The modular façade

The WINTERFACE façade solution consists of individual façade modules. They are produced in an automated, custom-fit and ready-to-use manner.

Its patented rail system allows for quick installation on the building. The drainage system with joint tapes seals the modules to one another in a weather-proof and heat-insulating manner. Different plaster structures on the façade modules, from smooth to rough, are standard in injection technology for grain sizes from 0.5 to 2.5mm.

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Advantages over conventional façades

 
Individuality – The unique façade technology that gives you free rein in choosing the insulation material and façade surface as well as designing the joint pattern.

Precision – The highest product quality thanks to IT-supported production in ideal climate conditions. The façade modules are produced in a custom-fit and ready-to-use manner.

Operating Efficiency – Significant cost savings thanks to the use of unique planning and manufacturing technologies. Quick installation, regardless of weather conditions, thanks to the innovative mounting system – from minus 30% (back-ventilated façades) to minus 80% (composite heat insulation system façades). Easy to uninstall. Comprehensive façade documentation. Reduction in energy costs.

Documentation – 3D building documentation shows the building’s workmanship to architects and building owners. Our new planning tool generates the individual façade modules from this.

Industry 4.0 – Each façade module contains an RFID chip for touchless identification and localisation. This saves time during production, installation and maintenance, thereby ensuring complete quality management.

Design – Only WINTERFACE offers a truly unique joint design. The dimensions of the individual façade modules vary between the floor height and are up to four metres wide. From a rough plaster structure to smooth façade panels, you have virtually limitless possibilities when it comes to designing the surface.

Safety – The thin, mineral layer prevents fire from spreading among the façade modules.

Sustainability – All modules can be uninstalled, repaired, recycled and clearly sorted.

Heat Insulation – Its achievable U-values of 0.3 W/m²K to 0.15 W/m²K make the module suitable for passive houses. Hemp and wood fibre insulation boards will be available in the future in addition to EPS and mineral wool.

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Design

WINTERFACE is functional and high-quality. Each designed façade furthermore conveys emotion and identity. Our façade technology offers you creative façade design with limitless possibilities.

Joint

The joint pattern determines a building’s individuality. The size of the façade modules is freely selectable. This allows the architect to implement personal design ideas on any building shape by means of a joint pattern.

Structure and colour

The selection and interplay of structure and colour is nearly limitless. Each façade module is individually produced and can each be designed with a select structure and colour. There are generally no additional costs for combining different modules in a façade. Alternatively, 3 to 5 mm thick, high-quality stone linings can be applied in many different colours.

 

Illust.: An example of many different design options on a building.

Technical specifications

Fire protection

Our façade is classified according to ÖNORM EN 13501-1 with B – s1, do, and rated as poorly non-flammable/flame-retardant. The existence of verification in accordance with ÖN B 3800-5 allows for applications in buildings up to class 5.

Dimensions

We construct our façade modules standard at a size of up to 3 m in height and up to 4 m in width. You may choose the module thickness between 10 cm and 30 cm, depending on the insulation material used.

Heat insulation U-value [W/m²K] *

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* Calculated in accordance with EN 14509 without taking into account thermal losses along the longitudinal joints. The façade solution’s U-values depend on the respective façade shape and may differ from table values. They must be specifically determined for each project
** Other thicknesses are available. Maximum insulation thicknesses depend on the selected insulation material.
*** Around 10% of the hemp’s weight is composed of bicomponent polyester fibre.

Verifications

We will produce your static and building construction verifications of usability and heat insulation specifically for each project.

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Our façade solution is patented in Austria, Europe, Eurasia and China.