Studio 531 just completed a renovation of an existing light industrial building in Vancouver
The original building had an non-rainscreen stucco facade that had suffered from water damage. We replaced it with a custom metal panel that mimics the corrugated metal facades common to the industrial neighbourhood. Studio 531 worked directly with the fabricator to develop 3 custom profiles that subtlety create different effects depending on the light conditions and angle of approach. The facade design works to create a dynamic new look without re-configuring the exterior openings. Horizontal flashings project beyond the cladding profile to highlight the geometric profile and create a horizontal expression to the facade.