Key facts

The Standard Hotel - New York City
concrete skin - Facade
Rieder >
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Product description

Product: Exterior - fibreC 13mm

Polshek Architects

Product Information:
André Balazs expands his flagship Standard hotel brand to New York City. Together with Polshek Partnership Architects he designed a 19 stories / 233 feet building. fibreC perfectly fits into the design concept and supports the visual impression with its natural ambiance. 28,000 sft concrete skin – anthracite are currently installed. Opening is scheduled for fall 2008.

Product Information:
Facade surface: 2.750 m² fibreC 13mm

colour: anthracite

Product family


The development of concrete skin was inspired by Rieder‘s vision of a concrete cladding panel that is both stable and lightweight. The large-format panels are 13 mm thin and give architects plenty of scope in the design of individual facades, with regard to colour, structure and form. Glassfibre reinforced concrete is in-combustible and made of mineral-based raw materials, giving the panels their unique characteristics. The authentic appearance creates a vivid facade. Since concrete skin can be used for interior applications as well, it becomes possible to overcome traditional boundaries of space and to increase the element of flow inherent in the materials. Interior and exterior spaces are merged into one.

2500 x 1200 x 13 mm | 3100 x 1200 x 13 mm | 3600 x 1200 x 13 mm
Fixing systems

substructure: aluminium, steel
visible: rivets, screws
concealed: Rieder Power Anchor, undercut anchor, adhesive

Product characteristics
Building material class A1 (according to DIN 4102) - incombustible Dead load / mass per unit area 26 - 31.5 kg/m²
Bending tensile strength > 18 N/mm²

Colours and surfaces
12 colours, through-coloured
3 surface textures: FE ferro (sandblasted), FL ferro light
(finely sandblasted) and MA matt (brushed)
More colours and sizes are available on request.

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