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Canadian Library Features Black Aluminum Geometric Facade Inspired By Local Terrain

The award-winning Capilano Library in Edmonton, Alberta features a captivating geometric design influenced by its natural surroundings. Patkau Architects Inc. were inspired by the local terrain, specifically the area’s hidden ravine. The building’s playful, organic design provides the local residents with much-needed community space. ©Christophe Bénard Photography The 11,000 square-foot library was designed with three parallel zones with corresponding and distinctive roof peaks. Each zone was purposefully designed to respond …Read More

Fluoroethylene Vinyl Ether (FEVE) Versus Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF): A Exploration Of The Benefits Of FEVE Resin Technology

There are a whole host of benefits to the utilization of an FEVE resin over a PVDF. These benefits include aesthetic-based benefits, application-based benefits, and sustainability benefits. FEVE (fluoroethylene vinyl ether) was developed to address the shortcomings with traditional fluoropolymer resins like PVDF, they are manufactured by copolymerization of a fluoroethylene monomer with a vinyl ether monomer. Continue reading Read More

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