Stunning Facades with Sintered Stone

High strength and durability combine with environmental properties for excellent designs
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Sponsored by Neolith by TheSize
By Peter J. Arsenault, FAIA, NCARB, LEED AP
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Conclusion

Sintered stone provides architects with a notable alternative for creating facades on new and existing buildings of all types. As a durable product manufactured from all natural materials, it has proven characteristics and capabilities. The variety of colors, textures, and appearances can be used for a wide variety of design schemes and intents. The inherent sustainability of the product makes it quite suitable for green building design. Overall, it is a high-quality product that can be readily and economically incorporated into building facades.


Peter J. Arsenault, FAIA, NCARB, LEED AP, is a nationally known architect, consultant, continuing education presenter, and prolific author advancing building performance through better design. www.pjaarch.com, www.linkedin.com/in/pjaarch



Neolith by TheSize logo. TheSize was founded in 2009 with the objective of expanding and improving the thriving ceramic sector prevalent in the company’s headquarters in Castellón, Spain. In 2010, the company launched all-natural sintered stone Neolith, a durable material created through a high-temperature, high-pressure process called sinterization. Click here to view videos to learn more about Neolith. www.neolith.com

 

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Originally published in Architectural Record
Originally published in May 2018


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