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Changing Seasons Reflected In Outdoor Amphitheater’s Ellipses-Shaped Canopy Clad In Color-Shifting ALUCOBOND® PLUS

The new Lauridsen Amphitheater constructed at Water Works Park in Des Moines, Iowa,  stretches toward the sky just like the surrounding oak trees twist and stretch toward leafy canopies in this riverside woodland. Encompassing 1,500 acres, Water Works Park – which is situated next to the Raccoon River west of Gray’s Lake – is one of America’s largest urban parks and a critical source of clean drinking water to 500,000 Central Iowans.

Let’s Talk Tech: Custom Color Match FAQ

3A Composites USA offers custom color matching for architects and designers who look to innovate through the use of color. Numerous custom ALUCOBOND® PLUS finishes have been developed throughout our
history. To provide a better understanding for the A&D community, the ALUCOBOND PLUS Custom Color Department has addressed frequently asked questions.

New International Spy Museum’s Design Exudes Intrigue, Features Custom Dark ALUCOBOND® Plus Cladding

Photo © Simon @santi1916

The new International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., features a total of 23,300 square feet of 4mm ALUCOBOND® Plus aluminum composite material by 3A Composites USA, including: 10,800 square feet of Custom Grey Velvet Mica and 12,500 square feet of Custom Spy Dark Grey.

Apartment Residents Live In Full Color With Gleaming ALUCOBOND® Spectra Color-Shifting Cladding

Marketing materials for the Exo apartments – which feature a gleaming contemporary façade – encourage residents to “live in full color” in this 457-unit multi-family residential community that opened in July 2018. Located in Reston, Va., Exo residents live less than 25 miles from Washington, D.C.

New Zealand Residential Tower Wows With Various ALUCOBOND PLUS Custom Colors

New Zealand-based architects Jasmax have a guiding philosophy that states, “Design has the power to inspire the spirit.” Their design of the New Lynn Merchant Quarter Apartments is a testament to that philosophy. Sitting in Auckland, the bold façade underwent a series of restrictions related to its height, specifically the building’s visual impact on the area’s residents. Prompting the architects to design a bold but elegant building in an area that is characterized by low-rise buildings.

Architects Design Striking Mixed Use Residential Building In Sought After New Jersey Neighborhood

In Downtown Jersey City sits the area’s latest luxury apartment complex, the Quinn. The 16-story building, in the Paulus Hook neighborhood, sits on the Hudson River waterfront. The project’s developer, Fields Development Group, is also responsible for another luxury complex in Paulus Hook, the Lenox. Sitting across from the Lenox, the Quinn features over 150 residential units with nearly 4,000 feet of ground level retail space.