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NYC Building Code Update: Swisspearl Panels Can Be Installed Without Fireblocking In NYC
Swisspearl Group his the first to secure a product acceptance letter under the new fireblocking language in the 2022 NYC Construction Code. The new building codes are much more restrictive on materials than most people are talking about. Despite having a long history of use in NYC, specifically to avoid fire concerns, Fiber Cement, and other non-combustible products not specifically listed in the... Read More
Union on Knox - Cladding Corp
Prepare to be captivated by the facade of Union on Knox, an upcoming new development situated at the southeast corner of the University of Maryland's campus. This iconic project, masterfully envisioned by the design team at WDG Architects, promises to leave a memorable mark on the cityscape with the exterior's striking large-format Swisspearl fiber cement rainscreen cladding system. With... Read More
Swisspearl PATINA Rough
Swisspearl PATINA Rough is a through-colored fiber cement panel that creates a varied appearance due to its rough, sandblasted surface. Subtle variations in color and texture make each panel unique. Like all variants of the Patina series, Patina Rough forms a fine coating over the years, which gives the facade an individual character. The exquisite shades support the rough surface in its... Read More
Swisspearl PATINA Inline
A key product in the Swisspearl Authentic Range, Swisspearl PATINA Inline is a through-colored fiber cement panel with a linear milled surface structure which represents the strength and durability of fiber cement. The indentations create an atmospheric play of shadows, which changes depending on the time of day and viewing angle. A fine patina will form on the surface over time. The restrained... Read More
Swisspearl PATINA Original Cembrit Fiber Cement Rainscreen Cladding Panels
Cladding Corp and Swisspearl now offer the new Swisspearl Authentic Range, which includes the rebranded Cembrit Patina product line. Swisspearl Patina Original, the flagship product in the Swisspearl Authentic Range, is a colored fiber cement panel with a textured surface that stylishly showcases the character of the material. As the seasons change, a subtle patina is created that tells the story... Read More
Cembrit is now rebranded as Swisspearl offering the new Authentic Range
As of April 1st, Cladding Corp is pleased to announce that the Swisspearl Group continues to grow! Cembrit has now officially rebranded as Swisspearl to create a category-leading global brand with an expanded product portfolio for the US Market. Swisspearl, headquartered in Niederurnen, Canton Glarus, Switzerland, has expanded its international market presence and production sites with the... Read More
Cladding Corp Bard High School Swisspearl
We're excited to work with Perkins Eastman - DC to deliver a Swisspearl fiber cement rainscreen facade for the new Bard High School Early College facility in Washington, DC. The facility is being redesigned and modernized to become the new home of Bard High School Early College DC, a district-wide high school program whose students work towards both a high school diploma and an Associate's Degree... Read More
Cladding Corp Swisspearl Rainscreen Cladding Panels Armature Works Hotel
This new mixed-use development in Washington, DC's NoMa neighborhood is sure to become an urban living epicenter for the city. The complete development will deliver apartments, shopping, dining, a hotel, and public plazas for the surrounding area. The design incorporates the District’s industrial roots combining the past and the future into a design that brims with energy and potential. Cladding... Read More