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LEAD THE WAY TO A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE IN AUSTRALIA’S BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Fairview has been a trusted provider of quality cladding to architects, builders and installers for over 30 years. We have listened to our customers and are revolutionising cladding for large-scale buildings with Argeton: a natural, sustainable cladding solution with a purpose.

We have partnered with world-class German manufacturer Argeton, to bring you an ambitious, inventive, ceramic product design to bring sustainability to the forefront of large-scale design and construction.

ARGETON TERRACOTTA CLADDING TICKS ALL THE BOXES WHEN IT COMES TO
LARGE-SCALE, SUSTAINABLE DESIGN PROJECTS AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

  • A fully compliant and sustainable product option with multifarious design elements
  • Natural and energy-efficient, allowing you to achieve outstanding thermal benefits
  • Versatile to suit a large range of design intent, including connection to nature through biophilic design
  • Exceptional strength along with the concealed fixing system that makes it particularly suitable for Type A, B and C constructions, public buildings, and high traffic areas such as schools
  • High-quality intergenerational product manufactured in Germany, internationally renowned and respected
  • Terracotta offers sunscreen and rainscreen protection
  • Non-combustible & compliant for large-scale building insurance
  • Perfect for external and interior design applications
  • Endless colours and customisation possibilities
  • Energy-efficient, allowing you to achieve outstanding thermal benefits and reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • Natural, minimal virgin materials are required, and the panel is recyclable at the end of its life
  • Rejected or broken clay can be crushed and reused
  • Excellent resistance to extreme temperatures, UV, weather, and corrosion
  • Terracotta offers sunscreen and rainscreen protection
  • Terracotta materials are easy to care for and maintenance-free
  • Resistant to acidic rainwater due to terracotta’s high alkaline level
  • Insulation against external noise pollution and improvement of sound protection by approx. 9dB
  • Great durability against impact, and extreme UV and weather resistance against hail, passed DIN 18063-3 test
  • Terracotta offers sunscreen and rainscreen protection
  • Non-combustible - tested to AS1530.1 and fire protection classification in accordance with DIN 4102
  • Compliant with test AS 1530.3
  • Ball throwing safety in accordance with DIN 18032-3
  • BBA Certificate 2020
  • Water absorption in accordance with DIN EN 10545-3
  • Frost resistance in accordance with DIN EN 10545-12 & DIN 52252
  • Deep abrasion in accordance with DIN EN 10545-6
  • Moisture expansion in accordance with DIN EN 10545-10
  • Acid resistance in accordance with DIN EN 10545-13
  • Alkali-resistance in accordance with DIN EN 10545-13
  • Chemical resistance in accordance with DIN EN 10545-13
  • A simple, versatile rail and clip-in installation system
  • Supply for large-scale projects available
  • Product specification guides and training available
  • 15 Year Warranty
  • Great durability against impact, and extreme UV and weather resistance against hail, passed DIN 18063-3 test
  • Non-combustible & tested to AS1530.1 and fire protection classification in accordance with DIN 4102
  • Compliant with test AS 1530.3
    Maintenance-free and coloured to last
  • Ball throwing safety in accordance with DIN 18032-3
  • BBA Certificate 2020
  • Water absorption in accordance with DIN EN 10545-3
  • Frost resistance in accordance with DIN EN 10545-12 & DIN 52252
  • Deep abrasion in accordance with DIN EN 10545-6
  • Moisture expansion in accordance with DIN EN 10545-10
  • Acid resistance in accordance with DIN EN 10545-13
  • Alkali-resistance in accordance with DIN EN 10545-13
  • Chemical resistance in accordance with DIN EN 10545-13
  • A simple, and easy to install rail and clip-in installation system that is concealed
  • Scratch and dent resistant
  • Training and resources available
  • Maintenance-free and coloured to last
  • Argeton has exceptional strength along with the concealed fixing system that makes it particularly suitable for Type A, B and C constructions, public buildings, and high traffic areas such as schools
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FIVE REASONS WHY ARGETON IS THE IDEAL CHOICE
FOR AUSTRALIA’S BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Sustainable

Inventive terracotta cladding system designed for large-scale projects brings innovation and sustainability efforts to new heights.

Functional

Excellent thermal and cooling efficiency, improvement of sound protection by 9dB, non-combustibility and frost-proofing. This is not just a decorative cladding material, but a product that enhances the sustainability of the whole building.

Weatherproof

Successful DIN 18063-3 testing highlights extreme impact resistance and the ability to withstand hail, fire, rain, sun and other harsh conditions experienced on high-rise buildings.

Durable

Corrosion-resistant and designed to last 50 – 60 years, Argeton allows you to build a sustainable landmark that will inspire future generations.

