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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Elementary School Renovated For Union Headquarters Features Sleek, Light-Filled Design Clad In Alucobond PLUS ACM

IBEW Local 134 Headquarters, Wight Company, Sobotec, Architectural Panel Systems, Alucobond PLUS, Photography Paul Schlismann

Project Name: IBEW Local 134 Headquarters
Project Location: Chicago, IL
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® PLUS Custom Ridgedale Silver, Custom Gray Velvet Mica, Bone White
Architects/General Contractors: Wight & Company
Fabricator: Sobotec Ltd.
Installer: Architectural Panel Systems (APS)
Images: "Before Image"courtesy of Wight & Company, all "After Images" by ©Paul Schlismann Photography courtesy of Wight & Company
Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 134 in Chicago celebrated the grand opening of their new headquarters and union hall in May 2018 – a renovation project that has been described in glowing terms that are reflective not only of the building’s light-filled architectural design but of its significant impact on the surrounding Bronzeville neighborhood revitalization. (more…)


Largest Timber Housing Estate In Switzerland Uses An Anodized Alucobond Aluminum Shell

Sue Til Development, Switzerland, Winterthur, Alucobond A2 Anodized Look, Soppelsa Architects, Weberbrunner Architekten, Photography Peter Schaublin Photograph© Peter Schäublin In Switzerland’s largest timber housing estate, the sue&til development features 300 residential apartments on an area of over 570,000 square feet. The massive development was the collaborative effort of Weberbrunner Architekten and Soppelsa Architects, both firms are out of Zürich. Sitting in Winterthur, a city just Northeast of the country’s capital of Zürich, the development was built within the stringent guidelines of the 2000-watt society. (more…)