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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Arena Design Mimics Eternity Puzzle Using 14,000 Alucobond Panels

Perth Arena, by ARM Architecture and Cameron Chisholm Nicol CCN

Project Name: Perth Arena
Project Location: Perth, Western Australia
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond Plus custom Perth colors
Year of Completion: 2012
Architect: ARM Architecture and Carmeron Chisholm Nicol (CCN)
Fabricator: Alcom Fabricators
Photography Duncan Barnes, Carol Darby, ARM Architecture and CCN
Perth Arena is a sporting and entertainment arena in Western Australia built in a collaborative effort by architecture firms, ARM and Carmeron Chisholm Nicol (CCN). It is designed to mimic the intricacy of an Eternity puzzle with all of the pieces of the façade forming some combination of equilateral and half-triangles. Sources further state that the arena is said to be a modern interpretation of the state’s oldest public building, Round House in Fremantle. (more…)

School Clad In 17,000 Triangular Anodized Alucobond Panels

Georges-Freche School of Hotel Management by Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, Alucobond Anodized, Photo by Ramon Pratt photo by © Ramon Pratt

Project Name: Georges-Freche School of Hotel Management
Project Location: Montpellier, France
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond Anodized Look
Year of Completion: 2012
Architect: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
Photography Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, Moreno Maggi and Ramon Pratt
The intricate design of the Georges-Freche School of Hotel Management in Montpellier was constructed using 17,000 triangular anodized Alucobond aluminum panels. Architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas punctured the building’s exterior with nearly 5,000 triangular windows, each of which are unique. (more…)