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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.

Modern Resort Experience Reflected In Upscale Hotel Clad In Contemporary ALUCOBOND® PLUS

Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Welch, Minn., has undergone a series of renovations and expansions in recent years designed to provide guests with a modern resort experience in which they can enjoy upscale amenities.

Seven Clans Casino Red Lake

Project Name: Seven Clans Casino Red Lake
Project Location: Red Lake, Minnesota
Alucobond Materials: 3,250sq ft 4mm Spectra Ocean
Year of Installation: 2009
Architect: DSGW Architects, Duluth, Minnesota
Fabricator: Atomic Architectural Sheet Metal, Inc.
Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
General Contractor/Installer: Woodstone Builders, Inc.

Architectural design of the newly opened Seven Clans Casinos Red Lake followed the wishes of community elders of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians who own and operate this casino-hotel complex located  in north-central Minnesota on the reservation’s southern edge.  They wanted the facility’s design to respect tribal heritage but also to exude an atmosphere of fun and relaxation.

Jumer’s Casino & Hotel

Project Name: Jumer’s Casino & Hotel
Project Location: Rock Island, Illinois
Alucobond Materials: 36,580 sq ft of 4mm Spectra Cupral
20,503 sq ft of 4mm custom Texas Copper
Year of Installation: 2008
Architect: KKE Architects, Inc. Minneapolis
Fabricator: M.G. McGrath, Inc., Architectural Sheet Metal,
Maplewood, Minn., SGH, Inc., Omaha, Neb.
General Contractor/Installer: Kraus-Anderson, Construction Co., Minneapolis
Images: KKE Architects, Inc.

Jumer’s Casino & Hotel Lights Up Landscape in Broad Daylight With Alucobond® Spectra Colors

The new Jumer’s Casino & Hotel in Rock Island, Ill., was designed to bring a Las Vegas-style gaming experience to the Midwest – opening in December 2008 as a replacement for the company’s Casino Rock Island Riverboat, which had been moored since 1992 on the Mississippi River in downtown Rock Island. The new $151-million 270,000 square-foot complex includes one 170,000 square-foot casino and entertainment center connected to a five-story 205-room hotel.

Clarion Hotel, Winnipeg

Project Name: Clarion Hotel
Project Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
ALUCOBOND PLUS Materials: 45,000 sq. ft. of Custom Copper Penny Mica
Year of Installation: 2003
Architect: Smith Carter Architects & Engineers Inc., Winnipeg
Fabricator/Installer: Thermal Systems KWC Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Attachment Method: Thermal Systems AP300 dry joint rainscreen system

Eye-Catching Design at Clarion Hotel, Winnipeg

Gleaming like a new copper penny, Alucobond Material is part of the eye-catching design at the Clarion Hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, but this hotel offers far more than meets the eye.

Westin New York

Project Name: Westin New York
Project Location: New York, New York
Alucobond Materials: 40,000 sq. ft. of 4mm ALUCOBOND® Plus in Six custom colors
Year of Installation: 2002
Architect: Arquitectonica / HKS
Fabricator: Sobotec Ltd, Canada
Installer: Permasteelisa /Tower Installation
Attachment Method: Sobotec SL1000 System Rout & return caulked

Plenty of Sparkle Gives Westin New York at Times Square Extra Flair

There’s plenty of sparkle in the new Westin New York at Times Square hotel. There’s glass and metal that reflects the bold, imaginative design of the structure itself and the adjacent retail/entertainment complex dubbed E Walk®. This new Westin hotel even illuminates the night with a beam of light that arches through the 45-story glass prism and beyond. The glittering facade on this $300-million project features 8,000 sheets of glass in ten colors.