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Project • By Interpon Powder Coatings by AkzoNobelChurches

Weston Tower, Westminster Abbey

History has been made at Westminster Abbey in London with the first major addition to the famous church since 1745 – and AkzoNobel has supplied products for the prestigious project. The new £23 million Weston Tower features 500 leaded windows, and every window frame is coated with the company's Interpon D2525 superdurable powder coatings. The tower provides staircase and lift access to the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries, located in an area which has never been open to the public before. “As the undisputed leader in powder coatings, we are very proud to have contributed to such a significant project, which is integral to the history of the UK,” said Tomasz Kluczewski, Regional Director North Europe for Akzo... More

Product • By FantechHERO® Fresh Air Appliance

HERO® Fresh Air Appliance

HERO® Series of Fresh Air Appliances offers a diverse selection of airflows with up to 80% sensible recovery to create truly balanced ventilaion in residential homes. More

Project • By Spark ChicagoOffices

Leopardo

Leopardo’s Chicago office is a welcoming space that reflects this leading construction company’s craft, culture and dedication to excellence. Drawing inspiration from the materials Leopardo employees handle every day, new design elements highlight the early stages of a construction project. This work, which is not always visible in finished spaces, is brought to the forefront of the new environment, reminding employees to take pride in the process. More

Project • By Alan Enríquez | ArquitectoCultural Centres

Centro Cultural Ambiental - Chapultepec

The project of the Environmental Cultural Center was designed to solve specific problems of the site conditions and the architectural program itself. In order keep always contact with nature, it starts under the central patio scheme, which is designed as a garden to walk through, which at the same time, generates a micro climate for the building, this allows to spread the importance of the environment to its visitors. It has a modular scheme, which allows its construction to be in stages, in addition to its flexibility of spaces. On the other hand, it becomes a determining element for the overall project, creating the connection between the 1st and 2nd Section of the Chapultepec Forest, generating a main entrance and a rear entrance with me... More

Project • By Móz DesignsOffices

Amazon Block 20

Amazon’s newest tower in Seattle, known as block 20. The building architects are nbbj design and the building was built by Sellen Construction Moz Designs fabricated perforated metal walls and screen partitions for this project in a gradient color. Architectural Elements installed the screens, while Pacific Cabinets installed the wall panels.12 Screens in the Dining Area were made from 1/8” thick Perforated metal with 3/16″ diameter holes and Custom Gradient Color. Screens were set in a frame and measured roughly 4’ x 9’ in size.In the Elevator lobby, our Metal Key-slot wall panels were used in a Custom Gold Gradient color and Coarse grain pattern. Panels were made from the same 3/16” diameter perforated... More

Project • By CO ArchitectsUniversities

The Student Services Building at Cal Poly Pomona

CO Architects designed the 140,000-square-foot Student Services Building (SSB) as a new gateway to the California State Polytechnic University (Cal Poly) campus in Pomona, roughly 30 miles east of Los Angeles.  As the gateway building, SSB welcomes matriculating students who register for classes and apply for financial aid, prospective students and their families who meet at the site for campus tours, and alumni actively involved in the campus community.  CO Architects topped the SSB with an undulating, standing-seam aluminum roof that spans over two separate structures.  The shape and orientation of this distinguishing feature is driven purely by performance and function with the aims to optimize energy management, maximize... More

Product • By Green Dot Sign®Aspen Based ADA Signage

Aspen Based ADA Signage

Green Dot Sign® Aspen Base ADA Signs use real, FSC® 100%, aspen as a signbase combined with flat and 3D printed tactile elements directly bonded intothe wood fibers. The result is reliable, beautiful and sustainable tactile signage.The combination of flat and 3D printing offers limitless design options tocomplement any facility. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires tactile signage marking everypermanent room and space in every public facility. Green Dot Sign® AspenBase ADA Signs were developed to meet this requirement with a beautifuland sustainable alternative to fossil fuel derived traditional ADA signs. Green Dot Sign® Aspen Base ADA Signs may also be used in applicationsbeyond the scope of the ADA if tact... More

Product • By Interpon Powder Coatings by AkzoNobelInterpon D1010 - Super Durable Polyesters

Interpon D1010 - Super Durable Polyesters

A series of standard durability architectural TGIC free polyester powder coatings recommended for use in normal weathering environments or internal applications. All products are based on polyester technology, adapted when required for local requirements.Available from stock in a wide range of RAL, NCS, metallic effects or bespoke colors. D1000 can be supplied in a wide range of gloss levels, such as Matt-30, Satin-70, Gloss 85 and also in texture finish. Wide stock range Very competitive High mechanical performance 35 years Track Record Guarantees available More

