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2019 Metal Architecture Design Award: Renovations and Retrofits

For showcasing how metal panels can be leveraged in a transformative retrofit project, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 134 headquarters building in Chicago won the 2019 Metal Architecture Design Award for renovations and retrofits. Metal wall panels were used in the adaptive reuse project to give the building a new identity, express its use and the importance of some spaces. The retrofit completely transformed a 1960s elementary school building into a labor organization’s modern headquarters, which includes a lobby, large meeting hall, offices, meeting rooms, lounges and gymnasium community center.


New York Based Architects Modernize Research University Building with an Envelope of ALUCOBOND® Cladding

Ashley McGraw Architects were recently tasked with the renovation of Binghamton University’s Science IV building which houses the Universities renowned Psychology Department. The existing reinforced concrete facility constructed in 1973 underwent a two-part retrofit; in the summer of 2018 phase one was completed to reveal  a new Alucobond® cladding facade and partial interior renovation and design. Phase two will consist of completing the interior and an expansion of the Science IV building.

Manufacturing Site Renovated Into State-of-the-Art Educational Facility Reflects School’s Identity With ALUCOBOND ACM Custom Colors

South Texas College (STC) officially opened its Technology Campus expansion in McAllen, Texas, in January 2018 with a unique ribbon-cutting ceremony in which college officials wielded a blow torch to cut a steel ribbon created by welding students.

Elementary School Renovated For Union Headquarters Features Sleek, Light-Filled Design Clad In ALUCOBOND PLUS ACM

Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 134 in Chicago celebrated the grand opening of their new headquarters and union hall in May 2018 – a renovation project that has been described in glowing terms that are reflective not only of the building’s light-filled architectural design but of its significant impact on the surrounding Bronzeville neighborhood revitalization.

Modern Resort Experience Reflected In Upscale Hotel Clad In Contemporary ALUCOBOND® PLUS

Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Welch, Minn., has undergone a series of renovations and expansions in recent years designed to provide guests with a modern resort experience in which they can enjoy upscale amenities.

Nassau Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum Transformed With Ethereal Metal Design System Created With ALUCOBOND PLUS Brushed ACM

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum had done its duty. Opened in 1972 in Uniondale, N.Y., the Coliseum not only had honored the military sacrifice of local veterans in Long Island’s Nassau County but had served as home to the one-time American Basketball Association’s New York Nets and the National Hockey League’s New York Islanders as well as hosted major events and concerts, including performances by Elvis Presley, Madonna and Bruce Springsteen.