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Alucobond PLUS Aids Architects In Kinetic Façade That Transforms Gentilly Office Building

photography ©Sergio Grazia

Southeast of Paris, in the Val-de-Marne, sits the captivating Janus/Riverside office building by Brenac & Gonzalez. The eight-story, nearly 56,000 square-foot complex features a three-dimensional exterior façade. The architects won the competitive proposal for the project in 2012, completing construction in 2017.

Striking Ellipsoidal Design, Modern Alucobond Plus Façade Distinguish High-Rise Residential Tower


Project Name: Adaire
Project Location: Fairfax County, Virginia
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® PLUS Custom Liberty White, Custom MCH Gray Mic, Custom River Satin Nickel
Architects: R2L: Architects, PLLC
Fabricator/Installer: Custom Walls & Windows
General Contractor: John Moriarty & Assocaties
Other: Peerless Products, Inc.
LEED Certification: LEED Gold
Images: Mark Kempf Photography

As one of the first high-rises constructed in the fast-growing Tysons unincorporated area of Fairfax County, Va., Adaire, a mixed-use residential community, stands out not only for its 35 stories towering into the sky but for its striking ellipsoidal design and modern facade.

Colorful Aluminum Exterior Mimics Cascading Waterfall In Lively Mixed-Use Design

rendering © studio505

The Bouverie Street apartments in Melbourne have a playful identity. Developer Grocon who commissioned the architects at studio505 for the design spearheaded the project. With over 200 residential units, boutique retail outlets and entertainment areas, the mixed-use façade is valued at over 100 million dollars.

Australian Company Headquarters Boasts Innovative Design With Alucobond PLUS

A company’s headquarters has the unique opportunity to become a visual representation of their brand. It can showcase a company’s dedication to technology, innovation or sustainability. Additionally, it can further a company’s commitment to its employees by creating a facility designed with them in mind.

Netherlands McDonald’s Best Debuts Iconic Retro Style With Alucobond ACM Exterior

McDonald’s Best, in Best, Netherlands, opened in 1993 with the same mansard style roofs seen in McDonalds’ restaurants around the world. The interior, even in 1993, had a Rock ‘n Roll theme with an iconic jukebox, 1950’s car mounted to the ceiling, and a life-size Marilyn Monroe figure.

Alucobond ACM 3D BIM files Available On New BIMsmith Forge Design Platform

3A Composites USA is pleased to announce that Alucobond® aluminum composite material (ACM) 3-D Building Information Modeling (BIM) files now are available to architects and designers on the new BIMsmith Forge cloud-based platform by Anguleris Technologies.