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LEED Platinum Commercial Building Sets Energy and Design Standards In Europe

NU Office Building, Architect Falk von Tettenborn, Hurbert Haupt, LEED Platinum USGBC, Alucobond Plus Wood Royal Cedar

Project Name: NU Office Building
Project Location: Munich, Germany
Alucobond Materials: Alucobond® Plus Royal Cedar
Architect: Falk von Tettenborn
Fabricator: AS Fassaden, Gars
Developer: Hubert Haupt Immobilien Holding
General Contractor: Ernie Loberg Construction
Photography: Falk von Tettenborn Architects + Katzer
What if a building didn’t just have sustainable attributes? There weren’t just aspects or portions of the building’s design that adhered to the world’s leading performance standard LEED (Leadership in Energy and environmental Design), but what happens when one of the key design principles in a building is energy efficiency? You get a building with the highest LEED Platinum score ever worldwide in the category of ‘Core and Shell.’ (more…)

New AIA Course On Aluminum Composite Material: Sustainable Materials and Processes

Alucobond Plus, Rush University Medical Center, Hospital, Perkins + Will, Chicago, Photos by Robert R. Gigliotti NEW AIA Continuing Education Course: Aluminum Composite Material: Sustainable Materials and Processes Purpose: Provides an overview of the versatility, sustainability, and functionality of aluminum composite material (ACM) and discusses why it is selected for architectural cladding, interiors, and signage applications in new and existing buildings around the world. (more…)