Headquarters In France Features Modern And Literal Interpretation Of Green Design

Office 64 de IHabitat, Bayonne, France, Patrick Arotcharen Architecte, Photography Vincent Monthiers
The headquarters for French housing association Office 64 de l’Habitat in Bayonne is both a modern and literal interpretation of green design. Patrick Arotcharen Architecte describes, “It is both discrete and significant, re-interpreting the codes of public architecture.” The building utilizes a plethora of materials to achieve its stunning design including glass, timber, concrete, and iridescent aluminum composite panels.

High Performance Coatings Systems Ensure Long-Life Designs For Transportation Facilities

Alucobond Spectra Green, Tempe Transportation Center, Arizona, Otak Architekton
Transit stations are historically high trafficked areas, often seeing hundreds of commuters on a daily basis. Additionally, these buildings are expensive to repair as construction can require costly closures. Often architects specify high performance coatings systems for their architectural components to ensure both the longevity and aesthetic quality of their designs.

Colorful Modular Pods Offer Expansive Space For School In Australia

Presbyterian Ladies College, HARWYN, Modular Education Pods, Australia
There are many challenges when building in the education market from site assess to cost restrictions. Harwyn pods address those challenges by providing a prefabricated, modularized solution to traditional education expansion. The Presbyterian Ladies’ College in Melbourne, Australia, required a solution that met the needs of their expansion while providing a touch of modernity to their historic landscape.

Architects Transform Concrete Structure Into Modern Office Complex In Watertown

The Linx, Watertown, MA, SGA Arch, Callahan, Boylston Properties, Commercial, CEI Materials
The Linx is a modern office complex in Watertown, Massachusetts, adapted from a concrete warehouse. The stunning adaptive reuse project, designed by Spagnolo, Gisness & Associates (SGA Arch), replaced the heavily concrete exterior with glass and modern metal materials. The combination of perforated metal and glass allows for a substantial influx of natural light while the use of iridescent metal playfully changes the exterior throughout the day.
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