Project Name Exo Apartments Location Reston, VA Alucobond Spectra Ocean Architects R2L: Architects, PLLC General Contractor John Moriarty & Associates of Virginia, LLC Fabricator/Installer Custom Walls & Windows, Inc. Photography © Mark Kempf Photography
Marketing materials for the Exo apartments – which feature a gleaming contemporary façade – encourage residents to “live in full color” in this 457-unit multi-family residential community that opened in July 2018. Located in Reston, Va., Exo residents live less than 25 miles from Washington, D.C.
Consisting of two identical 16-floor towers connected with a single-story reception-area link building, the 530,000-square foot Exo is clad in ALUCOBOND® PLUS aluminum composite material in the Spectra Ocean color-shifting finish by 3A Composites USA. The ALUCOBOND® Spectra was selected as a complementary building material to the Exo’s color-changing smart glass technology that adjusts window tint to allow optimal natural light in.(more…)