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Aliva Ariacovering® commission creates UK first

Aliva Ariacovering® commission creates UK first

Aliva UK have provided their Ariacovering® rainscreen system for a luxury 24 storey residential development X1 The Gateway in Salford.

They been commissioned to install striking ceramic stone and aluminium rainscreen cladding, a UK first for Levantina’s Techlam® ceramic stone panels.

Aliva UK’s Ariacovering® rainscreen system is the design answer to the aesthetic requirements of using large sized lightweight cladding.

Modules on X1 The Gateway are 2.9m standard size with bonded returns to individual elements of the building.

Ariacovering® in natural limestone ceramic has been specified alongside aluminium in orange/bronze hues.

Colourways created bespoke for X1 The Gateway’s architect DK-Architects.

Ariacovering® means it is possible to assemble Techlam® panels starting from 3+mm.

James Ormerod, MD of Aliva UK, said: “Our Ariacovering® system and Levantina’s Techlam® ceramic stone panels are breaking new ground in the UK in terms of large size lightweight external cladding.”

“This is a flagship development in the North West on a waterfront location with contemporary, sleek and stylish ceramic stone and aluminium rainscreen cladding solutions.”

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Aliva UK

Aliva UK designs, manufactures and supplies bespoke façades, rainscreen cladding, insulated render and render only systems, paints, and polished plaster, backed by six decades of Italian flair from parent company GruppoIVAS.



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