1930s Glamis Road Bascule Bridge in London Gets Expansive Restoration

Glamis Road Bascule Bridge, East London, Unova Paint Products, Vitreflon
The Glamis Road Bascule Bridge was constructed in East London in the 1930s. Commissioned by the Port of London Authority (PLA), this movable bridge has become a distinctive landmark. Its bascule function enabled the bridge to roll back on its base allowing ships to pass underneath. Surviving World War II, the fully-functioning movable bridge was finally restored as a fixed bridge in the 1980s. Yet, the bridge was degraded and in need of repair to restore it to its former iconic hue.

PPG Assists Architects In Revamping Iconic Building With Custom Coatings Technology

Bulletin Building, Schuylkill Yards, George Howe, KieranTimberlake, PPG, Coraflon, Photography, Matt Krissel
The Bulletin Building in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia was initially built in 1954 by legendary American architect George Howe. The former headquarters of the Evening Bulletin newspaper, the building became iconic, undergoing a series of renovations since the newspaper collapse in 1982. The most recent renovation was completed by KieranTimberlake and the Practice for Architecture and Urbanism.

Ferry Footbridge Returned To Its Signature Red Color With High Performance Coatings System

Littlehampton, West Sussex, England, Ferry Footbridge, AI Coatings
In Littlehampton, a civil parish in the Arun District of West Sussex, England, sits the Ferry Footbridge. Known fondly as "the Red Bridge," the retractable bridge was in desperate need of repair. A FEVE fluoropolymer paint system was specified to ensure the longevity of the refurbishment and to lower life cycle costs. Before Image via ©A&I Coatings As part of the county's carbon neutr...

First Office Building Offers Taste of Modernity To Danish Business Park

C F Moeller, Advice House, Denmark, Office Building, Photography Julian Weyer
The psychology of color tells us that orange, a mixture of reds and yellows, showcases creativity. In an article in Arch Daily, the color is described as euphoric and enthusiastic, seen in imaginative projects worldwide. ALUCOBOND® PLUS Spectra Collection's orange panel, Spectra Cupral, has a color-shifting ability. The color-changing panels display an array of orange hues based on focal, natural, and artificial lighting factors.