Another Hidden Reason Porcelain is the Best Material for Your Façade Design

To be clear, we’re not talking about ceramic tile. Or interior porcelain tile. We’re talking about technical porcelain. We fire your exterior porcelain cladding panels so they absorb less than 0.1% of water. Making them virtually impervious to moisture. Compare that to industry standards for other tiles (water absorption rates): Porcelain: ≤ 0.5% (which is… Continue reading Another Hidden Reason Porcelain is the Best Material for Your Façade Design

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Exterior Porcelain Cladding: Important questions to consider Part 2 / The Substructure

In our last newsletter, you learned the first four essential questions you need to ask yourself and answer before choosing the right porcelain cladding for your project. And to make sure it fits in your client’s budget. To help your design decision-making process, we’ve developed a Design Guide to give you a step-by-step system. To help… Continue reading Exterior Porcelain Cladding: Important questions to consider Part 2 / The Substructure

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Fitler Nine Townhouses

Location: Philadelphia, PA Architect: Qb3 Building Typologies: Multi-Family, New Build Year Constructed: 2018 Porcelain Cladding Used: 10,000 SF Colors: Boston Bone & Boston Topo (Stone Porcelain Series) Here’s a link to see more images and details about this set of four luxurious townhomes that transformed their Philly neighborhood’s look through cutting-edge design and a customized façade.… Continue reading Fitler Nine Townhouses

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3200 Washington Street Condominiums

Location: Boston, MA Architect: RODE Architects Building Typologies: Multi-Family, Mixed-Use, New Build Year Constructed: 2020 Porcelain Cladding Used: 8,300 SF Colors: Max Grey Nature & Lappato (Stone Porcelain Series) For this multi-family, mixed-use project, RODE Architects looked for something different from what everyone else is doing for their building facades around the city. Here’s what… Continue reading 3200 Washington Street Condominiums

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Exterior Porcelain Cladding: Important questions to consider Part 1 / The Cladding

Porcelain cladding is an effective way to achieve a crisp, clean look on a building’s external appearance. As a result, it’s becoming hugely popular, with many manufacturers springing up. But how much do you know about it? To help you wade through your design decision-making process, we’ve developed a Design Guide to give you a… Continue reading Exterior Porcelain Cladding: Important questions to consider Part 1 / The Cladding

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Looking Up! The Upside to Using Exterior Porcelain Cladding for Your Soffits

Technical Bulletin: Ventilated Façade System Soffit Installation As you develop your design and details for your next exterior porcelain cladding project, don’t forget the soffits. And be sure to download our helpful technical bulletin to help you visualize and understand the best practices for detailing porcelain panel soffits as part of your ventilated façade system. Check… Continue reading Looking Up! The Upside to Using Exterior Porcelain Cladding for Your Soffits

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How Exterior Porcelain Cladding Stands Up Against Everything Mother Nature Throws at It

From a technical standpoint, exterior porcelain cladding panels are the BEST material for your exterior architectural facades. This even applies to your high-rise building projects. As you look through our project examples on our website or in the catalog, you’ll see many high-rise projects are using exterior porcelain cladding panels. And that should tell you something about the quality and… Continue reading How Exterior Porcelain Cladding Stands Up Against Everything Mother Nature Throws at It

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Alta LIC Tower

Location: Queens, NY Architect: Stephen B. Jacobs Group Building Typologies: Multi-Family; New Construction; High-Rise Year Constructed: 2018 Porcelain Cladding Used: 147,000 SF Colors: Extreme White (Technic Porcelain Series) and Cubica Black (Decorative Porcelain Series) Here’s what the architect had to say about this project’s challenges, choosing exterior porcelain cladding, and working with our team: “We considered several… Continue reading Alta LIC Tower

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The Clare

Location: Manhattan, NY Architect: Manuel Glas Architects Building Typologies: Multi-Family; New Construction; High-Rise Year Constructed: 2016 Porcelain Cladding Used: 27,000 SF Colors: Glas Limestone (Custom) Here’s a link to see more images and details about this beautiful example of a custom color developed through our “Design Your Porcelain” program. But you don’t have to take our… Continue reading The Clare

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Take your building facade design to the next level by designing your own unique porcelain cladding material

Let’s just say, after looking through the 300+ porcelain colors and textures in our Stone, Concrete, Metal, Wood, Technic and Decorative Porcelain Series featured in our catalog… …You still haven’t found the just-right perfect porcelain façade panel. It happens. We get it. After all, we’re designers, too. That’s why we’ve created the “Design Your Porcelain” Program. Now… Continue reading Take your building facade design to the next level by designing your own unique porcelain cladding material

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