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French Theatre Becomes Cultural Epicenter With Extraordinary Design Using Iridescent Alucobond

The Albi Grand Theater in France is an architectural marvel completed by acclaimed architect Dominique Perrault. Albi is a historic town with buildings dating back to the 13th century with signature red brick architectural style. These buildings were an influential component of the theater’s design meant to showcase a contemporary and modern interpretation of the city’s original style.

Renowned Architects Use Alucobond To Construct Unique Art Museum

Project Name: Centre Pompidou-Metz
Project Location: Metz, France
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond Pure White
Year of Completion: 2010
Architect: Shigeru Ban + Jean de Gastines
Fabricator: TIM Composites
Photography: Shigeru Ban + Jean de Gastines, Alucobond Europe, Roland Halbe of Artur Images

Japanese born, internationally renowned architect Shigeru Ban is known for his humanitarian efforts and unique modernist design. Recent recipient of the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize, Ban recognized for the use of innovative materials construct temporary shelters and churches for communities in disaster zones. His projects promote environmental awareness and minimalism in design.

Alucobond Brushed Aluminum Gives Denmark House of Music Soul


Photo by Martin Schubert

Project Name: Aalborg House of Music
Project Location: Aalborg, Denmark
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond Plus NaturAL Brushed
Year of Completion: 2014
Architect: Coop Himmelb(l)au
Fabricator: AE Staalmontage A/S
Photography: Martin Schubert & Duccio Malagamba

Austrian firm Coop Himmelb(l)au’s recently completed “House of Music” showcases architecture’s ability to serve as a physical representation of music. The new venue hall and music school is located on the edge of Denmark’s shallow Limfjord, offering spectacular views to students and patrons.

Alucobond Spectra And Manipulated Glass Transform College Facility

Project Name: The Katsumata Centre at Kardinia International College
Project Location: Bell Post Hill, Geelong, Australia
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond Spectra Cupral
Year of Completion: 2011
Architect: James Deans & Associates
Photography: Tim Loft

As a tribute to the Kardinia International College’s founder and life-long educational advocate, Yoshimaro Katsumata, the Katsumata Center for sporting and performing arts was created. The multipurpose facility was envisioned to embody the school’s progression both culturally and educationally.

Moscow School of Management Inspired By Geometric Abstract Artwork


photograph © Ed Reeve

Project Name: Skolkovo Moscow School of Management
Project Location: Moscow, Russia
Alucobond Materials: ALUCOBOND, Various Colors
Year of Completion: 2009
Architect: Adjaye Associates
Fabricator: Alcon Trade Sistem
Photography: Ed Reeve

The Skolkovo Moscow School of Management by David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates was inspired by the geometric abstract artworks of Kazimir Malevich. The building’s design was intended to reflect not only the innovation and advancement of Russian business, but culture as well.

Three Dimensional Facade Transforms Historic City With Alucobond

Project Name: Uppsala Concert and Congress Hall
Project Location: Uppsala, Sweden
Alucobond Materials: Sunrise Silver Metallic
Year of Completion: 2007
Architect: Henning Larsen Architects
Fabricator: Flex Fassader AB, Orebro, Sweden
Photography Uppsala Concert and Congress Hall via STYLEPARK

Henning Larsen Architects won first place out of 134 global applicants for their design for the Uppsala Concert and Congress Hall in Sweden.