Making Your Facades Beautiful with Exterior Porcelain Cladding

In our last newsletter, we talked about the energy-saving benefits of using a ventilated façade. Today, we’d like to outline just a few of the features of our exterior porcelain cladding panels that can help you explore new options for a unique look for your building projects. In our project example above, the architect took… Continue reading Making Your Facades Beautiful with Exterior Porcelain Cladding

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How Will a Ventilated Facade Work to Cool My Building?

As Ehab found in the project example above, many cladding A ventilated façade provides your client’s building with a boatload of technical and aesthetic benefits.Today, we’re only talking about the technical aspects. More specifically, its effect on your project’s energy savings.Before we get too far, let’s clarify… “What is a ventilated facade?” A ventilated facade… Continue reading How Will a Ventilated Facade Work to Cool My Building?

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El Centro – Northeastern Illinois University

Location: DSM Design Group Architect: Hospitality; New Construction; High-Rise Building Typologies: 2018 Year Constructed: Porcelain Cladding Used: 62,000 SF Colors: Town White & Town Niquel Here’s a link to see more images and details about this building project that has become an integral part of the university’s campus, and a staple of the Latino community. But… Continue reading El Centro – Northeastern Illinois University

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Do you make these mistakes when choosing exterior cladding systems?

Whether you know it or not, you may have already been participating in some form of design assist services with product manufacturers. But maybe you’re not getting all the benefits that come with a design assist partner…In talking to other architects, we’ve found the industry term “design assist” isn’t as understood as we always thought.… Continue reading Do you make these mistakes when choosing exterior cladding systems?

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3 Ways an Exterior Porcelain Cladding System Can Help Boost Your Building Facade

As Ehab found in the project example above, many cladding manufacturers only provide the cladding itself. They leave the support framing and attachment for you to figure out. Don’t worry – that’s not how we do things… we have you covered with our complete Open-Joint Porcelain Cladding System (“OJ-PC system”). That means less risk for… Continue reading 3 Ways an Exterior Porcelain Cladding System Can Help Boost Your Building Facade

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How to Work With a Design Assist Partner

Whether you know it or not, you may have already been participating in some form of design assist services with product manufacturers. But maybe you’re not getting all the benefits that come with a design assist partner…In talking to other architects, we’ve found the industry term “design assist” isn’t as understood as we always thought.… Continue reading How to Work With a Design Assist Partner

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Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Manhattan

Architect: DSM Design Group Building: Hospitality; New Construction; High-Rise Year Constructed: 2018 Porcelain Cladding Used: 62,000 SF Colors: Town White & Town Niquel Here’s a link to see more images and details about this fantastic example of a coordinated effort throughout design & construction to create a stunning building for the client and the city. And,… Continue reading Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Manhattan

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New Product Alert: Terracotta Porcelain Series

Architects and designers loved the look of architectural terracotta for centuries. And it’s making a return in our modern building facades. Now, you can have the look of terracotta cladding panels without the worries. The warm, classic look of terracotta without the danger of your cladding deteriorating or failing over the years. With technical porcelain, you… Continue reading New Product Alert: Terracotta Porcelain Series

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