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Retail Center Rebounds With New Alucobond NaturAL Cladding

Lincoln Park Centre, Alucobond Natural Brushed Stainless, Chicago, Illinois, Weiss Architects, Sobotec, Photography Architectural Panel Systems

Project Name: Lincoln Park Centre
Project Location: Chicago, Illinois
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® Plus NaturAL Brushed Stainless
Architect: Weiss Architects
Fabricator: Sobotec Ltd.
Installer: Architectural Panel Systems, Inc.
General Contractor: Ernie Loberg Construction
Photography: Paul Biasco and Architectural Panel Systems
Lincoln Park Centre – a 61,000-square-foot retail shopping center located at the highly trafficked intersection of North and Clybourn avenues on Chicago’s north side – has undergone the kind of major changes in just a few short years that have made it a real-estate investment company’s dream venture. (more…)


Retail Showroom Wows With Three-Dimensional Metallic Alucobond

BAUHAUS Berlin, Muller Reimann Architekten, Alucobond Plus Brilliant Silver Metallic, Photography by Stefan Muller

Project Name: Bauhaus Fachcentrum Berlin
Project Location: Berlin, Germany
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond Plus, Brilliant Silver Metallic
Year of Completion: 2014
Architect: Müller Reimann Architekten
Fabricator: Henke AG
Photography: Stefan Müller courtesy of Müller Reimann Architekten
The first BAUHAUS store opened in Germany, 1960, the retail chain now spans the scope of European territory with 190 stores. BAUHAUS, which is German for to build (bau) and house (haus), is a home improvement, gardening and hardware chain that recently completed their latest showroom that sits on the western beginning of Berlin’s most famous avenue, Kurfurstendamm, or Ku-damm by locals. While the Ku-damm is full of shops, hotels, restaurants and retail showrooms the BAUHAUS attracts attention with its three-dimensional Alucobond aluminum composite façade. (more…)