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Largest Timber Housing Estate In Switzerland Uses An Anodized Alucobond Aluminum Shell

Sue Til Development, Switzerland, Winterthur, Alucobond A2 Anodized Look, Soppelsa Architects, Weberbrunner Architekten, Photography Peter Schaublin Photograph© Peter Schäublin In Switzerland’s largest timber housing estate, the sue&til development features 300 residential apartments on an area of over 570,000 square feet. The massive development was the collaborative effort of Weberbrunner Architekten and Soppelsa Architects, both firms are out of Zürich. Sitting in Winterthur, a city just Northeast of the country’s capital of Zürich, the development was built within the stringent guidelines of the 2000-watt society. (more…)


Award-Winning Commercial Office Space Promotes User Well-Being With Sustainable Design

Sky Believe in Better Building, Arup Associates, Sotech Optima, Alucobond Sunrise Silver Metallic ACM, Photography by Simon Kennedy

Project Name: Sky's Believe in Better Building, BSkyB
Project Location: Osterly, West London, UK
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® Sunrise Silver Metallic
Architect: Arup Associates
Fabricator: Sotech Optima
Photography: Simon Kennedy
Sky’s Believe in Better Building is a four-story commercial office space by Arup Associates; reciprocate of the 2014 Wood in Architecture Award. The office and training facility was designed with community in mind and the promotion of improved well-being amongst users with flexible office spaces to enhance creativity. (more…)