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French Theatre Becomes Cultural Epicenter With Extraordinary Design Using Iridescent Alucobond

Albi Grand Theater, France, Dominique Perrault Architecture, Alucobond Spectra Cupral, Photography Manuel Panaget 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. (more…)

Renowned Architects Use Alucobond To Construct Unique Art Museum

Centre Pompidou-Metz, Shigeru Ban + Jean de Gastines, Alucobond Europe, Aluminum Composite, Rolan Halbe, Artur Images

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. (more…)