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Category Archives: Case Histories

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. READ MORE


NEW Harwyn Installs First Two-Story Modular Towers Featuring Alucobond ACM

Harwyn, Two Story Towers, Australia, Modular Pods, Alucobond, Aluminum Composite, Photography Chris Daile photo ©Chris Daile
The Harwyn modular pods began by revolutionizing home office design. The designs gained momentum and increasing popularity in the education market. This month, Harwyn completed its first ever two-story design. Further innovating the concept of prefabricated design, these two-story pods serve as modular towers. READ MORE