Australia’s Most Colorful Schools Feature High-Performance Fiber Cement Cladding

Ivanhoe Grammar School Melbourne Australia McBride Charles Ryan Viragroup Vitrapanel Fiber Cement A&I Coatings Vitreflon Lumiflon FEVE
Educational designs are inspired by the students and staff that inhabit them. The spaces are often designed to enhance well-being with features such as daylighting and communal areas. A critical element of educational design is the use of vibrant exterior materials. One such material, Vitrapanel fiber cement, is featured throughout Australia, adding color to the architectural landscape. Sit...

Modern Office Complex In Culver City Features Operable Perforated Façade

Brick and the Machine, Culver City, Abramson Architects, Pure Freeform, LUMIFLON USA, Sean Costello Photography
The Brick and the Machine is a two-building complex in downtown Culver City. The distinction between the buildings, the Brick, and the Machine, was a purposeful design by Abramson Architects. The Brick, named for its traditional brick facade, complements historic architecture. In contrast, the Machine is an “operable, experiential façade” that features colorful shifting screens.

Train Adorned Water Tank Pays Homage To Texas Town’s Humble Beginnings

City of Elmendorf, Texas, Water Tank, Tnemec Company, TRC, Landmark Structures, Hydroflon
Owner: City of Elmendorf, TX Engineer: TRC Field Applicator/Fabricator: Landmark Structures Coatings Manufacturer: Tnemec Company Inc., Series 700 Hydroflon Tnemec Company has been celebrating the innovation of water tank design since 2006 with their annual Tank of the Year competition. In 2021, nearly 300 tanks from around the country were nominated for this award. The Elmendorf, Texas comp...

Minnesota Water Tank Features Town’s Signature Blue Heron And Secures Tank of the Year Top 5 Spot

Lino Lakes, Minnesota, Water Tower, 2021, Hydroflon, Tnemec Company
Tnemec Company has been celebrating the innovation of water tank design since 2006 with their annual Tank of the Year competition. In 2021, nearly 300 tanks from around the country were nominated for this award. Minnesota's Lino Lakes water tower made it to the competition's Top Ten with its understated custom design.