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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Library Inspired by Original 1960s Building Strives For LEED Gold

Jasper Place Branch Library, Hughes Condon MarierArchitects, Dub Architects, Alucobond Fascia ACM, Photography by Gerry Kopelow The Jasper Place Branch Library was the joint venture between firms Hughes Condon Marier Architects (HCMA) and Dub Architects. The new library was to replace the old, but was still inspired by the 1960’s Modernist design of the original. The city of Edmonton required sustainable attributes in the building’s design, which was ultimately awards LEED Gold certification. (more…)


Award-Winning Commercial Office Space Promotes User Well-Being With Sustainable Design

Sky Believe in Better Building, Arup Associates, Sotech Optima, Alucobond Sunrise Silver Metallic ACM, Photography by Simon Kennedy

Project Name: Sky's Believe in Better Building, BSkyB
Project Location: Osterly, West London, UK
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® Sunrise Silver Metallic
Architect: Arup Associates
Fabricator: Sotech Optima
Photography: Simon Kennedy
Sky’s Believe in Better Building is a four-story commercial office space by Arup Associates; reciprocate of the 2014 Wood in Architecture Award. The office and training facility was designed with community in mind and the promotion of improved well-being amongst users with flexible office spaces to enhance creativity. (more…)