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concrete skin, Mount Stephen Club Hotel, ivory

Stylepark-ID: 60.6954.00026
Categories: Exterior walls / FacadesFacadesConcrete facades
Product description

fibreC facade panels are available in three standard sizes: 3100 x 1200, 2500 x 1200 and 3600 x 1200 mm. The large format panels are 13 mm thin and give architects plenty of scope in the design of individual facades. The panels can be produced in any requested dimensions up to the maximum standard size. Rieder offers cutting waste optimization for project-specific dimensions. The panels are dyed throughout with natural colour pigments and are available in 12 different colours and three surface textures - FE Ferro (sandblasted), FE Ferro Light (sandblasted at lower pressure) and MA Matt (brushed, smooth surface), with countless creative possibilities regarding colour, structure and form.

Project description
Mount Stephen Club Hotel, Montreal

The Mount Stephen Club, designed by architect William Titus Thomas, is a historical monument of Quebec. The historical heritage of this building lies in its architecture. The design approach for the rehabilitation of the old stock and new construction of the hotel Mount Stephen was for lemay architects therein to provide the historical part as a major backdrop in all its glory in the foreground.

The 12-storey hotel complex behind it was adapted to the needs of the existing building in different ways. The symmetry and proportions take into account both the urban context as well as the neo-classical elements. The facade has been designed as a contrasting background to the unique character of Mount Stephen to emphasize one more time. The aim was to create an abstract pattern that is not in competition with the neoclassical decorations of the historic building. Inspiration the architect of tapestries, wallpaper and lace fabrics brought in Mount Stephen Club.

The resulting unique design for the building envelope of the hotel has been realized with concrete skin by Rieder. The 1,200 m2 facade panels made of fibreC underline the intention to create an equally precious as a shining object which simultaneously represents the expression of the elegant historic building in the foreground, while itself contributing to the allure of the iconic square. 1,000 concrete skin elements in a cross shape and the different sizes of window openings provide a spectacular luminous space pattern in the dark.

Architect: lemay Architects

Product information: 1000 m² of concrete skin facade panels
Surface: ferro

Specifications
Material fiber glass
concrete
Colors white
black

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