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College Aquatic Center Features Alucobond PLUS Color-Changing Spectra Exterior

The Goodfellow Aquatic Centre is part of the Kardinia International College campus in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. The center is the realized dream of the college’s founding Principal, John Goodfellow, and was completed in August 2016. The facility, designed by James Deans Architects, is available to students and facility and houses an over 80 feet, 6-lane interior swimming pool.

Architects Design Incredible Serpentine Awning With Diamond Shaped Alucobond PLUS Panels


Project Name: 580 George Street Lobby
Project Location: HSBC Centre, Sydney, Australia
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® PLUS naturAL Brushed
Architect: fjmt
Fabricator/Installer: Empire Glass
Geometry Specialists: AR-MA
Contractor: Lipman Pty Ltd
Structural Engineers: Taylor Thomson Whitting
Images: Mike Chorley Photography and Brett Boardman (see below image)

On a busy intersection in Sydney, Australia, you’ll find the 580 George Street Lobby, enticing passersby with its captivating design. The lobby’s upgrade is inspiring, utilizing the expertise of the geometry specialists at AR-MA in collaboration with architects fjmt (francis-jones morehen thorp) studio. The architects at fjmt explain, “We have sought to reinterpret the typical Sydney street awning to one that is dynamic and responsive to its urban context.”

Alucobond Expands Into New Market With Artisanal Crafted Tables

Project Name: Tisc Side and Coffee Tables
Alucobond Materials: Various
Year of Completion: 2014
Designer: Hellen Westerhof
Photography: Nico Battiston

Frankfurt-based product designer Hellen Westerhof, of Westerhof Design, recently completed a captivating series of tables using Alucobond aluminum composite material (ACM). The tri-colored “Tisc” side and coffee tables were featured in German architecture and design publication, Architektur & Wohnen (A&W) magazine, where Westerhof is nominated for the “A&W Designtalent Award 2015.”

Formable Alucobond ACM Clads Whimsical Children’s Atrium At Oklahoma University Medical Center

Project Name: Children’s Atrium at Oklahoma University Medical Center
Project Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Alucobond Materials: 46,739 sq. ft.
6mm Silver Metallic
200 sq. ft.
4mm Alucobond naturAL Brushed
Year of Installation: 2011
Architect: Miles Associates, Oklahoma City
Fabricator/Installer: Architectural Fabricators Co., Bartlesville, Oklahoma
General Contractor: Flintco, Inc., Oklahoma City
Images: Courtesy of University Hospitals Authority & Trust

The whimsically designed six-story Children’s Atrium at Oklahoma University (OU) Medical Center in Oklahoma City never lets viewers forget who it is there to serve – the youngest of patients who might just as well prefer to be playing with toys outdoors.  A flying kite – which serves as the Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center logo – inspired the atrium’s overall design; and, the building’s striking curved roofline reflects the fluid movement of kite ribbons.

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.

Minnetonka Schools

Project Name: Minnetonka Schools
Project Location: Minnetonka, Minnesota
Alucobond Materials: 5,359 sq ft of 4mm custom Arabian Blue
4,385 sq ft of 4mm Platinum Mica
Attachment Method: Rout and Return Wet Seal
Year of Installation: 2009
Architect: ATS&R Planners/Architects/Engineers, Minneapolis
Fabricator/Installer: Innovative Building Concepts, Inc.Bloomington, Minn.
General Contractor: Merrimac Construction Co., Inc.Bethel, Minn.

SCHOOLS’ NEW WELCOMING, SECURE ENTRYWAYS FINISHED WITH ALUCOBOND® ACM

The Minnetonka, Minn., High School is considered the flagship of Minnetonka Public School District #276, which serves approximately 8,400 students in grades K-12 in this suburban community located just eight miles west of Minneapolis in Hennepin County.  As such, it was the first among the district’s schools to receive a facelift completed in January 2009 that included a secure entry and office space within a two-story beacon-like rotunda.