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Yearly Archives: 2017

High-Rise Serves As District’s Epicenter With Dimensional Anodized Alucobond Facade

Limmat Tower, Limmattal, Lukas Huggenberger, huggenbergerfries, Zurich, Alucobond Plus, Anodized Look, Photography Beat Buhler photograph ©Beat Bühler In the heart of Limmattal, which spans from the bustling city of Zürich, is the new district of Limmatfeld. A mixed-use residential high-rise serves as the epicenter, soaring above the district with a dynamic and recognizable façade. The Limmat Tower was designed by architect Lukas Huggenberger of huggenbergerfries using color changing Alucobond PLUS. (more…)

Elementary School Blends Into Vancouver Urban Fabric With Alucobond PLUS

Crosstown Elementary School, Francl Architecture, Vancouver, Keith Panel Systems, Alucobond PLUS, LEED Gold, Photography Michael Elkan photography © Michael Elkan

Project Name: Crosstown Elementary School
Project Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® PLUS Bone White, Platinum Mica, Dusty Charcoal, Custom Blue Ice Satin, Custom Carat Amber Satin, Custom Sunset Satin
Architect: Francl Architecture
Fabricator/Installer: Keith Panel Systems
General Contractor: ITC Construction Group
Images: Alissa Reed and Michael Elkan (copyright below image)
Architecture can often become a product of its environment, responding to community needs while blending into an already established environment. In the case of Crosstown Elementary School, its creation was in response to Vancouver’s imminent need for more primary education facilities. The result is a four-story structure that blends seamlessly into the “urban fabric” of the Canadian cityscape. (more…)