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Vermont Gray/Black slate wall cladding installation at Valparaiso University

The architects for the Kathleen and Mark Helge Center at Valparaiso University designed the one-story building to include natural building materials which included Greenstone Vermont Gray/Black slate for the wall cladding in prominent areas of the new Campus Ministries building’s exterior.

Greenstone Slate® provided slate in widths of 20″x12″ and 20″x14″ for the slate cladding installation. The slate grade ranged from 1/4″ to 3/8″ (Standard Grade Rough Texture) which works particularly well for slate wall cladding projects.

Contractor: Midland Engineering
Architect: Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architects
Slate Quarrier / Manufacturer: Greenstone Slate Co.
Project Location: Valparaiso, Indiana

Slate is efficient to install as cladding and adds a very distinctive style and texture to a building’s appearance as an accent or entire wall areas. When beneficial, slate cladding can be installed in a grid system that offers the advantages of air circulation behind the cladding and unsurpassed ease of building access behind the slate for service and renovation.

See more slate wall cladding projects here.

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