Facades and cladding

Stainless steel for façades

Building façade material selection is critically important. The material must be visually appealing, low maintenance and impervious to weather and pollution. Corrosion resistant and aesthetically versatile, stainless steel s hakes off those challenges easily.

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Facade webinars

Outokumpu stainless steel as a façade material in tall buildings

See how Outokumpu stainless steel has been selected as facade material to several landmarks around the world for example Chrysler Building, Petronas Towers, Jin Mao Tower, Burj Khalifa, One World Trade Center, Ping An Financial Center and many more.

Benefits of using stainless steel in façades


  • Innovative exterior cladding
  • Frame structures for canopies and balconies
  • Glass façade frame structures
  • Nets in varying thicknesses for supplementary structures and balustrades


  • Long lifespan and low life-cycle costs
  • The sustainable choice: Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) available for all product forms
  • Wide range of aesthetically pleasing surfaces
  • Finishes that can improve a building’s solar reflective index and energy absorption

Recommended reading


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Suitable stainless steel grades for your façade project


The aesthetics of stainless steel and how it can be processed

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