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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Playful Pavilion Attracts Visitors With Charred Timber, Alucobond, And Interactive Pixel Wall

Podium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Make Architects, Alucobond Aluminum Composite Roof, Photo by Matt Wreford The competition-winning ‘Podium’ building by Make Architects transformed the old Olympic Park in Stratford, England with another spectacular destination. (more…)

LEED Platinum Commercial Building Sets Energy and Design Standards In Europe

NU Office Building, Architect Falk von Tettenborn, Hurbert Haupt, LEED Platinum USGBC, Alucobond Plus Wood Royal Cedar

Project Name: NU Office Building
Project Location: Munich, Germany
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® Plus Royal Cedar
Architect: Falk von Tettenborn
Fabricator: AS Fassaden, Gars
Developer: Hubert Haupt Immobilien Holding
General Contractor: Ernie Loberg Construction
Photography: Falk von Tettenborn Architects + Katzer
What if a building didn’t just have sustainable attributes? There weren’t just aspects or portions of the building’s design that adhered to the world’s leading performance standard LEED (Leadership in Energy and environmental Design), but what happens when one of the key design principles in a building is energy efficiency? You get a building with the highest LEED Platinum score ever worldwide in the category of ‘Core and Shell.’ (more…)