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Swisspearl TERRA Series Now Available through Cladding Corp
TERRA, the newest large-size fiber cement panel from Swisspearl is reminiscent of the earth tones found in nature. TERRA is a grey-based fiber cement panel with a translucent, strongly pigmented coating. The finely coordinated colors are reminiscent of earth tones. TERRA provides a new option for modern rainscreen facades to have an earthy, warm look. With TERRA, buildings are able to merge with... Read More
Cladding Corp Swisspearl Dutch Lap Siding Application in REFLEX Series
107 Forbes is a most memorable example of a rainscreen renovation done right!  For this showcase before/after installation, the design team at GRID Architects transformed a small-scale commercial building along Rowe Boulevard using Swisspearl's REFLEX series, installed in a unique 'fish scale' dutch lap application. In order to build the new structure along this entrance into historic Annapolis,... Read More
Cladding Corp Swisspearl Custom Fabrication GRAVIAL and CARAT Panels
Flynn Battaglia Architects has delivered an award-winning renovation of the SUNY Cortland Park Recreation Center.  The project has become a leading multi-panel example of exterior rainscreen at its finest - featuring a custom fabricated Swisspearl fiber cement facade, along with complimentary terracotta and ACM rainscreen cladding features. The Swisspearl section of the building incorporated a... Read More
Terra5 Facade for Dartmouth Anonymous Hall Renovation
We're excited to announce the energy-efficient design transformation that is currently taking place on Dartmouth's campus using Terra5 Terracotta panels. With a growing number of design firms joining the AIA's 2030 Commitment, we're seeing an increase of renovation and reclad projects that have ambitious energy performance goals. Located at the heart of 1960s medical school on Dartmouth’s north... Read More
Swisspearl's process for air-curing panels provides a high-performance fiber cement cladding panel for rainscreen cladding construction.
For rainscreen cladding applications, not all fiber cement panels are created equally. Cladding Corp is pleased to offer Swisspearl® products that are air-cured, a process where cement-based products cure naturally, with a 28-day curing process, that uses saves energy and reduces internal panel stress. An air-cured fiber cement product is always superior to an autoclaved product, as the panels... Read More
Cladding Corp Terra5 TC30 Terracotta Rainscreen Cladding Elevation
McCormick & Company, Inc., manufacturer of flavors and spices, has a new sustainably-designed global headquarters in Hunt Valley, MD. The building is designed to reflect McCormicks's commitment to sustainability and is on target to be LEED Gold certified. One of the contributing factors to that certification is the energy-efficient exterior envelope and Terra5 terracotta rainscreen wall... Read More
Swisspearl Large Format Fiber Cement Shingles Elevation
Global pioneer in designing for the human experience Perkins Eastman partnered with Cladding Corp and Swisspearl for this 153-unit expansion at Ingleside at King Farm, a retirement community near Washington, D.C. Using large format shingle formats in three colors, the fiber cement rainscreen is a dramatic feature to offset the brick facade. Two different Swisspearl products were incorporated... Read More
Greenwood Village Terra5 Terracotta Rainscreen Elevation
Cladding Corp is pleased to announce that the renovation of the City of Greenwood Village Public Works and Parks project is complete.  Awarded the American Public Works Association’s 2020 Award for Structures in a Small Community, this project boasts a timelessly modern Terra5 TC24 terracotta rainscreen facade.  D2C Architects provided planning and design services for the updated public works... Read More