The One Vanderbilt building in New York sits within the prominence of greatness, matching the skyline of the Empire State and Chrysler buildings. Towering over 1,000 feet, the office building was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) and is located just next to the Grand Central Terminal. In an article the DesignBoom, author Philip Stevens describes the facades as, “four interlocking and tapering planes that spiral towards the sky.” Continue reading Read More
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International architecture studio, Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp (FJMT), designed the Macquarie University Library back in 2011. The architects describe the library as, “…an innovative welcoming and inspiring landmark building for the University. It represents a new generation of library design—full of dynamic, collaborative, open spaces for learning, challenging the traditional notion of a library as a quiet, storage facility for printed materials.” Continue reading Read More
The Aldar Headquarters building in Abu Dhabi is a 23-story structure that stands in the city’s extravagant Al Raha Beach Development. Designed by MZ Architects, the Aldar HQ sports an unconventional circular exterior, making it the first building in the Middle East to feature such a unique structure. Continue reading Read More
The Albany Entertainment Center is a premiere performance venue that sits on the edge of Princess Royal Harbor in Toll Place, Albany, Australia. The building, which is sleek and sophisticated in appearance, is protected with Akzo Nobel’s Interpon D3000 Fluoromax. Interpon D3000 employs Lumiflon FEVE resin technology that ensures gloss and color retention for extended periods of time. Continue reading Read More
The SSQ Tower in Longueil, Quebec is one of the latest mixed-use office spaces in Canada. Designed by Bernard Mercier Drouin Architectes with sustainability in mind, the tower has features that reduce energy and water consumption, use of natural lighting, and heat island reduction. To further aid in building sustainability, the exterior is clad in aluminum panels that feature a Akzo Nobel Interpon D3000 coating; a high performance Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer based powder coating that touts a long life span, along with excellent durability and weatherability characteristics.
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