Product • By Interpon Powder Coatings by AkzoNobelInterpon D2000 Anodic - Ultra Durable Polyesters

Interpon D2000 Anodic - Ultra Durable Polyesters

AkzoNobel Powder Coatings present this exclusive  range of anodic colors. These attractive matt and metallic effect finishes provide a great alternative to anodized aluminum. Collection Anodic colors are supplied in Interpon D2525 super-durable polyester technology to give long service life. Interpon D2525 meets the demanding weathering requirements of the leading industry specifications Qualicoat class 2, GSB Master, and AAMA 2604, as well as BS EN 12206. Benefits compared with other finishes for aluminum include:• Easy repair of coating damage during fabrication or installation• Proven long-term resistance to weathering – with a guarantee*• Minimal environmental impact. AkzoNobel Powder Coatings is th... More

Product • By Interpon Powder Coatings by AkzoNobelInterpon D2000 - FUTURA COLLECTION Ultra Durable Polyesters

Interpon D2000 - FUTURA COLLECTION Ultra Durable Polyesters

Collection Futura 2018-2021 is developed together with leading  trend, design and innovation consultants, PeclersParis, and is  covered by our Global Gold Warranty* (subject to conditions). AkzoNobel has the longest Track Record in Superdurable  Technology.    Superdurable products have excellent weathering durability  compared to standard durability products, so the aesthetics of   a building will last longer.• Gloss retention and color stability of the coating are far  superior to standard durability coatings.  • Chalking is limited compared to standard durability systems.• Superdurable powders meet Qualicoat Class 2, GSB Master  and AAMA 2604.   Wild Nature A... More

Product • By Interpon Powder Coatings by AkzoNobelInterpon D3000 / D3020 - Hyper Durable Powder Coatings

Interpon D3000 / D3020 - Hyper Durable Powder Coatings

Interpon D3020 technology is the latest generation of architectural hyperdurable powder coatings which uses innovative fluoropolymer chemistry. Interpon D3020 is designed to meet 10 year Florida, industrially known AAMA2605 and GSB Premium standards, whereas it has outstanding chemical resistance and anti-corrosion properties. More

Product • By Interpon Powder Coatings by AkzoNobelInterpon D2000 - Ultra Durable Polyesters Powder Coatings

Interpon D2000 - Ultra Durable Polyesters Powder Coatings

The superior technical performance of Interpon D is available is an extensive range of standard and customized shades, gloss levels, special finishes and metallic effects to provide the widest scope for design. This amazing pallete includes 29 Metallic Colors and 30 Solid Colors, bringing together quality & beauty to your project. More

Project • By Urban Soul ProjectOffices

Prodea HQ

The architectural design of the Prodea offices had three main goals: to intervene in a pre-war building with a listed façade while maintaining itssignificant decorative features, to convert it in order to meet the highest standards of modern office spaces and to meet the design specifications of LEED and WELL, two of the most prominent international design standards for buildings. The building will in fact be the first in Greece to meet the WELL standards for office buildings. The LEED certification deals with the sustainability of buildings and their ability to meet the demands of the ongoing climate change. More specifically, it addresses indoor air quality, thermal comfort, natural lighting, reduced energy consumption and the ass... More

Project • By Arquitectos AyalaBanks

New Financial Center and Headquarters BCC-CAJAMAR

Without a doubt, the privileged situation of the new headquarters will allow the future building to be the best showcase of the objectives and values of the Banco de Crédito Social Cooperativo (BCC).    The offices adapt to the ground, fragmented into different volumes, using a strategy similar to that used by “The Alcazaba”, to dominate the city from the hill of San Cristobal.    The New Headquarters must also serve to introduce an architectural reference in the  Science and Technology Park as a whole, which is a great idea at the urban level, but which nevertheless poses an added difficulty when conceiving the building, which will be private of any close reference, or positive urban data to... More

Project • By Noll & Tam ArchitectsLibraries

Half Moon Bay Library

A joint project between the City of Half Moon Bay and the County of San Mateo, the design of the new Half Moon Bay Library honors the region’s agricultural roots and coastal environment while providing a valuable community resource to serve the 270-square-mile area. The challenge was how to satisfy the needs of the growing coastal region (in addition to Half Moon Bay, the library serves 10 other unincorporated communities along the coast, from Montara to Pescadero), while preserving the modest architecture character of Half Moon Bay. The resulting $18.2 million, 22,000-square-foot building strikes a balance—a facility large and flexible enough to meet the region’s current and future needs, yet one that responds directly to... More