Bouverie Street Apartments, Melbourne, Australia, Studio 505, Probuild, Grocon, Vitreflon, A I Coatings, Lumiflon FEVE Resin, Photography, STUDIO 505

Sitting amongst the colorful of Melbourne, Australia’s urban landscape is the recently completed Bouverie Street Apartments. The multi-level towers sit on the site of the old Carlton United Brewery and are known for the “cascading waterfall façade” design.

Bouverie Street Apartments, Melbourne, Australia, Studio 505, Probuild, Grocon, Vitreflon, A I Coatings, Lumiflon FEVE Resin, Photography, Probuild Aust

Designed by the architects at Studio 505, the project was constructed by ProBuild for client Grocon, Australian Development Company in 2015. In addition to the over 200 units, the building also features retail outlets and a green system for its residents.

Bouverie Street Apartments, Melbourne, Australia, Studio 505, Probuild, Grocon, Vitreflon, A I Coatings, Lumiflon FEVE Resin, Photography, AI COATINGS

The colorful fins that make up the waterfall façade utilize the Vitreflon coating system by A & I Coatings. The coating feature Lumiflon resin technology and was applied by D & M Auto Industrial.

Bouverie Street Apartments, Melbourne, Australia, Studio 505, Probuild, Grocon, Vitreflon, A I Coatings, Lumiflon FEVE Resin, Photography, STUDIO 505

The brightness of the fins can be attributed to the Vitreflon coating that has unparalleled gloss range and color retention. The aluminum fins offer a sunshading mechanism, protecting inhabitants from the harsh Melbourne afternoon sun. The Vitreflon coating, with Lumiflon FEVE technology, ensures longevity without UV degradation or fading. Additionally, the introduction of fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE) fluoropolymer technology provides humidity resistance, essential in the temperate oceanic climate of Melbourne.

Bouverie Street Apartments, Melbourne, Australia, Studio 505, Probuild, Grocon, Vitreflon, A I Coatings, Lumiflon FEVE Resin, Photography, Probuild Aust

With an over 20-year guarantee, Vitreflon is a high quality system standing the test of time and exposure of architectural facades. The coating system is also used in a variety of industrial and infrastructural applications such as bridges, wind turbines, towers, and chemical plants.

Photography by A&I Coatings, Studio 505, ProBuild

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