South Coast HouseModern Exterior, Sydney

Architect: Fergus Scott Architects
Builder: M & J Green Builders

Acacia Joinery manufactured and supplied Australian hardwood timber windows and doors for this home on the South Coast, NSW.

Photo of a modern exterior in Sydney. —  Houzz
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Gabrielle Chariton added this to Beyond Brick and Plasterboard: Alternative Materials for Walls21 Nov 2018

Metal cladding is supplied as a series of interlocking panels that are affixed to the exterior of the building. It can be applied in a variety of formations to create different visual effects, and each metal has its own unique character and properties. Metal cladding comes in a wide range of finishes, from shiny and reflective right through to matt, powder-coated colours. This dramatic home is clad in a product called Corten, a pre-weathered steel that continues to rust and develop a beautiful patina over time. Its striking textural appearance and reddish hue pair beautifully with other natural finishes such as timber and stonework.

Rebecca Gross added this to 5 Exterior Metal Cladding Types for a Flash Facade16 Nov 2016

4. Corten steelCorten is a weather-resistant steel (copper chromium alloy steel) that is more resistant to atmospheric weathering than other unalloyed steels. Its chemical composition reacts to pollutants in the atmosphere and promotes the early formation of a protective oxide film that constantly regenerates over time. This patina develops as a reddish brown layer and gains a darker hue with time. Despite the look of corrosion, Corten has twice the tensile strength of mild steel, making it an ideal structural material as well as being used for cladding and other architectural features.Ways with Corten weathering steel

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ljm3906 added this to Exterior Materials for Maysteers Lane19 Aug 2018

Use of Corten Steel for cladding

ameliayates added this to Home16 Jan 2017

Cor-Ten steel panels on outside. Crazy shape but neat! Love the windows all around under the roof

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