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Honda Dealership Showcases Signature Design Clad In Alucobond

Project Name: Clark Knapp Honda Automotive Dealership
Project Location: Pharr, Texas
Alucobond Materials: Custom Honda Motor Co. Blue, Sunrise Silver, Bone White
Year of Completion: 2014
Architect: Boultinghouse Simpson Gates Architects, Inc.
Design Company: Interbrand Design Forum
Fabricator: Bowman Distributing Co.
Images: Bob Simpson courtesy of Boultinghouse Simpson Gates Architects

The new Clark Knapp Honda auto dealership in Pharr, Texas, celebrated its grand opening June 18 in a facility that incorporates the American Honda Motor Co.’s Generation 3 prototype dealership architectural design, including an expansive two-story showroom.

Architects Paint Medical Office Tower With Custom ALUCOBOND PLUS

Project Name: Penn Medicine Washington Square
Project Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond Plus Custom Colors; Spice Hu, Fireweed, Fired Brick
Year of Completion: 2013
Architect: Ballinger, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fabricator: Wyatt Incorporated, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
General Contractor: LF Driscoll Co., LLC, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
Images: Photos © Jeffrey Totaro

The new Penn Medicine Washington Square outpatient medical facility opened in September 2013 in the Walnut Towers property at the corner of 8th and Walnut streets in Philadelphia’s Center City with plenty of parking. In fact, this new 12-story medical office tower was built over an existing seven-story garage featuring 600 parking spaces.

Winery Designed With Alucobond ACM Reflects Lakeside’s Natural Beauty

Project Name: Painted Rock Estate Winery Tasting Room
Project Location: Penticton, BC, Canada
Alucobond Materials: Custom Seafoam Metallic and NaturAL Reflect
Year of Installation: 2013
Architect: Fallowfield Design + Development in association with Robert Mackenzie Architect Inc.
Fabricator: Keith Panel Systems Co. Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia
Attachment System: KPS System A Plus pressure-equalized rainscreen
Installer: Laing Roofing Ltd., Kelowna, British Columbia,
Images: Photos © Carey Tarr courtesy of Painted Rock Estate Winery Ltd.

The singular focus of Painted Rock Estate Winery, according to proprietor John Skinner, had been “all about the wine” since he and his family purchased this 60-acre property overlooking the eastern shore of Skaha Lake in Penticton, British Columbia, in 2004. That single-minded emphasis has produced extraordinary results for this young winery – most recently named “Winery of the Year” in British Columbia in the 2013 InterVin International Wine Awards, which awarded gold medals for Painted Rock’s 2010 Cabernet and 2010 Syrah wines.

LAX International Terminal Features Ocean Wave Roof Design With Alucobond

[David Ford of Crown Corr]

Project Name: New Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at LAX
Project Location: Los Angeles, California
Alucobond Materials: 4mm Custom LAX Fawn Metallic
Year of Installation: 2013
Architect: Fentress Architects, Denver, Colorado
Fabricator: Elward Systems Corp., Lakewood, Colorado
Attachment System: Elward Systems Corp. Rout and Return Dry System
Installer: Gary, Ind.-headquartered Crown Corr, Inc.
Images: Jason A. Knowles © Fentress Architects and David Ford

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the sixth busiest airport in the world and the third busiest in the United States serving nearly 63.7 million passengers – including 17 million international passengers – in 2012. Visitors are drawn to Los Angeles to experience everything from the area’s temperate coastal climate and beaches to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood movie-making.

North Bergen, N.J., Housing Authority’s Hi-Rise Retrofit Shines With ALUCOBOND Spectra Colors

Project Name: Paul F. Cullum Tower
Project Location: North Bergen, New Jersey
Alucobond Materials: 117,000 sq.ft. 4mm
Eight Alucobond PLUS Spectra Colors
Platinum Mica Cool
Year of Installation: 2013
Architect: Lothrop Associates LLP, White Plains, N.Y.
Fabricator: Fairfield Metal, LLC, Fairfield, N.J.
General Contractor/Installer: Arco Construction, Inc., West Caldwell, N.J.
Images: Daniel Lunghi

The North Bergen, N.J., Housing Authority’s Paul F. Cullum Tower was built in 1972 to provide homes for low-income senior citizens and disabled individuals. While the 15-floor 200,000 square-foot tower still met its primary goal to provide 308 affordable apartments, its exterior façade constructed with a blue-and-white aluminum curtain-wall system set over reinforced concrete walls with exposed gray concrete columns had faded and looked utilitarian at best.

UNT’s Elite LEED-Platinum Apogee Stadium Clad With Recyclable Alucobond ACM

Project Name: University of North Texas’ (UNT) Apogee Stadium
Project Location: Denton, Texas
Alucobond Materials: 48,320 sq. ft. 4mm Sunrise Silver Metallic
1,334 sq. ft. 4mm Custom Mean Green
Year of Installation: 2011
Architect: HKS, Inc. – Dallas
Fabricator/Installer: NOW Specialties
Carrollton, Texas
General Contractor: Manhattan Construction
Co., Dallas
Images: Daryl Shields – HKS

The University of North Texas’ (UNT) Apogee Stadium – the first newly constructed collegiate football stadium in the nation to earn LEED Platinum certification – opened in Denton, Texas, in September 2011 as the new home of Mean Green football.