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Let’s Talk Trends Vol. 1: Multi-Family Housing

Let’s Talk Trends is our very own publication discussing trends in the Architecture & Design industry. In growing our resources for the architectural community, ALUCOBOND® is proud to publish Volume 1, Multi-Family Housing which focuses on demographic, social, and technological influences along with interior & exterior materials and colors that drive current trends in the market. We’ve also curated two exterior color palettes based on multi-family housing industry trends for your inspiration. Download the full PDF and let’s talk trends!

FutureHAUS Leads the Way in Multi-Family Housing with Innovations for Smart Home, Prefabricated and Sustainable Design Concepts

Developed by faculty and students at Virginia Tech Center for Design Research, the FutureHAUS is an exploration in the integration of pre-fabricated, energy efficient and smart home systems for the future of affordable housing. The prototype was unveiled in the 2018 Solar Decathlon Middle East competition, taking home a first-place victory over 14 other selected teams and more than 60 total entrants. The victory comes after years of research in two distinct fields: the industrialization of buildings and integrated construction, and sustainably designed smart home environments.

Apartment Residents Live In Full Color With Gleaming ALUCOBOND® Spectra Color-Shifting Cladding

Marketing materials for the Exo apartments – which feature a gleaming contemporary façade – encourage residents to “live in full color” in this 457-unit multi-family residential community that opened in July 2018. Located in Reston, Va., Exo residents live less than 25 miles from Washington, D.C.

Peter Marino Designs Luxury Bespoke Building in the Heart of Manhattan’s Art District

The Getty by Peter Marino is a 12-story Mixed-Use building now home to Lehmann Maupin’s second New York gallery, along with the Hill Art Foundation, and 5 Bespoke residential units. The stunning building is located in the West Chelsea Neighborhood and overlooks the High Line, a 1.45-mile-long elevated linear park, greenway and rail trail.