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.

Stunning Adaptive Reuse Project In Crystal City Features Colorful Building Protected With LUMIFLON Technology

Crystal City Building 6, Perkins Eastman, Tnemec Company, Midatlantic Coatings
In a stunning example of adaptive reuse, the Crystal City 6 building in Crystal City, Virginia houses modern residences in a once outdated office building. The building underwent a massive renovation in order to be repurposed for residential use. The building’s concept of “micro-units” is an idea set by WeWork Companies Inc., who specializes in shared work spaces.