Cox Howlett, Bailey Woodland, Cox Architecture, Roberts Gardiner, Albany Entertainment Center, Australia, Photography Alison Paine

Cox Architecture describes the Albany Entertainment Center as a “waterside sculpture reflecting the crystalline molecular structures of the earth.” The facade is shaped with the complex geometry of a diamond, reflecting both natural light and the nearby waterway. The building provides the community an entertainment venue with performance and convention space.

Cox Howlett, Bailey Woodland, Cox Architecture, Roberts Gardiner, Albany Entertainment Center, Australia, Photography Alison Paine
Photography ©Alison Paine

The city of Albany in Australia has a rich history that often blends its connection with the land and the Shoal Bay. Often described as the “jewel” of the harbor, the building serves as an form in itself. Like a diamond, the facade is reflective, taking on different dimensions at different focal viewpoints.

Cox Howlett, Bailey Woodland, Cox Architecture, Roberts Gardiner, Albany Entertainment Center, Australia, Photography Alison Paine
Photography ©Alison Paine

The award-winning project was the collaborative efforts of Cox and Roberts Gardiner Architects, who designed the utilizing a zinc . The heavy glass facade further connects visitors with the lush surroundings, a continuous connection between land and sea.

Cox Howlett, Bailey Woodland, Cox Architecture, Roberts Gardiner, Albany Entertainment Center, Australia, Photography Alison Paine
Photography ©Alison Paine

The extrusions feature ’s Interpon D3000 system in Sparkling Dark Gray. The Interpon D3000 system utilizes Lumiflon resin . This advanced fluoropolymer system provides long-lasting color and . Additionally, this system withstands environmental deterrents such as wind, water, salt, and UV radiation, essential for highly exposed buildings like the Albany Entertainment Center.

Photography ©Alison Paine

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