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Architects Design Contemporary Library With Custom Copper-Looking Alucobond PLUS

Photograph © Chuck Choi

New construction has some unique advantages, allowing an architect a clean slate in which to erect their envisioned design. For library construction, as a public use facility, architects are treating these buildings as epicenters where people can meet and enjoy their love of reading.

LEED Platinum University Innovation Hub Features Alucobond PLUS Exterior

A building, particularly on a college campus, can serve as an epicenter for creative and innovative collaboration. The purpose of the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, according to the architects at Leddy Maytum Stacy (LMS Arch), “…is to re-energize design and manufacturing innovation at the national level, honing the integrated set of skills students will need to create an abundant, sustainable future.”

Award-Winning Commercial Office Space Promotes User Well-Being With Sustainable Design

Project Name: Sky’s Believe in Better Building, BSkyB
Project Location: Osterly, West London, UK
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® Sunrise Silver Metallic
Architect: Arup Associates
Fabricator: Sotech Optima
Photography: Simon Kennedy

Sky’s Believe in Better Building is a four-story commercial office space by Arup Associates; reciprocate of the 2014 Wood in Architecture Award. The office and training facility was designed with community in mind and the promotion of improved well-being amongst users with flexible office spaces to enhance creativity.

Vibrant Alucobond Color-Coding System Aids In Hospital Navigation

Project Name: Marne-la-Vallée Hospital
Project Location: Jossigny, France
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond Spectra Various Colors
Architect: Brunet Saunier Architecture
Photography: Brunet Saunier Architecture

There is a considerable emphasis on the durability of the materials chosen in healthcare design, as reconstruction due to interior or exterior building degradation could be disruptive to patient care.

Healthcare facilities are often not the most aesthetically pleasing exterior designs, with primary objectives being technological efficiency and patient comfort. However, as more research is obtained regarding the relationship between building efficiency and patient care, a higher volume of healthcare designs emerge with incorporating these core goals with more attractive designs.

Silver Alucobond Louvers Provide Innovative Daylighting To Facade

Project Name: BFFT Headquarters
Project Location: Gaimersheim, Germany
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond Silver Metallic
Architect: Kandler-Bunje Architects + Engineers
Photography: Richie Müller

Kandler-Bunje Architects designed the headquarters of BFFT, a German automotive technology developer. The company was recently ranked the number one most popular medium-sized employer in the automotive industry. A main component of their headquarters’ design was to not only reflect the company’s commitment to modernity and sustainability, but to provide an optimal work environment for their valuable employees.