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Architects Design Incredible Serpentine Awning With Diamond Shaped Alucobond PLUS Panels


Project Name: 580 George Street Lobby
Project Location: HSBC Centre, Sydney, Australia
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® PLUS naturAL Brushed
Architect: fjmt
Fabricator/Installer: Empire Glass
Geometry Specialists: AR-MA
Contractor: Lipman Pty Ltd
Structural Engineers: Taylor Thomson Whitting
Images: Mike Chorley Photography and Brett Boardman (see below image)

On a busy intersection in Sydney, Australia, you’ll find the 580 George Street Lobby, enticing passersby with its captivating design. The lobby’s upgrade is inspiring, utilizing the expertise of the geometry specialists at AR-MA in collaboration with architects fjmt (francis-jones morehen thorp) studio. The architects at fjmt explain, “We have sought to reinterpret the typical Sydney street awning to one that is dynamic and responsive to its urban context.”

Alucobond Plus Tilted Roof Helps Office Space Break The Traditional Commercial Mold


Project Name: Peters Ice Cream Head Office
Project Location: Mulgrave, Australia
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® PLUS Dark Grey Metallic & Anthracite Grey
Architect: Gray Puksand
Fabricator: Alclad
Images: Peter Bennetts

Completed in early 2016, the Peters Ice Cream 24,000 square foot Head Office breaks away from the traditional office space typology. Accommodating 180 staff members, the structure takes full advantage of the site and serves as a direct link to the Ice Cream Factory near by. Although only a single story in construction, the commercial space appears larger as it mimics the sloping landscape. The building, designed by Gray Puksand, was required to not only blend in with the company’s existing structures, but also its lush surroundings.

Historic Building Receives Modern Upgrade And Visually Detached Alucobond Plus Extension

Neoclassical architectural designs serve as landmarks of the past. They showcase the urban fabric of the places we inhabit. Most importantly, and even in the face of constant change, they represent the historical context of our lives. The architects at Ecker Architekten describe the city of Buchen as “a fortified medieval town in North Baden, Germany.” There you’ll find the House ‘Balkenhol’ a landmarked structure built in 1824 that served as the town’s apothecary for over a century.

Architects Design Checkerboard Cantilevered Office Cluster In Norway

In a collaborative effort between Dark Arkitekter and Zinc Interior Architects, the former site of the Oslo airport was transformed into a cluster of office and residential spaces known as Fornebuporten.

New LEED Gold Jubilee House Given Durable Alucobond Facade

The new Leed Gold Jubilee House is a collaboration of high-achieving builders, architects, engineers, fabricators, and interior designers building a quality design on a limited budget. It greatly helps the quality of the design that the new low-income senior living facility is positioned on a particularly valuable piece of Vancouver real estate. Gray and charcoal Alucobond 4mm aluminum composite paneling make up a substantial portion of the façade and plays a major role in providing durable and maintenance-free design elements.

Midnight Copper Alucobond ACM Sparkles On New Yorkshire High School

A $2.4 billion project to rebuild and refurbish 260 schools in England is underway with the latest project clad in Alucobond aluminum composite material (ACM). The endeavor is part of an initiative known as the Priority School Building Program (PSBP) and is overseen by the Department for Education (DfE). Each project takes an estimated 11 to 18 months to complete and all schools are due for completion by the end of 2017 – two years ahead of schedule. The short-term goal is to achieve the best schools for students, while over the long-term building a stronger economy and an equal society.