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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…)


Color-Changing Green-Hued Alucobond Spectra Reflects Sustainable Design Of New Mixed-Use Community

Marine, Gateway, Perkins, Will, Architects, Vancouver, British, Columbia, Alucobond, aluminum, composite, Material, Mark, Kempf, Photography ©Mark Kempf

Project Name: Marine Gateway
Project Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond PLUS Bone White, Steel City Silver, Anodic Clear Mica, Custom Ridgedale Silver, Custom Yellow Flash, Red Fire, Custom Mustard Yellow, Custom French Burgundy, CIBC Red, Montreal Blue, Focus Black, Custom Spectra Lime Zest, Custom Spectra Mossy Forest, Custom Spectra Rainforest, Custom Spectra Springtime
Developer: PCI Developments Corp.
Architect: Perkins+Will, Vancouver, British Columbia
Fabricator/Installer: Keith Panel Systems Co. Ltd.
General Contractor: Ledcor Construction, Inc.
Images: Photos © Mark Kempf
The Marine Gateway mixed-use development officially opened this spring in south Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, as the first major transit-oriented development integrated into Vancouver’s Canada Line rapid transit rail system. It’s also served by the South Vancouver Bus Loop. (more…)