architectural panels

  • Weather Foe

    Cole Prévost: Parklex 1000 is a versatile wood-resin composite panel that can be used for cabinetry or as a rainscreen. Parklex has a natural wood surface that resists rain, extreme sunlight, wind, and snow.

     
  • Frosty Views

    Val Glitsch, FAIA, Architect: American Acrylic's LUMAsite translucent panels are a lightweight alternative to frosted glass. The shatterproof sheets are cast from 100 percent acrylic or modified polyester resins and reinforced with fiberglass.

     
  • A Touch of Grass

    Giulietti/Schouten, AIA Architects: 3form's line of resin-based panels are made of 100 percent recycled materials. Sheets measure 48 inches wide by 96 inches or 120 inches long.

     
  • Plastic Makes Perfect

    Fung + Blatt Architects: GE Plastics' Lexan Thermoclear cellular polycarbonate serves as a light, inexpensive alternative to frosted glass, according to architects Michael Rosner Blatt and Alice Fung.

     
  • Wall With a View

    Gracia Studio: Suntuf polycarbonate panels from Palram are translucent and fade- and chip-resistant.

     
  • good form

    AMD Architecture's Angela M. Dean offers her top product picks.

     
  • Blue-Ribbon Panels

    AMD Architecture's Angela M. Dean offers her top product picks.

     
  • master glass

    Whitney Sander's house is located on a 28-foot-by-90-foot lot in a dense Venice, Calif., neighborhood. Its three-foot setback means the architect can stand in his house and seemingly shake his neighbor's hand, and yet, he somehow managed to design light-f

     
  • new material

     
  • take cover

    Luce et Studio Architects: Barrisol's stretch ceilings.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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