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Hotel’s Renovated Porte Cochere Greets Guests with Origami-Like Sculptural Façade Clad In ALUCOBOND® PLUS Spectra Color-Shifting Finish

Project NamePorte Cochere
LocationLos Angeles, CA
ALUCOBOND® PLUS White Gold, Brushed Carbon
ArchitectsHouston Tyner
General Contractor Driver Special Projects Group (SPG)
FabricatorElward Systems Corp.
InstallerCrowner Sheet Metal Products, Inc.
Photography© Daniel Lunghi Photography courtesy of 3A Composites USA

A unique, glistening origami-like sculptural façade greets guests arriving at a Los Angeles airport hotel via its newly renovated Porte Cochere.

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New Zealand Residential Tower Wows With Various Alucobond Custom Colors

New Lynn Merchant Quarter Apartments, Jasmax, Alucobond Plus New Zealand-based architects Jasmax have a guiding philosophy that states, “Design has the power to inspire the spirit.” Their design of the New Lynn Merchant Quarter Apartments is a testament to that philosophy. Sitting in Auckland, the bold façade underwent a series of restrictions related to its height, specifically the building’s visual impact on the area’s residents. Prompting the architects to design a bold but elegant building in an area that is characterized by low-rise buildings. (more…)