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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Architects Design Incredible Serpentine Awning With Diamond Shaped Alucobond PLUS Panels

580 George Street, HSBC Building Foyer, fjmt studio, AR MA, Sydney, Australia, Alucobond PLUS naturAL Brushed, Photography Mike Chorley

Project Name: 580 George Street Lobby
Project Location: HSBC Centre, Sydney, Australia
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® PLUS naturAL Brushed
Architect: fjmt
Fabricator/Installer: Empire Glass
Geometry Specialists: AR-MA
Contractor: Lipman Pty Ltd
Structural Engineers: Taylor Thomson Whitting
Images: Mike Chorley Photography and Brett Boardman (see below image)

On a busy intersection in Sydney, Australia, you’ll find the 580 George Street Lobby, enticing passersby with its captivating design. The lobby’s upgrade is inspiring, utilizing the expertise of the geometry specialists at AR-MA in collaboration with architects fjmt (francis-jones morehen thorp) studio. The architects at fjmt explain, “We have sought to reinterpret the typical Sydney street awning to one that is dynamic and responsive to its urban context.” (more…)


Alucobond Plus Tilted Roof Helps Office Space Break The Traditional Commercial Mold

Gray Puksand, Peters Ice Cream Head Office, Australia, Alucobond Plus, Photography Peter Bennetts

Project Name: Peters Ice Cream Head Office
Project Location: Mulgrave, Australia
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® PLUS Dark Grey Metallic & Anthracite Grey
Architect: Gray Puksand
Fabricator: Alclad
Images: Peter Bennetts

Completed in early 2016, the Peters Ice Cream 24,000 square foot Head Office breaks away from the traditional office space typology. Accommodating 180 staff members, the structure takes full advantage of the site and serves as a direct link to the Ice Cream Factory near by. Although only a single story in construction, the commercial space appears larger as it mimics the sloping landscape. The building, designed by Gray Puksand, was required to not only blend in with the company’s existing structures, but also its lush surroundings. (more…)


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