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Tempe, Ariz. Transportation Center

Project Name: Tempe, Arizona Transportation Center
Project Location: Tempe, Arizona
Alucobond Materials: 8,300 sq ft of4mm Spectra Green
7,700 sq ft of4mm 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.

Warren, MI Civic Center

Project Name: Warren, MI Civic Center
Project Location: Warren, Michigan
ALUCOBOND PLUS Materials: 23,240 sq. ft. 4mm 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.”

Madison County Criminal Justice Center

Project Name: Madison County Criminal Justice Center
Project Location: Edwardsville, Illinois
ALUCOBOND PLUS Materials: 8,200 sq. ft. of 4mm Champagne Metallic
Year of Installation: 2005
Architect: Lefferson & Associates, Inc., Alton, Illinois
Fabricator: Universe Corporation, St. Louis, Missouri
Attachment Method: Rear-ventilated “rainscreen” system

Practical Rehab Includes Alucobond® Material at Justice Center

A focus on the practical distinguished the rehab of a vacant building which became the new Madison County Criminal Justice Center in Edwardsville, Illinois. Aluminum composite material (ACM) panels of Alucobond Material were chosen to blend with existing travertine panels and provide “a basic metal look,” according to Frank Wiseman, Vice President of Architecture for Lefferson & Associates, Inc. of Alton, Illinois, the architectural firm that designed the new Center. Both the Alucobond Material and travertine panels complement brick on the renovated project, which opened in early March, 2005.

Norm Dicks Government Center

Project Name: Norm Dicks Government Center
Project Location: Bremerton, Washington
ALUCOBOND PLUS Materials: 20,000 sq. ft. of Custom Aged Penny, Custom Bremerton Silver, & Custom Grey Velvet
Year of Installation: 2004
Architect: LMN Architects, Seattle
Fabricator: Keith Panel Systems, N. Vancouver, British Columbia
General Contractor: Skanska USA, Seattle
Attachment Method: KPS pressure equalized rainscreen A system

New Government Center Symbolizes Positive Change

A shining vertical rectangle of Alucobond® Plus Material calls attention to the exterior of the new government center in Bremerton, Washington – a building that is in many ways symbolic of positive change for the city and Kitsap County.