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Alucobond Bus Station Modernizes Hamburg Public Transportation

Bus Station, Hamburg, Poppenbuttel, Germany, Alucobond, Photographer Archimages.de Larger than bus stops, station platforms are more focused on user experience and comfort. In addition to a high amount of foot traffic throughout the day they feature a number of amenities including restrooms, shops and waiting areas. The avant-garde Hamburg Bus Station connects the transit rail link and garage with the central pedestrian bridge and is the first design in a series of redevelopment projects for the local transportation system in Poppenbüttel. (more…)


Winery Designed With Alucobond ACM Reflects Lakeside’s Natural Beauty

Alucobond ACM, Painted Rock Estate Winery Tasting Room, Photo by Carey Tarr

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. (more…)