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Architects Paint Medical Office Tower With Custom Alucobond Plus

Penn Medicine Washington Square, Ballinger, Alucobond Plus Custom ACM, Photography by Jeffrey Totaro

Project Name: Penn Medicine Washington Square
Project Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond Plus Custom Colors; Spice Hu, Fireweed, Fired Brick
Year of Completion: 2013
Architect: Ballinger, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fabricator: Wyatt Incorporated, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
General Contractor: LF Driscoll Co., LLC, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
Images: Photos © Jeffrey Totaro
The new Penn Medicine Washington Square outpatient medical facility opened in September 2013 in the Walnut Towers property at the corner of 8th and Walnut streets in Philadelphia’s Center City with plenty of parking. In fact, this new 12-story medical office tower was built over an existing seven-story garage featuring 600 parking spaces. (more…)


Vanderbilt University

Alucobond Plus, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

Project Name: Vanderbilt University
Project Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Alucobond Materials: 32,600 sq. ft of 4mm
 Alucobond® Plus in custom 
white and grey colors
Year of Installation: 2002, 2003
Architect: William Wilson Architects
, Boston, MA
Fabricator: John W. McDougall Co.
, Nashville, TN
Sub Contractor / Erector: Alexander Metals, Inc., 
Nashville, TN
Sophisticated Vision for Vanderbilt Project A new, high-rise collaborative research building at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, combines biology, molecular biology and medical research — to encourage interaction between diverse disciplines. This project, the Biological Sciences/ Medical Research Building III, includes 260,000 sq. ft. of new construction; renovation of a previously existing 85,000-sq.-ft. laboratory; a 6,000 sq. ft. greenhouse; and a 9-story atrium. The architecture that helps facilitate this sophisticated, interdisciplinary vision draws on design that is innovative, yet responsive to the distinguished heritage of the institution. (more…)