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Aluminum Headquarters Sits Atop A Forest Of Anodized Aluminum Columns

The “Aluminum Forest” in Utrecht, Netherlands serves as the headquarters for the country’s aluminum industry. Reflecting the different products and qualities of their domestic aluminum, the building was constructed atop 368 anodized aluminum columns.

Austrian Hotel Features Bubble Facade With Perforated White Alucobond ACM

The Seepark Hotel Lindner in Klagenfurt, Austria immediately draws attention with its uniquely perforated exterior. The hotel, designed by Trecolore Architects, separates the street and a natural park, which provide serene views for the hotel’s patrons. The curved exterior, known as the bubble façade, was created utilizing white Alucobond aluminum composite material that is mounted in front of the hotel’s balconies.

Airport Converted Into Technology Business Hub by Norwegian Architects

The former site of the Oslo Airport in Norway, closed in the late 1990’s, is now the business hub for technologies company IT-Fornebu. Utilizing the existing airport terminal, the new extension known as the Portal Building, will house the business and incubation center for the company. The company’s hope is to transform this former transport hub into a citywide business hub with the help of the designers at A-lab architecture.

Sheltering Disk For Transport Hub Uses Custom Alucobond ACM In Award Winning Project

Project Name: Golden Eye, Graz Main Station Local Transport Hub
Project Location: Europaplatz, Austria
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® A2, Spectra Custom Color
Architect: Zechner & Zechner ZT GmbH
Fabricator: SFL technologies, Stallhofen
Photography: Zechner & Zechner ZT GmbH

The 90 million euro investment for the Europaplaz Local Transport Hub at Graz Main Station in Austria was part of a modernization project that took two years to complete.

Mirrored Aluminum Clad Mobile Structures Are The Homes Of The Future

Casa Invisible is a concept by Austrian firm, Delugan Meissl Associated Architects (DMAA), which utilizes the idea of mobile housing to create a cost efficient, environmentally conscience design. The nature of the design’s mobility leaves a minimal environmental footprint, reducing structural planning restrictions and addressing the critical housing situation.

Library Inspired by Original 1960s Building Strives For LEED Gold

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.