Metal Panels Envelope Canadian Residence To Produce Contemporary Home Design

Excelsior Architectural Product, Residential, Home Design, ALPOLIC Metal Composite Material, MCM
Metal composite material is used in a wide variety of architectural markets. From education to corporate identity, the versatility of this material has made it a go-to in the architectural sphere. Due to its light weight, ease of fabrication, and wide-ranging color palette, the material has gained popularity since its creation in the 1960s.

Beautiful Hudson Yards Building Boasts Impressive And High Performance Metal Façade

55 Hudson Yards, East Facade, Credit Raimund Koch for KPF
In the “mega-development” Hudson Yards on Manhattan’s West Side sits the new 55 Hudson Yards building. The building towers 51 stories and gained its context from “stately, cast-iron facades of SoHo and the industrial backdrop of the Meatpacking District,” as Metropolis Magazine describes. The building adds more diversity to the surrounding facades, showcasing the depth of the architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF), who are responsible for the Hudson Yards development master plan.

COURSE: FEVE Architectural Coatings: High Performance Coatings for Expansive, Sustainable Design

Perth Arena, Cameron Chisholm Nicol, Lumiflon, FEVE Resin
In this one-hour course, we will discover the strengths and advantages of FEVE fluoropolymer topcoats. We will evaluate coating performance tests including accelerated weathering and real-time weathering and what the implications are for the life of different coatings. We will explore the many design possibilities that FEVE technology provides and assess the sustainability benefits of FEVE topcoats despite their higher initial cost compared to other topcoat formulations.
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