Featured Climate-Shield Rain Screen Projects



Mataverde Ipe siding upstate new york




Ipe_rain_screen_artfully_integrating_the_home_and_landscape_design-3.jpgOWNER:  Private Residence

ARCHITECT:  RGR Landscape Architecture and Architecture, New York, NY

RAIN SCREEN:  Climate-Shield® Rain Screen System™

CLADDING: Mataverde Ipe Siding (1x4 nominal)

FINISH:  Penofin Oil Finish


mataverde ipe pergola and rain screenRGR’s expertise includes master planning and design for a variety of project types including public parks, plazas, institutions, schools, healthcare, developments and a full scope of residential and commercial designs. RGR is also noted for their sustainable design, greenways, habitat restoration and more. 

This private residential redesign is a real gem, featuring a Feng shui design sensitivity and orientation to both the landscape design and structure. To create a tight linear design for the cladding, 1x4 Ipe hardwood rain screen siding was selected. This allows the project design elements to work together with beautiful natural color and grain variations and the Ipe cladding itself is durable and sustainable.

The Climate-Shield Rain Screen System allows for easy installation, and external
weather protection, while at the same time allows moisture trapped within the dwelling to escape. These sustainable download pdf rain screen projectdesign features are very important considering the site location and wooded environs. The pergola provides an additional overhead design element and ties the two structures together.