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ALUCOBOND® Brings Life to Innovative Design

The Alexandria GradLabs Biotech Campus building is a dramatic and visually-impressive break from the ordinary office park structures in San Diego, CA. Strategically positioned in University Town Center, in the heart of the golden triangle — an area known as a regional hub for research institutes and high-tech, clean-tech and bio-tech businesses — the GradLabs offices provide nearly 100,000 square feet of space for growing life-science companies that have matured beyond the incubator stage.

ALUCOBOND® PLUS Innovates with the Launch of its New Fire-Retardant Gray Core

New color boosts design capabilities and meets today’s fire performance requirements

3A Composites USA is taking the innovative design and unparalleled performance of ALUCOBOND PLUS to the next level with the launch of its new gray core. Effective October 17, 2022 the color of the product’s solid, fire-retardant (FR) core — developed exclusively to meet fire performance requirements  — has been updated to gray from its original shade of white. This product design enhancement was achieved through modifications to the formulation that allows for greater design flexibility while still maintaining the product’s superior fire performance rating.

Glistening, Brushed ALUCOBOND® PLUS Cladding Exemplifies Historic Neighborhood’s Future As Growing Work, Live, Play Destination

The unique façade design of The Stack Deep Ellum – a new 16-story 215,000 square-foot mixed-use office, retail and parking development – reflects the dynamic nature of this historic Dallas neighborhood, which transitions from daytime office, art gallery and café spaces to nighttime entertainment, happy-hour and evening-only dining venues

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

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

Tasked with transforming the dark, dated façade of the original 1980s-era hotel arrival tunnel, Houston/Tyner, a professional architectural corporation based in Torrance, Calif., wanted to create “a showcase for the boulevard” with the nearly 300-foot long 14,950 square-foot Porte Cochere that spans the entire length of the hotel, according to Russel Tyner, AIA, NCARB, principal architect, Houston/Tyner.

New Zealand Residential Tower Wows With Various ALUCOBOND PLUS Custom Colors

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.

Architects Design Striking Mixed Use Residential Building In Sought After New Jersey Neighborhood

In Downtown Jersey City sits the area’s latest luxury apartment complex, the Quinn. The 16-story building, in the Paulus Hook neighborhood, sits on the Hudson River waterfront. The project’s developer, Fields Development Group, is also responsible for another luxury complex in Paulus Hook, the Lenox. Sitting across from the Lenox, the Quinn features over 150 residential units with nearly 4,000 feet of ground level retail space.