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LEED Platinum University Innovation Hub Features Alucobond PLUS Exterior

Jacobs Institute Design Innovation, UC Berkeley California, LMS Arch, CS Erectors, LEED Platinum, Alucobond Plus, Photography Tim Griffith A building, particularly on a college campus, can serve as an epicenter for creative and innovative collaboration. The purpose of the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, according to the architects at Leddy Maytum Stacy (LMS Arch), “…is to re-energize design and manufacturing innovation at the national level, honing the integrated set of skills students will need to create an abundant, sustainable future.” (more…)


Multicolored Alucobond Panels Create Playful Facade For LEED Platinum Health Center

Calgary Child Development Centre, Kasian Architecture, Thermal Systems, Alucobond, LEED Platinum, Photography University of Calgary LEED Platinum is a certification reserved for only the most sustainable projects in the world. In Canada, the largest LEED Platinum project is the University of Calgary Child Development Centre (CDC), a project built on the ideals of a sustainable future for its patients. Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Ltd. explains, “We discovered a lot about the level of collaboration that is required for a project of this kind. Every design element incorporated into the facility had to be considered from a complexity of angles –functionality, efficiency, sustainability, budget and aesthetics.” (more…)