Guest Author: Gary Edgar, National Coil and Extrusion Specification Manager, PPG Building Products Fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE) fluoropolymer powder coatings are well known for their anti-corrosive properties. But it’s their aesthetic impact on commercial building applications that is making them a top specification for architects looking to design legacy-building projects. While t...
Two Centre Square is one of two architectural components of a development bringing mixed-use spaces to Middlesbrough. Two Centre Square, owned by developers Ashall Property and designed by Seymour Architects, is a three-story office building with a stunningly iridescent façade.
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.
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.
World-renowned architecture studio, UNStudio, designed the Rabobank Office with sustainability in mind. The architects describe, “Our design facilitates the ‘Rabobank Unplugged’ principle, creating an environment in which both cooperation and concentration is made possible.”