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Exterior cladding
May 3rd, 2011
Building Cladding
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What is cladding
Types of cladding
Construction methods
Advantages and disadvantages
What is cladding?
Cladding is the covering
of the exterior of a
building with another
material for weather
control or aesthetic
purposes.
Types of cladding
• Timber
• Terracotta
• Metallic :
– Aluminum
– Copper
– Zinc
– Brass
• Synthetic
• Solar
Timber cladding
Terracotta cladding
Copper cladding
Zinc cladding
Brass cladding
Aluminum & timber cladding
Solar cladding
Advantages
1. Low maintenance
2. Protection from weather elements
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UV light protection
Water
Heat
Dust
Chemical pollution
3. light weight (structure value)
4. Aesthetic appeal
Disadvantages
1. Higher initial cost
2. Construction time
3. Constant washing needed
Assignment
Find and hand draw a metal cladding construction
method step by step (5 steps) each on A4 size
paper.
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