Hilton Rochester, Mayo Clinic, HGA, Pure Freeform, Zebra Limestone, Metal Panels, Lumiflon, Photography Phalanx Studios

The Hilton Rochester is a stone’s throw from the renowned Mayo Clinic. The hotel features guest rooms atop a conference center, restaurant, , office space, wellness/fitness center, and parking structure, creating a truly mixed-use space. The six-story facade is a combination of materials utilizing granite, glass, and custom limestone panels.

Hilton Rochester, Mayo Clinic, HGA, Pure Freeform, Zebra Limestone, Metal Panels, Lumiflon, Photography Phalanx Studios
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The architects at HGA describe, “This is followed by a vertical tower clad in glass and simulated, variegated limestone 19 stories high. The aesthetic recalls the quilted pattern of Midwestern agricultural landscapes viewed from above, while also paying homage to the of the Mayo Building.”

Hilton Rochester, Mayo Clinic, HGA, Pure Freeform, Zebra Limestone, Metal Panels, Lumiflon, Photography Phalanx Studios
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The Variegated Zebra Honed Limestone is a custom finish of panel manufacturer Pure + Freeform. The panels were fabricated and installed by M. G. McGrath, who broke up the repetitiousness of the large building with purposeful “design units.” The representatives at describe, “To create this variegation, subtle design units were either omitted or added, creating slight deviations in the scheme while keeping a uniform appearance. The custom Variegated Zebra Honed “Limestone” finish, in 2mm single skin , is an exterior matte coating with white and silver pearl ink.”

Hilton Rochester, Mayo Clinic, HGA, Pure Freeform, Zebra Limestone, Metal Panels, Lumiflon, Photography Phalanx Studios
©Photography Phalanx Studios

The panels are enriched with Lumiflon resin . Coatings with Lumiflon FEVE resin technology offer benefits that many other coatings do not. The provides unmatched weathability, which helps prevent coating degradation. FEVE-based coatings also help reduce lifecycle costs, as their hyper- allows a coating to resist degradation in the face of UV radiation, salt, and water for decades.

Information courtesy of Pure + Freeform & HGA
Photography courtesy of © Phalanx Studios

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