Functional Corian® Solid Surface Wall Cladding

A durable, versatile wall cladding material that stands up to the daily wear and
A durable, versatile wall cladding material that stands up to the daily wear and tear of high school hallways and lobbies.


Exeter Senior High School, Reading, Pennsylvania

Larry Prescott, Project Architect; Kelly Groom,
Interior Designer; Gilbert Architects
Fabricator: Henry H. Ross & Son, Inc.

ISSUES

  • Renovating the school to accommodate the population growth of Exeter Township.
  • Working within a limited budget to create a uniform look between the existing design and the improved administrative offices, lobbies, desktops, classrooms, instruction room, cafeteria, science labs, library and music suite.
  • Choosing a durable, versatile wall cladding material that stands up to the daily wear and tear of high school hallways and lobbies.

Exeter High School Corian® Solid Surfacing

A durable, cost-effective and easy to maintain surface

Exeter High School Custom Columns

The versatility of Corian® solid surface allows for unlimited design flexibility to create custom columns, edge treatments, wall cladding and other design details.

Exeter High School Hallway

DuPont™ Corian® solid surface is a cost-effective, high-performance substitute for floor-to-ceiling wall panels.

CHALLENGES

  • Successfully blending the style of the existing lobby areas with surrounding walls and décor.
  • Constructing new columns and column bases to form a consistent look throughout the school’s existing décor.
  • Identifying a cost-effective, high-performance substitute for floor-to-ceiling wall panels.

SOLUTIONS

  • Choosing a surfacing material with a vast color selection to match the current wall cladding and achieve design continuity throughout the building.
  • Identifying a product with the design flexibility to reconstruct defects in existing wall panels.
  • Selecting a surface that is durable, cost-effective and easy to maintain.

BENEFITS

  • With a wide range of colors, a variety of aesthetics, and an attractive, seamless appearance, DuPont™ Corian® solid surfaces offer endless design options.
  • Corian® is a low-maintenance material that offers a long-term, cost-effective solution for high-traffic areas.
  • The versatility of Corian® allows for unlimited design flexibility, in this case, to create custom columns and column bases, edge treatments, wall cladding and other design details.

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