Stop Four – Chicago, IL 96 Miles = 2 gallons of gas Continuing westward to the windy city, Dave made his way to the Fairbanks Towers at 280 East Illinois. The tower itself, designed by DeStefano & Partners, was a long-anticipated addition to the area–providing needed residential space, a grocery store and coffee shop. The podium, accounting for the first five floors, was built first and the... Read More
Stop Three – South Bend, IN 141 miles = 3 gallons of gas Dave whispered over to South Bend in the PRIUS to see the Transpo building, one of the most prominent examples of ceramic rainscreen cladding in the USA today. Designed as a transportation facility that is multifunctional and sustainable, the Transpo Building is currently the country’s firstLEED® Platinum transit operations and maintenance... Read More
Stop Two – Holland, MI 301 Miles = 6 gallons of gas Dave stopped off in Holland, MI to check up on the City Flats Hotel, the first LEED Gold certified hotel in the Midwest. When designing the GREEN hotel, GMB Architects selected Cladding Corp’s Terra5 panels in order to hit their mark in style. Here’s to sustainability and happiness in one of the happiest cities in America.
Summer Road Trip 2012 started in West Virginia as Cladding Corp‘s Dave Stutts set out in his Toyota Prius to capture some new photos of various projects in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas and Colorado. Joining him on the trip is his wife, Alison and their dog Max. Averaging 48.3 miles per gallon – the trip kicked off in true sustainable style. Cladding Corp is the 1st Name in Rainscreen... Read More
Cladding Corp is a proud supporter of AIA and is pleased to be exhibiting at the 2012 National Convention and Design Exposition – Booth # 862. This year’s convention and expo will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. on May 17-19th. Join us there! Cladding Corp – a long-standing AIA supporter and AIA/CES Provider in the category of rainscreen wall solutions –... Read More
A $12 million, state-of-the-art Educare School is getting ready to open in Washington, DC. The school features a state-of-the-art HPL rainscreen facade installed using Cladding Corp’s F1.10 System and will provide early childhood education aimed at closing the achievement gap of children in poverty. The Omaha, NE based firm RDG Planning and Design is the architect of record, boasting a wide... Read More
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