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Architech
by Floor Gres

Description

Architech is a series of through-body porcelain tiles, by Floor Gres, one of the leading Italian manufacturers of porcelain tile. Developed to support modern, minimalist design, this series is comprised of ten solid colors, seven tiles sizes and three finishes. Three of the colors in the series meet the requirements set by the LEED® building rating system and may be used to earn LEED MR Credits 4.1 and 4.2. Tiles in these colors have been certified by Bureau Veritas. Mineral, 51.2% recycled content; Forest, 50.7% recycled content and Mauve, 30.8% recycled content.

Architech can be used in conjunction with the Florim Color System by Floor Gres, to create many different color combinations. The Florim Color System allows architects and designers to utilize other Floor Gres collections that share consistent tile sizing and color palettes.

Colors + Finishes

Differentiated by its consistent color across textures and tile sizes, the Architech palette features subtle shade variation ranging from light beige to warm greys and dark browns. The series includes ten colors.  Each color is offered in a matte, polished and bush-hammered finish.

Sizes

Architech is stocked in:
Mineral - Matte: 16"x32" (15.75"x31.50")
Ash Gray - Matte: 16"x32" (15.75"x31.50")

See below for special order size availability.  Mosaic and listello patterns, trim pieces, and stair treads are also available.

Applications

Architech is a highly durable material requiring low maintenance. Tiles are suitable for interior and exterior walls and floors, including heavy-traffic commercial flooring applications.

Technical Specs

Water Absorption – ISO 10545-3:  <.1%
Thickness:  3/8″
Recommended Grout Line:  1/8″
Breaking Strength – ISO 10545-4:  >1700
Scratch Hardness – ISO 10545-6:  <150
Thermal Shock Resistance - ISO 10545-9:  Resistant
Frost Resistance - ISO 10545-12:  Resistant
Chemical Resistance - ISO 10545-13:  UA ULA UHA
Stain Resistance - ISO10545-14:  4
Coefficient of Friction – DIN 51130:  R10 (Matte), R11 (Bush-hammered)

Installation + Maintenance

Tiles can be installed using standard installation methods for thinset adhesives. A grout joint of 1/8" or greater is recommended. Use high quality adhesive from manufacturers such as Laticrete and Mapei, following manufacturers’ recommendations, depending on conditions. Clean with a neutral detergent.

Colors + Finishes
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Bone


Matte

Polished

Bush-Hammered

Pumice


Matte

Polished

Bush-Hammered

Sage


Matte

Polished

Bush-Hammered

Sand


Matte

Polished

Bush-Hammered

Fossil


Matte

Polished

Bush-Hammered

Ashgrey


Matte

Polished

Bush-Hammered

Mineral


Matte

Polished

Bush-Hammered

Forest


Matte

Polished

Bush-Hammered

Cinnamon


Matte

Polished

Bush-Hammered

Deep Mauve


Matte

Polished

Bush-Hammered

 

Sizes Available

Nominal Sizes 4"x24" 8"x32" 16"x32" 24"x24" 24"x48" Listello Sfalsato Mosaic
Tile Thickness 10mm 5x5cm
2"x2"
Bone Matte
Polished
Bush-Hammered
Pumice Matte
Polished
Bush-Hammered
Sage Matte
Polished
Bush-Hammered
Sand Matte
Polished
Bush-Hammered
Fossil Matte
Polished
Bush-Hammered
Ashgrey Matte
Polished
Bush-Hammered
Mineral Matte
Polished
Bush-Hammered
Forest Matte
Polished
Bush-Hammered
Cinnamon Matte
Polished
Bush-Hammered
Deep Mauve Matte
Polished
Bush-Hammered
* Actual sizes as follows: 4"x24" (3.94"x23.62")
8"x32" (7.87"x30.50") 16"x32" (15.75"x31.50")
24"x24" (23.62"x23.62") 24"x48" (23.62"x47.24")

Installations
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