.

Rendering of the exterior of The Verge Building at dusk

Rendering courtesy of Royal Byckovas

July 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building will rise three stories in Miami’s Design District.

The exterior of FirstEnergy Stadium, home of the Cleveland Browns

Photo: Tim Evanson, flickr

July 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A luxury Baltimore hotel, a mixed-use building in Denver and an Alaskan High School may also have...

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July 14, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The observatory’s pattern of lock-seamed zinc cladding alternates between the irregular site topo...

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June 13, 2017 |
Architect and materials guru Blaine Brownell reveals emerging trends and applications that are trans... read more

Photos: Chelsea Building Products

April 10, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Following severe hailstorm damage, this Sandusky, Ohio, community replaces its high-maintenance c...

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Chestnut Street mixed-use project in Philadelphia, PA.

| October 11, 2016 | Nichiha

Blackney Hayes Architects undertook a project to restore and modernize an existing mid-rise build...

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The acute care facility cantilevers over the WISH.

| September 15, 2016 | ALPOLIC

ALPOLIC® materials contribute to a life-affirming experience.

Nichiha’s custom color Illumination Architectural Wall Panels.

| April 13, 2016 | Nichiha

The 40-unit apartment building features a checkerboard design with three shades of gray to provid...

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Riverton Community Housing located in Minneapolis, MN.

| March 29, 2016 | Nichiha

Nichiha Illumination panels were used to create a dynamic housing development for University of M...

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Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidd
January 14, 2016 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...

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The Wolf Creek Library: ALPOLIC® Materials welcomes a community to its new “living room.”

Red and copper tones in prismatic “magma” finish

| December 07, 2015 | ALPOLIC

An expansive glass curtain wall frames the forest and lake behind the building, bringing the outs...

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The “new” Gaillard Center gets a standing ovation for its exterior cladding

In synch with Charleston's heralded architectural history, the new cladding was made to aesthetically resemble stucco, a material that has been used in the city since the 19th century.

| October 27, 2015 | Thermocromex

The “new construction” surrounds three sides of the original building, offering both a classic pu...

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AAMA updates methods for testing of exterior walls

Photo: Tim1965/Creative Commons

August 06, 2015 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The standard specifies test methods, specifications, and field checks to evaluate structural adeq...

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Fire Rated Curtain Wall Performance in Dramatic Weather Conditions

Combined transparent high performance low-e glass panels and opaque decorative panels in a clear anodized aluminum curtain wall frame.

| July 20, 2015 | SaftiFirst

Materials selected for the building envelope had to protect occupants from Wisconsin's weather, a...

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Valspar delivers custom coating solution for JW Marriott Austin
| May 06, 2015 | Valspar

Stunning design by HKS leaves onlookers wondering—weathered steel or coating?

Nichiha adds distinctive edge to Atlanta luxury apartment building

The use of gray and white colors enhance the warmth of the Nichiha wood-look panels and the building’s contemporary design.

| April 21, 2015 | Nichiha

The apartment building features a contemporary high-end design that meshes well with neighboring...

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Designers turn a struggling mall into a hub of learning and recreation that work together and separately

The 32,000 square feet of panels were installed in a six-week period.

| March 24, 2015 | Nichiha

Architects help Nashville government transform a struggling mall into a new community space.

The Cool Brick is made of porous ceramic bricks set in mortar. Photo credit: The Emerging Objects Corporation. 

February 05, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Cool Brick is made of porous ceramic bricks set in mortar. The bricks absorb water, which cools t...

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CSHQA office, Boise, Idaho. Photo: Nichiha
| September 25, 2014 | Nichiha

When it came time for CSHQA, an award-winning, full-service architecture and engineering firm, to...

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To naturally heat the perimeter at Solarluxs new administration building in the
September 07, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

When it comes to cost, performance, and aesthetics—not to mention maintenance and long-term resil...

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Hadid calls the plaza a "green oasis" in the midst of the urban Dongdaemun distr
March 26, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The new space, the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, is a blend of park and cultural spaces meant for the...

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To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe
March 20, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are amo...

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Photo: Iwan Baan - www.iwan.com / Courtesy Emerson College
March 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The $85 million, 10-story vertical campus takes the shape of a massive, shimmering aircraft hanga...

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March 04, 2014 | CENTRIA

New Brochure Highlights Architectural Metal Panel Manufacturer’s Products, Expertise and Experien...

Husqvarnas DXR140 demolition robot in action. The robot shown here is controlle
February 14, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

Building Teams across the globe are employing advanced robotics to simplify what is inherently a...

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February 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Like a crystalline form still in the state of expansion, the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and...

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February 05, 2014 | CENTRIA

The Versacor Elite Coating System is a premium metal coating system that provides the highest lev...

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All images  Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture/photographs by Namgoong Sun
January 23, 2014 | Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

The 50-story tower features a unique, angled building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) exterior des...

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January 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The temporary pavilion for Russian telecom operator MegaFon will be wrapped with a massive digita...

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