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Let’s Talk Tech: Color Uniformity of Brushed Finishes

The ALUCOBOND® PLUS Natural Collection offers inspiring alternatives to typical paint finishes. In particular, our brushed finishes create a level of intrigue and depth which are popular with architects and owners. Unlike standard opaque finishes, brushed finishes are translucent, allowing the color of the aluminum to be a major contributor of the overall final color.

Shimmering Red Petal Retail Pavilion Draws Customers Inside Like Bees To Flowers With Color-Shifting ALUCOBOND® PLUS

There’s a shimmering red-hued petal-shaped retail pavilion readying to open on Great Northern Way in Vancouver, British Columbia, that’s been designed to attract customers just like pollinating bees are drawn to flowers.  

New ALUCOBOND® PLUS Wanderlust Finishes Inspire Architectural Designs Through Travels Around the World

Wanderlust – a selection of 29 new ALUCOBOND® PLUS aluminum composite material (ACM) finishes curated to inspire – has been introduced by 3A Composites USA. This vast array of new Wanderlust colors increases the company’s offering of stocked ALUCOBOND PLUS finishes to a total of 86 – the largest ever extended by 3A Composites USA.

Development Leaves Impression on Minneapolis Cityscape with Striking Angular Design Clad in Purple-Hued ALUCOBOND® PLUS

The new Ironclad mixed-use development in Minneapolis stands out in the historic Mill District’s cityscape with a unique metal-clad angular design that is equal parts historic inspiration and contemporary urban chic.

Let’s Talk Tech: 4mm vs 6mm, You Choose

As the original Aluminum Composite Material (ACM), ALUCOBOND® has a 50 year history in the Architectural market. The product was created to provide the architectural market with a durable, light-weight panel that was easy to fabricate and handle. The composite structure meant that the sheets could retain flatness while being produced in very large sizes. For many years now, there have been multiple thicknesses of ACM available: 3mm, 4mm, and 6mm.

Hotel’s Renovated Porte Cochere Greets Guests with Origami-Like Sculptural Façade Clad In ALUCOBOND® PLUS Spectra Color-Shifting Finish

A unique, glistening origami-like sculptural façade greets guests arriving at a Los Angeles airport hotel via its newly renovated Porte Cochere.

Tasked with transforming the dark, dated façade of the original 1980s-era hotel arrival tunnel, Houston/Tyner, a professional architectural corporation based in Torrance, Calif., wanted to create “a showcase for the boulevard” with the nearly 300-foot long 14,950 square-foot Porte Cochere that spans the entire length of the hotel, according to Russel Tyner, AIA, NCARB, principal architect, Houston/Tyner.