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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.

Parq Resort And Casino Blends Seamlessly Into Vancouver Urban Landscape With Impressive Design

The Parq Vancouver Hotel and Casino is a 600 million dollar resort that was designed by IBI Group with collaborative work from Architecture49 and ACDF Architecture. The resort in its entirety is massive with two upscale hotels, a tourism complex which houses the convention and meeting centers, a rooftop spa, bars, restaurants and an over 72,000 square-foot casino.

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.

New Alucobond NaturAL Wood-Grain Finishes Introduced at Greenbuild 2016


Three new wood-grain finishes of Alucobond® naturAL aluminum composite material officially will be introduced by 3A Composites USA at the Greenbuild 2016 International Conference and Expo Oct. 5-6 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles. Alucobond naturAL samples in the new Beachwood, Chestnut and Rustic Walnut wood-grain finishes will be on display at the Alucobond Booth No. 835.

Het Anker Community Center Makes A Statement With Metallic Alucobond

An exterior marked by a distinct chevron zigzag roof sprawls the tiny Dutch town of Zwolle in the Netherlands. It is the new community center, named Het Anker, attracting people from nearby districts including Westenholte and Stadshagen. Rottderdam based MoederscheimMoonen Architects submitted the winning proposal that won the architectural competition for the project. Erik Moederscheim and Ruud Moonen designed the new center that also houses an educational facility, performance hall, and spaces for recreational activities.