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Elementary School Blends Into Vancouver Urban Fabric With Alucobond PLUS

Crosstown Elementary School, Francl Architecture, Vancouver, Keith Panel Systems, Alucobond PLUS, LEED Gold, Photography Michael Elkan photography © Michael Elkan

Project Name: Crosstown Elementary School
Project Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® PLUS Bone White, Platinum Mica, Dusty Charcoal, Custom Blue Ice Satin, Custom Carat Amber Satin, Custom Sunset Satin
Architect: Francl Architecture
Fabricator/Installer: Keith Panel Systems
General Contractor: ITC Construction Group
Images: Alissa Reed and Michael Elkan (copyright below image)
Architecture can often become a product of its environment, responding to community needs while blending into an already established environment. In the case of Crosstown Elementary School, its creation was in response to Vancouver’s imminent need for more primary education facilities. The result is a four-story structure that blends seamlessly into the “urban fabric” of the Canadian cityscape. READ MORE


LEED Platinum University Innovation Hub Features Alucobond PLUS Exterior

Jacobs Institute Design Innovation, UC Berkeley California, LMS Arch, CS Erectors, LEED Platinum, Alucobond Plus, Photography Tim Griffith
A building, particularly on a college campus, can serve as an epicenter for creative and innovative collaboration. The purpose of the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, according to the architects at Leddy Maytum Stacy (LMS Arch), “…is to re-energize design and manufacturing innovation at the national level, honing the integrated set of skills students will need to create an abundant, sustainable future.” READ MORE


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