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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Midnight Copper Alucobond ACM Sparkles On New Yorkshire High School

hessle, highschool, dla, designs, yorkshire, england, alucobond, midnight, copper, optima, tfc, rainscreen, photography, sotech A $2.4 billion project to rebuild and refurbish 260 schools in England is underway with the latest project clad in Alucobond aluminum composite material (ACM). The endeavor is part of an initiative known as the Priority School Building Program (PSBP) and is overseen by the Department for Education (DfE). Each project takes an estimated 11 to 18 months to complete and all schools are due for completion by the end of 2017 – two years ahead of schedule. The short-term goal is to achieve the best schools for students, while over the long-term building a stronger economy and an equal society. (more…)

Swirling Metal Façade Evokes Speed On The Peterson Automotive Museum

Peterson, Automotive, Museum, Kohn, Pederson, Associates, Los, Angeles, California, Photography, Arch, Daily If you’re an architectural firm designing for the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, you are going to want to design something as sleek as the vehicles on display inside. That’s what architecture firm, Kohn Pedersen Associates, did for the complete refurbishment of the exterior and interior of the iconic museum. The goal of the $90 million project was to give the Peterson an eye-catching look that would attract architecture enthusiasts and car enthusiasts and encourage repeat visitors. (more…)