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Category Archives: Case Histories

Minnetonka Schools

Alucobond, Minnetonka Schools, ATS&R Planners

Project Name: Minnetonka Schools
Project Location: Minnetonka, Minnesota
Alucobond Materials: 5,359 sq ft of 4mm custom Arabian Blue
 4,385 sq ft of 4mm Platinum Mica
Attachment Method: Rout and Return Wet Seal
Year of Installation: 2009
Architect: ATS&R Planners/Architects/Engineers, 
Minneapolis
Fabricator/Installer: Innovative Building Concepts, Inc.
Bloomington, Minn.
General Contractor: Merrimac Construction Co., Inc.
Bethel, Minn.

SCHOOLS’ NEW WELCOMING, SECURE ENTRYWAYS FINISHED WITH ALUCOBOND® ACM
The Minnetonka, Minn., High School is considered the flagship of Minnetonka Public School District #276, which serves approximately 8,400 students in grades K-12 in this suburban community located just eight miles west of Minneapolis in Hennepin County.  As such, it was the first among the district’s schools to receive a facelift completed in January 2009 that included a secure entry and office space within a two-story beacon-like rotunda. READ MORE


Tempe, Ariz. Transportation Center

Alucobond Spectra Green, Tempe Transportation Center, Arizona, Otak, Architekton

Project Name: Tempe, Arizona Transportation Center
Project Location: Tempe, Arizona
Alucobond Materials: 8,300 sq ft of
4mm Spectra Green 
7,700 sq ft of
4mm Platinum
Year of Installation: 2008
Architect: Otak - Lake Oswego, Oregon 
Architekton - Tempe, Arizona
Fabricator: Elward Systems Corp.
, Lakewood, Colo.
Installer: Elward Construction Co.
, Tempe, Arizona  

Alucobond® Spectra ACM Helps Create Sparkling, Sustainable Gem at Tempe, Ariz. Transportation Center
City of Tempe, Ariz., architects and engineers are no strangers to sustainable building design. The $46.8 million East Valley Bus Operations & Maintenance Facility, which is owned and operated by the Arizona cities of Tempe and Scottsdale and Valley Metro, achieved two Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council following its summer 2007 opening. READ MORE