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Westin New York

Project Name: Westin New York
Project Location: New York, New York
Alucobond Materials: 40,000 sq. ft. of 4mm
 ALUCOBOND® Plus in Six custom colors
Year of Installation: 2002
Architect: Arquitectonica / HKS
Fabricator: Sobotec Ltd, 
Canada
Installer: Permasteelisa /
Tower Installation
Attachment Method: Sobotec SL1000 System 
Rout & return caulked

Plenty of Sparkle Gives Westin New York at Times Square Extra Flair

There’s plenty of sparkle in the new Westin New York at Times Square hotel. There’s glass and metal that reflects the bold, imaginative design of the structure itself and the adjacent retail/entertainment complex dubbed E Walk®. This new Westin hotel even illuminates the night with a beam of light that arches through the 45-story glass prism and beyond. The glittering facade on this $300-million project features 8,000 sheets of glass in ten colors.

St. Louis Acura

Project Name: St. Louis Acura
Project Location: St. Louis, Missouri
ALUCOBOND Materials: 3,300 sq. ft. of 
Champagne Metallic;
1,000 sq. ft. of
 Spire Blue II
Year of Installation: 2002
Design/Build Firm: Caress-Weber Inc.
, St. Louis, MO
Distributor: Universe Corporation
, St. Louis, MO
Attachment Method: Universe 2000

Dave Mungenast St. Louis Acura

A driver on busy Manchester Road in the St. Louis suburb of Manchester, Missouri, could easily be drawn to the new Dave Mungenast St. Louis Acura dealership — in spite of many distractions. The traffic is heavy, competition from other retail outlets is intense, and a cluttered visual field requires compelling brand identification. Fortunately, the design of the dealership is compelling.