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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Weathered Steel And Glass Residence Sits In Lush Forest In Washington State

Rimrock Residence, Spokane, Washington, Olson Kundig Architects, Weathered Steel Facade, Photography Benjamin Benschneider Photograph ©Benjamin Benschneider
Architects take different approaches to building within naturally lush landscapes. Their designs can blend into a verdant environment or take a more distinct and modern approach. In order to adapt within any natural landscape architects usually choose a building palette that complements its surroundings. For the Rimrock residence in Spokane, Washington, the T-shaped home is covered in untreated steel and glass. (more…)

Architects Design Futuristic Research Facility Enveloped In Silver Alucobond PLUS

Robert H N Ho Research Centre, British Columbia, Canada, MCMP Architects,CEI Architecture, Keith Panel Systems, Alucobond PLUS

Project Name: Robert H.N. Ho Research Centre
Project Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® PLUS Sunrise Silver, Silver Metallic, and Custom Red
Architect: MCMP Architects
Collaborative Architect: HDR/CEI Architecture
Fabricator: Keith Panel Systems
Images: © Howard Waisman

CEI Architecture and Musson Cattell Mackey Partnership (MCMP) Architects collaborated on a 65,000 square foot research facility back in 2012. The Robert H.N. Ho Research Centre in British Columbia, Canada is part of the Vancouver General Hospital campus. The center focuses primarily on hip health and prostate research and is a $32 million investment. (more…)