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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Alucobond Plus Helps Rush University Medical Center Tower Transform Chicago Skyline

Alucobond Plus, Rush University Medical Center, Hospital, Perkins + Will, Chicago, Photos by Robert R. Gigliotti

Project Name: Rush University Medical Center
Project Location: Chicago, Illinois
Alucobond Materials: 250,000 sq. ft. custom Spinnaker Bone White 17,000 sq. ft. custom Sunstorm Rum Pewter
Year of Installation: 2011
Architect: Perkins+Will, Chicago
Fabricator: Sobotec Ltd., Hamilton, Ontario
Installer: ASI Ltd. (Previously of Whitestown, Ind.)
General Contractor: Powers/Jacob Joint Venture, Chicago
Images: Robert R. Gigliotti
The new 14-story $654-million hospital building at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, which is 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 aluminum composite material in the custom Spinnaker Bone White color was selected to realize the hospital’s shining, clean exterior image and its unique butterfly design. (more…)