Matt Ford, Universe Cladding Solutions, speaks to NJIT architecture students.
Matt Ford, senior vice president at Universe Cladding Solutions, recently gave a presentation to students from NJIT’s College of Architecture and Design. Universe Cladding Solutions is a leading national manufacturer of Metal Composite Material (MCM) and Trespa rainscreen wall systems. The presentation focused on the engineering, fabrication and installation of high-performance exterior cladding systems, with a particular focus on European-style prefabricated panel attachment technology and the use of innovative 3D software to help coordinate the design-to-construction process in the U.S. marketplace. The event was one of a series of special guest lectures by industry experts in the field of advanced wall systems to an advanced architecture design studio, taught by Assistant Professor Matt Burgermaster, which is focused on the creation of innovative resilient design solutions through collaboration with the building industry.