Rainscreen

Rainscreen

Construction detail appropriate for all but the driest climates to prevent moisture entry and to extend the life of siding and sheathing materials; most commonly produced by installing thin strapping to hold the siding away from the sheathing by a quarter-inch to three-quarters of an inch.
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Also integral in achieving this look, is the rainscreen system engineered and fabricated by MetalTech-USA.
The firm will partner with AltusGroup precasters on the development and refinement of proprietary anchorage and bracketing systems for Arcis precast/ prestressed panels, which are geared to rainscreen, facade enclosure and decking markets.
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But it is the untraditional timber skin, a cross between rainscreen and mashrabiya, with its rough, pungent appeal to eye, hand and even smell, that elevates the project beyond the ordinary.
Innovations from Benjamin Obdyke, such as the first roofing ridge vent on a roll, the first wood roofing underlayment, and the first rolled product to provide drainage and air flow in rainscreen wall assemblies, have helped shape today's building practices.
It is covered with an exterior Rainscreen wall, providing an extra layer of insulation and soundproofing.
There is so much space on the site which can be used for learning, for sport and for pure enjoyment." Council planners say: "The proposed school has a playful, quirky appearance with slight changes in colour to the rainscreen cladding and a protruding curved oval pod feature adding external definition to the main entrance and internally would form part of the library at first floor level.
ALP Supply will team with AltusGroup precasters on development and refinement of proprietary anchorage and bracketing systems for the Arcis line of precast/prestressed panels, geared to rainscreen, fagade enclosure and decking applications.
The outer rainscreen of 10mm toughened glass has a 103mm cavity behind, vented to create a stack effect, and an inner layer of double-glazed units and insulated aluminium-faced panels.