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Monthly Archives: August 2017

LEED Platinum University Innovation Hub Features Alucobond PLUS Exterior

Jacobs Institute Design Innovation, UC Berkeley California, LMS Arch, CS Erectors, LEED Platinum, Alucobond Plus, Photography Tim Griffith A building, particularly on a college campus, can serve as an epicenter for creative and innovative collaboration. The purpose of the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, according to the architects at Leddy Maytum Stacy (LMS Arch), “…is to re-energize design and manufacturing innovation at the national level, honing the integrated set of skills students will need to create an abundant, sustainable future.” (more…)


Energy Efficient Primary School Uses Bright White Alucobond Plus And Responsive Sunshading System

Erich Kastner Primary School, Planugsburo Rohling AG Architekten, pbr, Passive House, Germany, Alucobond Plus, Photography Michael Moser The PassivHaus or “Passive House” energy performance standard was developed in Germany in the 1990s. The city of Leipzig adopted the standard in 2008 for all new public construction. The city’s first compliant building, the Erich Kästner Primary School was built in 2009 by the architects at Planungsbüro Rohling AG Architekten + Ingenieure (pbr). (more…)