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Monthly Archives: January 2005

Georgia Aquarium

Alucobond ACM, Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, Georgia

Project Name: Georgia Aquarium
Project Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Alucobond Materials: 50,000 sq. ft. of 4mm in 3,600 panels
Platinum, Silver Metallic and 
custom 3-coat Blue Metallic
Year of Installation: 2005
Architect: Thompson, Ventulett,Stainback
, Atlanta, GA
Fabricator: The Miller Clapperton
 Partnership, Austell, Georgia
Attachment Method: MCP 100 attachment system
Georgia Aquarium’s Design Includes Alucobond Material Cladding “Architecture meant to reflect the relationship between mankind and the world’s oceans,” is a highlight statement by Atlanta-based Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates (TVS) in commentary about the firm’s design contributions to the new Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta. Alucobond® Material and Alucobond® Plus Material were used as exterior cladding panels to help suggest a ship’s hull as part of the architectural design of the Georgia Aquarium. As aluminum composite materials (ACM), the Alucobond panels consist of two sheets of .02” aluminum thermobonded to a plastic core. (more…)

Alaska Psychiatric Institute

Alucobond ACM, Alaska Psychiatric Institute, Keith Panel Systems, Ken Graham Photography

Project Name: Alaska Psychiatric Institute
Project Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Alucobond Materials: 9,917 sq. ft. of 4mm Silver Metallic
Year of Installation: 2005
Architect: Koonce Pfeffer Bettis, Inc.
, Anchorage
Fabricator: KPS, Vancouver, Canada
Installer: Bucher Glass, 
Attachment Method: KPS rain-screen
 systems A and C
Images: Ken Graham Photography
Alucobond® Material Crowns New Psychiatric Hospital The new Alaska Psychiatric Institute (API) in Anchorage, which opened for patients in July of 2005, is a visually engaging symbol of sophisticated psychiatric treatment and architectural success. (more…)