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Stony Brook University Residence Halls, Student Center Focused On Future With Modern Alucobond Plus Cladding

Alucobond Plus, Stony Brook University Residence Halls, Goshow Architects, New York, Photos by Taylor Crothers

Project Name: Stony Brook University Residence Halls
Project Location: Stony Brook, New York
Alucobond Materials: 100,000 sq. ft., 4mm Alucobond Plus Custom Birch, Flag Red, SUNY Orange, Bone White, Custom Arabian Blue, Cadet Gray
Year of Installation: 2010
Architect: Goshow Architects of New York
Fabricator/Installer: Kenneth J. Herman, Inc., Amityville, N.Y.
General Contractor: J. Kokolakis Contracting Inc., Bohemia, N.Y.
Images: Taylor Crothers Photography
As part of The State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook University on Long Island’s north shore, is part of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive state university system, which web site states “ is committed to providing quality education at an affordable price.”  So, when new residence halls recently were required to meet the needs of Stony Brook’s fast-growing student population, both budget and time constraints played important roles in the buildings’ architectural design. (more…)


Minnetonka Schools

Alucobond, Minnetonka Schools, ATS&R Planners

Project Name: Minnetonka Schools
Project Location: Minnetonka, Minnesota
Alucobond Materials: 5,359 sq ft of 4mm custom Arabian Blue 4,385 sq ft of 4mm Platinum Mica
Attachment Method: Rout and Return Wet Seal
Year of Installation: 2009
Architect: ATS&R Planners/Architects/Engineers, 
Minneapolis
Fabricator/Installer: Innovative Building Concepts, Inc.
Bloomington, Minn.
General Contractor: Merrimac Construction Co., Inc.
Bethel, Minn.
SCHOOLS’ NEW WELCOMING, SECURE ENTRYWAYS FINISHED WITH ALUCOBOND® ACM The Minnetonka, Minn., High School is considered the flagship of Minnetonka Public School District #276, which serves approximately 8,400 students in grades K-12 in this suburban community located just eight miles west of Minneapolis in Hennepin County.  As such, it was the first among the district’s schools to receive a facelift completed in January 2009 that included a secure entry and office space within a two-story beacon-like rotunda. (more…)