How to specify metal cladding part one: Where to start

With materials catering to different project budgets and systems with flexible dimensions and panel capabilities, metal cladding is an ideal commercial and residential facade solution.   Metal cladding is an appealing external finish. However the specification process and more importantly creating correct specifications, can be confusing. While generic product nominations can be made, accurately documenting cladding materials, systems, manufacturers, and even in some cases installers, will ensure drawn details can become a built reality. Within the Metal Cladding Systems range alone there are...

Napier Street Apartments

Napier Street Apartments Installer: Unique Metal Cladding Systems Cladding profile: Horizontal Interlocking Material: Vestis Black Graphite aluminium ...

Nyrang Street House

Nyrang Street House Installer: Architectural Metal Precision Cladding profile: Interlocking Material: COLORBOND® Steel Dune® ...

Snaplock cladding helps Monash University’s new Science Lab camouflage with nature

Located within Jock Marshall Reserve, Clayton, and designed by Harmer Architecture, Monash University's new Biological Sciences Lab was one of 2017's most exciting projects.   The lab features our Snaplock wall and roof cladding system in COLORBOND® Steel Metallic Rhea™. The panel production process for this project was particularly unique. Our Metal Cladding Systems' production team fabricated the building's roof panels on site. The design called for 24,000 mm long Snaplock roof panels, as so by producing panels onsite, the design was...

Biological Science Lab

Biological Science Lab, Monash University, Clayton Architect: Harmer Architects Installer: JSP Roofing Cladding profile: Snaplock (38mm) rolled on site Material: COLORBOND® Steel Metallic Steel Rhea™ ...

Metal cladding: cleaning and maintenance

Let's face it, very few people will claim they enjoy cleaning. However it's a necessary part of life.   Maintaining a home or commercial building can be time consuming, labour intensive and costly. Long term cleaning requirements should be taken into consideration before final material specifications are made. Building care is not solely the responsibility of home and building owners. Maintenance should be reviewed by architects and builders when specifying facade materials. Not all facades are equal and not all building management...

Presbyterian Ladies College

Presbyterian Ladies College, Performing Arts Centre Architect: Cox Architects Installer: Unique Metal Cladding Systems Cladding profile: Standing Seam and Interlocking Material: Vestis Black Graphite Aluminium ...

We’re moving to 13-19 Malcolm Road, Braeside

From Monday, 27 November, 2017, find us at 13-19 Malcolm Road, Braeside.   It's time for a bigger, better home! We need more space for our existing manufacturing team and additional room for continual growth. Our new premises will allow for this. Re-locating to 13-19 Malcolm Road, Braeside, also means Metal Cladding Systems, Bayside Flashing & Ventilations and Architectural Metals Australia, will for the first time in 30 years sit under one roof. Moving all aspects of the business into one super...