Architects Add To NYC Skyline With High Performance Terracotta Skyscraper

One Vanderbilt, New York Skyscraper, KPF, Paul Clemence, ARCHI-PHOTO, DesignBoom
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.”

Library Keeps It Luster After Years With High Performance Products And Superior Design

FJMT, Macquarie University NWS Library, Akzo Nobel, Interpon D3000, Fluoromax
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.”

Powerhouse Architects Complete Hudson Yards’ Tallest Residential Tower

35 Hudson Yards, New York, Skidmore Owings Merrill Architects, Photography SOM Rendering
Hudson Yards is colossal, the largest private real estate development in New York since Rockefeller Center. The project boasts buildings designed by internationally renowned architectural firms; Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) Associates, Thomas Heatherwick, Roche-Dinkeloo, and Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill (SOM). With a radius of six-blocks in Manhattan’s West End, the project features a variety of commercial, residential and public use areas.

Performing Arts Venue Receives Outstanding FEVE Resin Coatings

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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.