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Striking Ellipsoidal Design, Modern Alucobond Plus Façade Distinguish High-Rise Residential Tower

Adaire, Fairfax, Virginia, R2L Architects, LEED Gold, Custom Alucobond PLUS

Project Name: Adaire
Project Location: Fairfax County, Virginia
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® PLUS Custom Liberty White, Custom MCH Gray Mic, Custom River Satin Nickel
Architects: R2L: Architects, PLLC
Fabricator/Installer: Custom Walls & Windows
General Contractor: John Moriarty & Assocaties
Other: Peerless Products, Inc.
LEED Certification: LEED Gold
Images: Mark Kempf Photography

As one of the first high-rises constructed in the fast-growing Tysons unincorporated area of Fairfax County, Va., Adaire, a mixed-use residential community, stands out not only for its 35 stories towering into the sky but for its striking ellipsoidal design and modern facade. READ MORE


Nassau Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum Transformed With Ethereal Metal Design System Created With Alucobond PLUS naturAL ACM

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New York, SHoP Architects, Gensler, Alucobond PLUS NaturAL Brushed, Hunt Construction Group, Sobotec, Crown Corr, Photography Jamey Price

Project Name: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Project Location: Uniondale, New York
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® PLUS naturAL Brushed
Architect: SHoP Architects
Interior Architect: Gensler
Developer: Forest City Ratner and Brookyln Sports & Entertainment
Fabricator: Sobotec Ltd.
Installer: Crown Corr
General Contractor: Hunt Construction Group
Images: Jamey Price Photography

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum had done its duty. Opened in 1972 in Uniondale, N.Y., the Coliseum not only had honored the military sacrifice of local veterans in Long Island’s Nassau County but had served as home to the one-time American Basketball Association’s New York Nets and the National Hockey League’s New York Islanders as well as hosted major events and concerts, including performances by Elvis Presley, Madonna and Bruce Springsteen. READ MORE