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Tempe, Ariz. Transportation Center

Alucobond Spectra Green, Tempe Transportation Center, Arizona, Otak, Architekton

Project Name: Tempe, Arizona Transportation Center
Project Location: Tempe, Arizona
Alucobond Materials: 8,300 sq ft of
4mm Spectra Green 
7,700 sq ft of
4mm Platinum
Year of Installation: 2008
Architect: Otak - Lake Oswego, Oregon 
Architekton - Tempe, Arizona
Fabricator: Elward Systems Corp.
, Lakewood, Colo.
Installer: Elward Construction Co.
, Tempe, Arizona  

Alucobond® Spectra ACM Helps Create Sparkling, Sustainable Gem at Tempe, Ariz. Transportation Center
City of Tempe, Ariz., architects and engineers are no strangers to sustainable building design. The $46.8 million East Valley Bus Operations & Maintenance Facility, which is owned and operated by the Arizona cities of Tempe and Scottsdale and Valley Metro, achieved two Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council following its summer 2007 opening. (more…)


Warren, MI Civic Center

Alucobond Plus, Warren, MI Civic Center, Sobotec

Project Name: Warren, MI Civic Center
Project Location: Warren, Michigan
Alucobond Materials: 23,240 sq. ft. 4mm Alucobond Plus Custom LCH Silver
Year of Installation: 2006
Fabricator: Sobotec Ltd., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Installer: Michigan Metal Walls, Inc., Wyandotte, MI
General Contractor: Skanska USA Building, Inc., Southfield, MI
Attachment Method: SL2000 Dry Rain Screen
New civic center features striking Alucobond® canopy, helps give citizens place of identity
With the opening of the Warren Civic Center – housing the new city hall and library – in November 2006, a master plan for the City of Warren, Mich., first drafted in 1963 came to fruition. According to Aug, 24, 2004, news reports of the civic center groundbreaking ceremonies by the City of Warren Communications Department, the city’s mayor presented a copy of the Aug. 29, 1956, edition of the Warren Township Journal, with a headline announcing: “Approve plans for future city hall.” (more…)