Architects Design Area’s First Micro-living Apartment At The Ink Block Development

7Ink, Microliving Apartments, Boston, Elkus Manfredi Architects, Pure Freeform, Lumiflon USA, Photography Raj Das
Ted Tye, Principal at National Development, calls the Ink Block in the South End of Boston a "game changer." Designed by Elkus Manfredi architects, the block features seven buildings, all designed to give an "urban edge" to the neighborhood. The award-winning development's last building, 7ink, is the area's first luxury "micro-living" apartment building.

Environmentally Responsible Architectural Coatings based on LUMIFLON FEVE Technology

Dattner Architects, WXY Architecture Urban Design, 125 Garage DSNY Spring Street, Salt Shed Photo Albert Vercerka Esto
Powder coatings offer excellent performance with a smaller carbon footprint thanks to the lack of VOCs required for processing and application. Instead of using a mixing blade and large vessel to blend raw materials, powder coatings use extruders that combine heat and friction to mix all the components together. The result is a paint in powder form. Everything you want and nothing more.

Architects Design Residential Mixed-Use Development Using High Performance Materials

Union Denver, Colorado, Davis Partners Architects, Pure Freeform, Lumiflon USA, Photography Phalanx Studios
Union Denver is a massive mixed-use development by Davis Partnership Architects in the Central Platte Valley of Denver. Developer Holland Partner Group worked closely with the architects to produce the 580 units over three residential towers with 60,000 square feet of ground-floor retail below. The retail space is anchored by Whole Foods urban grocery chain.

Single Skin Metal: A Lightweight and Versatile Cladding Material

Mount Si High School, NAC Architecture, Pure Freeform, Lumiflon USA, Benjamin Benschneider Photography
The benefits of utilizing a metal cladding material are endless. Single skin metals are a sustainable, versatile, lightweight alternative to many traditional cladding products. The ease of use of metal allows for customized designs, including unique fabrication and perforation. But the customized finish lines of the single skin metals have allowed the product to compete with timber, stone, and natural metals.