Modern Office Complex In Culver City Features Operable Perforated Façade

Brick and the Machine, Culver City, Abramson Architects, Pure Freeform, LUMIFLON USA, Sean Costello Photography
The Brick and the Machine is a two-building complex in downtown Culver City. The distinction between the buildings, the Brick, and the Machine, was a purposeful design by Abramson Architects. The Brick, named for its traditional brick facade, complements historic architecture. In contrast, the Machine is an “operable, experiential façade” that features colorful shifting screens.

Fluoropolymer coatings: A new horizon for sustainable bridges in the UK

Glamis Road Bascule Bridge, East London, Unova Paint Products, Vitreflon
In bridge design, sustainability is a design philosophy that considers the long-term impact of the bridge not only on the environment and climate but also on society, and the economy. When the primary consideration a few decades ago was ‘low cost’ and ‘fast development', the focus is gradually shifting to sustainability priorities which start with extending the lifespan of the structure.

Columbus Metropolitan Library Branch Renovation Features Multi-Material Sustainable Facade

Columbus Metropolitan Library, Karl Road Branch, Moody Nolan, Pure Freeform, Lumiflon USA, Photography Cory Klein
The Columbus Metropolitan Library’s new Karl Road Branch location is a two-level 40,000 square-foot public-use center. The library’s massive renovation is part of a two-phase project to renovate or rebuild all CML locations. Part of Phase II, the Karl Road Branch location was built in 1988 and remained one of the most heavily used library locations.

NBBJ Designs Facebook Spring District In Washington With Sustainable Design

Facebook Spring District, Seattle, NBBJ, Pure Freeform, Lumiflon, Photography Benjamin Benschneider
Facebook's Spring District development is its most significant presence outside its Menlo Park, California, headquarters. The Seattle location houses 7,000 employees in a state-of-the-art facility worthy of the social media empire. In addition, the over one million square foot development features one particular property, a 400,000 square foot building formerly the REI Co-op headquarters.

Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Adorned With Custom Zebra Limestone Metal Panels

Hilton Rochester, Mayo Clinic, HGA, Pure Freeform, Zebra Limestone, Metal Panels, Lumiflon, Photography Phalanx Studios
The Hilton Rochester is a stone’s throw from the renowned Mayo Clinic. The hotel features guest rooms atop a conference center, restaurant, retail, office space, wellness/fitness center, and parking structure, creating a truly mixed-use space. The six-story facade is a combination of materials utilizing granite, glass, and custom limestone panels. ©Photography Phalanx Studios The ar...