New York Residential Facade Pays Homage To Historic Architectural Design

Lantern House, Heatherwick Studio, New York, Dezeen
Heatherwick Studio was commissioned to design a residential building in Chelsea, Manhattan in New York City. Within a highly competitive architectural market, the architects were tasked with designing a building that stood out. The architects describe, “In contrast to new glass apartment blocks that have sprung up along High Line, we wanted to create a new type of residence: one that was reminiscent of the area’s existing historical building, design and built for permanency.”

Upcoming Webinar: Architectural Metal Coatings: What is in a Coating Specification?

Aldar Headquarters Abu Dhabi UAE MZ Architects ALPOLIC ACM Akzo Nobel Interpon D3000 Lumiflon FEVE Resin
Liquid and powder coatings each have particular characteristics, and a variety of nomenclature is used to achieve similar results—for example: high-performance coating of the aluminum components of a building. The architectural coatings industry has spent the last several years developing innovations in performance, durability and finish alternatives with these products. This seminar will update the design and construction community on the latest technologies to achieve AAMA compliance, improve finishes options, define nomenclature and discuss other topics that will help to correctly specify coatings.

Upcoming Webinar: Know Your Coatings: FEVE Coatings for Construction Applications

Exo Apartments, Reston, VA, ALUCOBOND Spectra Ocean, R2L Architects, Mark Kempf Photography
In this one-hour course, we will discover the strengths and advantages of FEVE fluoropolymer topcoats for curtain walls, as well as maintenance re-coating of existing finishes. 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 also assess the life-cycle cost advantage and sustainability benefits of FEVE topcoats despite their higher initial cost compared to other topcoat formulations.