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Mosa Facade Systems — existing products

The Dutch ceramic company Mosa already offers a façade solution designed for disassembly. It is a lightweight ventilated façade system with ceramic tiles mounted with mechanical fasteners, that comes either with visible or concealed fixations.

The detail shown is from the facade on Green Solution House (see more about the project on page 194 to 197).

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The tiles from Mosa are easy to reuse and renovate due to its double clamp system and mechanical fasteners. All photos © GXN

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In the second solution, the tiles are mounted on horizontally and vertically fitted aluminium profiles. Using an undercut

The mechanical fasteners secures the tiles can easily be attached and later detached to optimize renovation, deconstruction and reuse. All the tiles from Mosa is Cradle to Cradle 24 Certified™ which guarantees the material can be reused to high degree and fits into a circular building ecosystem. 25

How to design

The tiles in the first solution are attached to a vertical aluminium profile on the underlying frame using a double clamp system. The clamps remain visible and are integrated into the facade as a part the architectural design.

drill in the rear of the tile and the anchor is fixed in this using a steel plug.

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