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Winery Designed With Alucobond ACM Reflects Lakeside’s Natural Beauty

Project Name: Painted Rock Estate Winery Tasting Room
Project Location: Penticton, BC, Canada
Alucobond Materials: Custom Seafoam Metallic and NaturAL Reflect
Year of Installation: 2013
Architect: Fallowfield Design + Development in association with Robert Mackenzie Architect Inc.
Fabricator: Keith Panel Systems Co. Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia
Attachment System: KPS System A Plus pressure-equalized rainscreen
Installer: Laing Roofing Ltd., Kelowna, British Columbia,
Images: Photos © Carey Tarr courtesy of Painted Rock Estate Winery Ltd.

The singular focus of Painted Rock Estate Winery, according to proprietor John Skinner, had been “all about the wine” since he and his family purchased this 60-acre property overlooking the eastern shore of Skaha Lake in Penticton, British Columbia, in 2004. That single-minded emphasis has produced extraordinary results for this young winery – most recently named “Winery of the Year” in British Columbia in the 2013 InterVin International Wine Awards, which awarded gold medals for Painted Rock’s 2010 Cabernet and 2010 Syrah wines.

LAX International Terminal Features Ocean Wave Roof Design With Alucobond

[David Ford of Crown Corr]

Project Name: New Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at LAX
Project Location: Los Angeles, California
Alucobond Materials: 4mm Custom LAX Fawn Metallic
Year of Installation: 2013
Architect: Fentress Architects, Denver, Colorado
Fabricator: Elward Systems Corp., Lakewood, Colorado
Attachment System: Elward Systems Corp. Rout and Return Dry System
Installer: Gary, Ind.-headquartered Crown Corr, Inc.
Images: Jason A. Knowles © Fentress Architects and David Ford

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the sixth busiest airport in the world and the third busiest in the United States serving nearly 63.7 million passengers – including 17 million international passengers – in 2012. Visitors are drawn to Los Angeles to experience everything from the area’s temperate coastal climate and beaches to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood movie-making.

UNT’s Elite LEED-Platinum Apogee Stadium Clad With Recyclable Alucobond ACM

Project Name: University of North Texas’ (UNT) Apogee Stadium
Project Location: Denton, Texas
Alucobond Materials: 48,320 sq. ft. 4mm Sunrise Silver Metallic
1,334 sq. ft. 4mm Custom Mean Green
Year of Installation: 2011
Architect: HKS, Inc. – Dallas
Fabricator/Installer: NOW Specialties
Carrollton, Texas
General Contractor: Manhattan Construction
Co., Dallas
Images: Daryl Shields – HKS

The University of North Texas’ (UNT) Apogee Stadium – the first newly constructed collegiate football stadium in the nation to earn LEED Platinum certification – opened in Denton, Texas, in September 2011 as the new home of Mean Green football.

ALUCOBOND Helps McAllen, Texas, Public Library Shed ‘Big Box’ Image In Adaptive Reuse of Walmart Store

Project Name: McAllen, Texas, Public Library
Project Location: McAllen, Texas
Alucobond Materials: 15,000 sq. ft.
6mm Steel City Silver Mica
Year of Installation: 2011
Architect: Boultinghouse Simpson Gates Architects – McAllen, Texas
Fabricator/Installer: Bowman Distributing Co.
San Benito, Texas
General Contractor: Barcom Construction, Inc.
Corpus Christi, Texas
Images: John Gates, AIA, Bob Simpson, AIA, Nicole Gates

The new McAllen, Texas, Public Library – which opened on the site of a vacant Walmart in December 2011 – was envisioned by city officials from the start of architectural bidding to include environmentally friendly features. But, from the perspective of Boultinghouse Simpson Gates Architects in McAllen, no design could be more environmentally conscious than adaptively reusing the former “big box” retail store, saving approximately 130,000 square feet of building demolition debris from being sent to the local landfill.

Formable Alucobond Helps Architects Push Design Boundaries At VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre

Project Name: VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre
Project Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Alucobond Materials: 12,000 sq. ft. 4mm Alucobond naturAL
Custom Plain Mill Finish
Year of Installation: 2011
Architect: Perkins+Will Canada
Fabricator/Installer: Keith Panel Systems Co. Ltd.
Vancouver, British Columbia
General Contractor: Ledcor Group of Companies
Vancouver, British Columbia
Images: Raymond Chan, Photomedia Canada

When design of the VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre was awarded to Perkins+Will Canada in late 2007, architects were challenged to create a building that not only would increase visibility for and attract more visitors to the approximately 54-acre internationally recognized garden in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, but also meet the highest goals in sustainable building design.

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.