The appearance of the building shows the pursuit for rational scenes in a poetic manner. The noble and romantic temperament is like the classics left over after screened and polished in history and time for hundreds of years.
Design of San Francisco International Airport’s (SFO) new airport traffic control tower not only was focused on functional goals – including meeting the strictest seismic event standards, offering maximum sightlines and accommodating state-of-the-art electronics – it also needed to serve as an iconic airport symbol.
Since 1992, the Seat of the European Parliament has been in Strasbourg. The City of Strasbourg and SERS, as joint developers, wanted to create a monument which symbolises prestige where decisions on the fate of some 370 million Europeans were made in Strasbourg.
In Glen Innes, Auckland, Archimedia’s new community and arts centre Te Oro is not intended simply as a venue for events. It is also a space where the ancient Pacific culture is validated and where the heritage, concerns and values of the predominantly Maori and Polynesian population are paramount.
In a Moody Nolan website statement, the [Connor Group] new corporate headquarters’ iconic design is described as a double-loaded office bar wrapping around itself and uncoiling. The building’s “outer public skin” is clad in folded and triangulated sections of aluminum composite material (ACM) and strip windows. “The triangulations allow the building to twist and lean as momentum and movement build and pull around the perimeter to the high point.”
At the edge of the town of Schöningen and its open-cast lignite mine lies the site of a remarkable, world-famous Stone-Age find: the Schöningen Spears – the oldest complete hunting weapons ever found. It is now also the location of a new and emblematic research and experience centre that is visible from far around.
One of premium luxury condominiums in Bangkok comes with a timeless look that is clean, sophisticated, elegant and modern.
Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 134 in Chicago celebrated the grand opening of their new headquarters and union hall in May 2018 – a renovation project that has been dubbed “the Beacon of Bronzeville” and praised for its sleek, state-of-the-art design.
Covering an area of over 16 500 m² on the edge of Montpelier, the School of Hotel Management crouches like a gigantic reptile. Several different uses are concealed within the building: a hotel, four restaurants, a conference centre, classrooms, student apartments, sports facilities and offices.
Formally Matrade, now name: MITEC (Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre), Kuala Lumpur
MITEC is the largest exhibition centre in Malaysia. The architect (RSP Architect Sdn Bhd), selected and used more than 70,000m2 of ALUCOBOND® aluminium composite panels, to achieve its unique shape, which derives from rubber seed, a symbol of the Malaysia historical trade and business.
Clad in ALUCOBOND® Plus Spectra Ocean color-shifting finish, the Spectra was selected as a complementary building material to the Exo's color-changing smart glass technology that adjusts window tint to allow optimal natural light in.
A monotonous block of flats dating back to East German times has been transformed into Europe’s largest work of art.
The control tower lies in the heart of Jeddah, visible from the main Corniche Street lying in the middle of the capital of Jeddah on the Red Sea. This Iconic building was completed in 2017 to serve as the lighthouse of the busy port of Jeddah the capital of the Western region of the Kingdom.
The new 1,600 square-foot one-story Painted Rock Estate Winery Tasting Room – which opened in September 2013 – was designed not only to accommodate on-site retail wine-tastings and sales but as a unique destination site for weddings, banquets and corporate events.
This information centre displays and promotes aluminium products in general. The building design is done with 100% aluminium.
Beautiful combination of ALUCORE® and ALUCOBOND® in creating these stunning parasols.
Clad in 5,500 ALUCOBOND® Plus aluminum composite panels in seven custom colors that are dimensionally positioned with glass to invoke Gustav Klimt’s 1909 “Tree of Life” painting – the new Residence Hall met an aesthetic goal to set the building apart on the Boston skyline and, thereby, create an idiosyncratic image for MassArt.
Exceptional façade with high functionality
Bengbu Olympic Center is located in the city of Anhui, an ancient city in China.
The idea of Bengbu Olympic center was to create a holistic design of the building ensemble to give the impression of a moving dragon.
This architectural style is called the Hui-style.
The hospital building at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago referred to as The Tower, stands out on the city’s skyline with a unique butterfly design and striking white exterior – both visual symbols of the medical center’s goal to transform healthcare delivery. Formable ALUCOBOND® Plus in the custom Spinnaker Bone White color was selected to realize the hospital’s shining, clean exterior image and its unique butterfly design.
The ski jump redoubt in Bischofshofen is one of the most famous sites for sporting events and since 1952 venue of the “4-Jump-Tournee”. The building on a freestanding territory put the choice on ALUCOBOND
® due to its excellent weathering conditions.
The former Metro Mall in Bangkok, now Mille Malle is a trendy lifestyle mall.
The North Bergen, N.J., Housing Authority's Paul F. Cullum Tower was built in 1972. With an exterior retrofit completed in July 2013 that included the installation of a total of approximately 117,000 square feet of ALUCOBOND® the Cullum Tower now serves as “a beacon that can be seen from miles away.
In 1969 the success story began: The development of ALUCOBOND® more than fifty years ago was a small revolution in itself...