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New Zealand Museum Dedicated To Kinetic Artist Boasts Reflective Exterior Design

Len Lye Museum, New Zealand, Pattersons Associates, Dezeen, Photography Patrick Reynolds Photography ©Patrick Reynolds
The Len Lye Museum in New Zealand boasts a fully reflective stainless steel façade. Artist Len Lye was renowned for his multimedia and kinetic art pieces in which the museum’s exterior design pays homage to. The reflective nature of the exterior was created using locally sourced steel, which was folded to produce the undulating design. Designed by Pattersons Associates, the façade mirrors its surroundings offering a funhouse effect. (more…)


Alucobond PLUS Aids Architects In Kinetic Façade That Transforms Gentilly Office Building

Janus Riverside, Brenac Gonzalez, Alucobond PLUS, TIM Composites, Photography Sergio Grazia photography ©Sergio Grazia
Southeast of Paris, in the Val-de-Marne, sits the captivating Janus/Riverside office building by Brenac & Gonzalez. The eight-story, nearly 56,000 square-foot complex features a three-dimensional exterior façade. The architects won the competitive proposal for the project in 2012, completing construction in 2017. (more…)