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Architects Design Incredible Serpentine Awning With Diamond Shaped Alucobond PLUS Panels

580 George Street, HSBC Building Foyer, fjmt studio, AR MA, Sydney, Australia, Alucobond PLUS naturAL Brushed, Photography Mike Chorley

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.” (more…)


Logo-Inspired Sculptural Sunscreen Takes Corporate Branding To New Level With Alucobond NaturAL ACM

Sephora Retail Store, Canada, Francl Architecture, Keith Panel Systems, Alucobond NaturAL ACM, Daniel Lunghi

Project Name: Sephora Robson Street
Project Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® PE naturAL Brushed
Architect: Francl Architecture
Fabricator: Keith Panel Systems Co. Ltd.
General Contractor: Marcon Construction Ltd., of Langley, British Columbia
Photography: Daniel Lunghi Photography
Beauty authority Sephora is internationally recognized for its unique retail concept, which combines an extensive array of top-of-the-line beauty and cosmetic products, sales consultant expertise and distinctive store design. While all stores utilize Sephora’s bold black-and-white color scheme, each store features unique design elements with many incorporating Sephora’s iconic “S”-shaped flame logo in store décor and signage. (more…)