CUPACLAD slate rainscreen cladding creates architectural masterpiece in Atlanta

  • 27 Feb 2019

CUPACLAD®  slate rainscreen cladding system from CUPA PIZARRAS was recently used to help create an architectural masterpiece at Atlanta’s arts district.

The One Museum Place complex has become an iconic view of the city due to its one-of-a-kind design and its smart combination of three different cladding materials.

For assuring efficiency and durability, the architectural firm Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects opted for the benefits of rainscreen cladding systems while using durable and resistant material.

Therefore, CUPACLAD® slate rainscreen cladding system was chosen to cover most of the buildings’ facades due to its resistance and durability to any type of weather.

Furthermore, the geometry of the buildings also required using three different slate patterns, so some of the slates had to be custom cut.

The architect explains the complexity of this design: “For One Museum Place, the combination of three cladding materials required three trades to coordinate methods, material interfaces, material terminations, etc. Three different slate patterns were used on the project in response to building geometry and desired textures.”

The result of this made to measure project is an architectural masterpiece with a unique and efficient design.

Leave a Reply

More articles

Aggregate Industries

Aggregate Industries brings the natural touch to Cotswold care home extension

Aggregate Industries has helped complete a 31-bedroom extension to a care home located in a Cotswold town, after supplying products from its Bradstone range.

Posted in Articles, Bricks & Blocks, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Case Studies, Concrete, Cement, Admixtures, Posts, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Walls

Kiwa

Kiwa talk injected blown bead Cavity Wall Insulation (CWI)

Simon Lloyd, Technical Project Manager at Kiwa Building Products, talks about injected blown bead Cavity Wall Insulation (CWI) in this article.

Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Insulation, Posts, Walls

REHAU GENEO

REHAU’S GENEO named product of the year

REHAU’s GENEO range of fibre-reinforced windows have been awarded the prestigious Product of the Year 2019 title, by specialist architecture publisher CallweyArchitekturverlag.

Posted in Aluminium Products, Articles, Awards, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Posts, Windows

Closomat

Network Rail accessibility with Closomat

Toilet facilities claiming to be the busiest in London are now open again, but this time around for everyone, courtesy of a complete transformation by Closomat.

Posted in Accessibility, Articles, Bathrooms, Bedrooms & Washrooms, Building Industry News, Case Studies, Interiors, Posts, Retrofit & Renovation