Five things to know about metal composite panels
Durable, low-maintenance, and easy to fabricate, metal composite panels provide versatility for façade design. AIA partner ALPOLIC provides an overview of possibilities.
Architects face a litany of requirements when it comes to designing facades: building codes, sustainability, dynamic design intents, to name a few, while also needing to ensure they are easy to fabricate, install, and maintain and help buildings stay on budget. Metal composite materials (MCM) offer a solution to enabling architects to realize visions that were impractical or wholly impossible just a few decades ago.