Aesthetic

Limitless colour finishing options, combined with multiple texture offerings; natural, glazed, englobed, grooved, or structured surfaces and 6 different profiles. Achieve eco-friendly designs that make an impact with their exquisite beauty.

THE ARGETON TERRACOTTA FAÇADE CLADDING SYSTEM

A beautiful, creative clay, rainscreen façade system with timeless elegance. Perfect for use with steel, glass, brick, stone, fibre cement, or wood in new constructions, as well as renovation projects.

The large variety of profiles, from classic tiles to unique vertical oriented profiles, and grooves of varying sizes, allow architects to hand-choose the style that suits their design dreams. Add to that, 27 classic colours and six different surface textures and the design possibilities are near-limitless.

Argeton is scratch and dent resistant, and the first ceramic façade to pass the testing requirements for DIN 18032-3. Non-combustible, UV and weather-resistant, thermally efficient, and easy to install, Argeton is the ultimate in longevity and sustainability. It’s time to reimagine sustainable design to allow innovation and creativity to shine through.

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PROFILES

Tampa

The classic tile for a clean-cut building appearance.

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Terzo

False joints in the surface in various widths and distances create a lively façade look.

Terzo

Lineo

A stylish horizontal linear structure created by 3mm deep grooves.

Lineo

Danza

The overlap of the individual panels creates a fascinating play of shades, depending on how the light falls on the building façade.

Danza

Altivo

Vertically oriented façade tiles. The new trend in terracotta façade design.

Altivo

Barro

In addition to its function as an architectural design element, the brick bar can also be used as a sun shade or screen.

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Argelite

With its low weight the Argelite façade tile is also ideal for building refurbishments.

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Ceramic Corner

Straight-line corners for a terracotta façade that’s perfect down to the very last detail.

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27 STANDARD COLOURS

Salmon-Pastel Red
Carrera_White
Bright Grey
Ferro Grey
Cream
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Iron Grey
Granite Grey
Red Brown
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Light Grey_
Sand_Colour
Natural Red
Chocolate
Sahara Yellow
Tuscan_Red
Volcano Grey
Burgundy Brown
Coffee
Glacier_Blue
Ivory
Platinum Grey
Apricot-Beige (5)
Volcano Black
Silver Grey
Pearl White
Tizian Red_

SURFACE TEXTURES

Choose from six different surface finishes allowing you to achieve different appearances with light and shadows on the façade.

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Standard Surface Texture

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Surface Texture 5

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GLAZES AND ENGOBES

In addition to the standard colours, glazes and engobes can be customised to any colour, allowing limitless design possibilities.

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REALISE THE MOST AMBITIOUS SUSTAINABLE DESIGN VISION WITH ARGETON TERRACOTTA FAÇADE CLADDING

With the rise of sustainable natural materials as a sought-after design trend, builders and installers must achieve the seemingly impossible, and create iconic large-scale projects which positively impact sustainability efforts.

Argeton offers a diverse range of natural terracotta tiles and panels for a sustainable, functional, ventilated façade system. All-natural and hand-crafted, Argeton seamlessly incorporates
sustainability into large-scale building façades with a combination of natural materials, durability, and ease of installation.

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BEAUTIFUL HAND-CRAFTED TERRACOTTA FAÇADE CLADDING IS THE PERFECT COMPLEMENT TO YOUR SUSTAINABLE DESIGN PROJECTS, MAKING A GREEN FOOTPRINT THAT WILL LAST DECADES INTO THE FUTURE

Unlike other green alternatives, Argeton lives up to the mantle of ‘sustainable.’

Formed from the earth and famously able to withstand the test of time, terracotta is a natural embodiment of the spirit of sustainability that lends itself well to large- scale projects.

Specifying Argeton will save you time and effort searching for reliable alternative materials – it is backed by credible build history and is an internationally respected façade system. As natural and biophilic designs continue to find their way onto the façades of large-scale buildings, asset owners are seeking to implement more natural products and alternatives to traditional cladding into their projects.

With easy-to-grasp education and training programs for installers and builders, and a simple, versatile rail and clip-in installation system, Argeton makes the transition to new materials as simple and streamlined as possible.

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ENVIRONMENTALLY SAFE INNOVATION AT SCALE,
BACKED BY AUSTRALIA’S LEADING CLADDING SUPPLIER

Argeton is the ideal choice for large-scale projects such as government,
university, high-rise residential or commercial applications, where making a
lasting mark on the community is the ultimate goal.

Choosing a natural material with purpose helps architects and asset owners realise
their ambitions. When it comes to impactful, environmentally friendly construction,
Argeton is leading the way into a sustainable future.

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