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Architects Paint Medical Office Tower With Custom Alucobond Plus

Penn Medicine Washington Square, Ballinger, Alucobond Plus Custom ACM, Photography by Jeffrey Totaro

Project Name: Penn Medicine Washington Square
Project Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond Plus Custom Colors; Spice Hu, Fireweed, Fired Brick
Year of Completion: 2013
Architect: Ballinger, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fabricator: Wyatt Incorporated, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
General Contractor: LF Driscoll Co., LLC, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
Images: Photos © Jeffrey Totaro
The new Penn Medicine Washington Square outpatient medical facility opened in September 2013 in the Walnut Towers property at the corner of 8th and Walnut streets in Philadelphia’s Center City with plenty of parking. In fact, this new 12-story medical office tower was built over an existing seven-story garage featuring 600 parking spaces. (more…)


Alucobond Plus Helps Rush University Medical Center Tower Transform Chicago Skyline

Alucobond Plus, Rush University Medical Center, Hospital, Perkins + Will, Chicago, Photos by Robert R. Gigliotti

Project Name: Rush University Medical Center
Project Location: Chicago, Illinois
Alucobond Materials: 250,000 sq. ft. custom Spinnaker Bone White 17,000 sq. ft. custom Sunstorm Rum Pewter
Year of Installation: 2011
Architect: Perkins+Will, Chicago
Fabricator: Sobotec Ltd., Hamilton, Ontario
Installer: ASI Ltd. (Previously of Whitestown, Ind.)
General Contractor: Powers/Jacob Joint Venture, Chicago
Images: Robert R. Gigliotti
The new 14-story $654-million hospital building at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, which is referred to as The Tower, stands out on the city’s skyline with a unique butterfly design and striking white exterior – both visual symbols of the medical center’s goal to transform healthcare delivery. Formable Alucobond® Plus aluminum composite material in the custom Spinnaker Bone White color was selected to realize the hospital’s shining, clean exterior image and its unique butterfly design. (more…)