Facial Recognition

Does Your Building Facade Match Its Identity or Is It Time for a Facelift?

From JPCL, August 2017

By ALLEN ZIELNIK, ATLAS MATERIAL TESTING TECHNOLOGY LLC


As the literal face of a building, a facade gives a structure its emotional character, but, as with people, age and changing design trends can take a toll on the façade. When a “facelift” is needed to renew or improve appearance, functionality, energy efficiency, safety and security, a variety of options are available for restoring facades....


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Tagged categories: Adaptive reuse; Allen Zielnik; Atlas Material Testing; Building design; Building facades; Certifications and standards; Cladding; Curtain wall extrusions and cladding; EIFS; EIFS Industry Members Association (EIMA) ; Energy efficiency; Exterior coatings; Facade Maintenance Design; Glass; Historic Preservation; Historic Structures; Maintenance + Renovation; Metal cladding; Metal coatings; National Park Service; Preservation; Rehabilitation/Repair; Renovation; Restoration

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