!melk slings traditional timber barn design into the 21st century

The Barn, designed by New York–based landscape architecture practice !melk, is a parametrically-designed wooden canopy with a restaurant and beer hall that opened in 2017. Located in the city of West Sacramento, the 9,100-square-foot project is the lynchpin of the larger 178-acre Bridge District, a mixed-use project with a planned population of 9,000 residents developed by Fulcrum Property. Facade

OMA completes Brutalist-inspired tower in Stockholm

The first of two new OMA-designed Brutalist-inspired towers, known as Norra Tornen, has officially been opened in Stockholm, Sweden. The 125-meter-tall residential tower is the tallest in the city, and when joined by its partner will act as a major gateway into the city. Facade Manufacturer SCF Betongelement AB ArchitectsOMA Facade Installer Havator Facade ConsultantsArup LocationStockholm, Sweden Date of

ATAS International, Inc.

ATAS International, Inc. Founded in 1963, ATAS International, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of metal wall cladding, roofing, ceilings, perimeter edge metal, and accessories. The ATAS portfolio features an expansive selection of products available in aluminum, steel, zinc, stainless steel, and copper. Over thirty stock colors are available with 70% PVDF finish. WEBSITE: www.atas.com ADDRESS:

Perforated aluminum cladding of the Christchurch Central Library

This New Zealand library beams with luminous aluminum and indigenous motifs

The 2011 Christchurch earthquake devastated much of New Zealand‘s capital city, knocking down or severely compromising civic buildings across the metropolitan area. Located within the cordoned off Central City Red Zone, the Christchurch Central Library was closed to the public for three years prior to its ultimate demolition in 2014. Completed in October 2018, the new Central

Renovation of Seattle's Space Needle

Facades+ Seattle will trace the rise of Pacific Northwest design

Over the last three decades, Seattle has experienced explosive population and economic growth, that has fundamentally reshaped the city’s architectural makeup as well as its AEC community’s relationship to national and international trends. On December 7, Facades+ Seattle will bring together local practitioners in an in-depth conversation around recent projects and innovative facade materials and design. Consider architecture and design

Knife River Prestress Division

Knife River Prestress Division Knife River Prestress is a national and regional award-winning leader in the precast/prestressed concrete industry. Since 1958 we have produced a wide range of precast/ prestressed concrete products and associated support services. Main manufacturing facility is located in Harrisburg, Oregon and services Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, and California. WEBSITE: www.kniferiverprestress.com ADDRESS:

Sto Corp

Sto Corp Sto is an international technology leader in the design and production of innovative building materials tailored to human needs. Our wall systems, coatings and finishes have been the choice of leading architects, engineers and contractors for 61 years, and we are the world’s largest manufacturer of exterior thermal insulation systems, with 35 subsidiaries,

EJOT Fastening Systems, L.P.

EJOT Fastening Systems, L.P. EJOT is a German-headquartered global company serving the Building, Solar, Industrial and Automotive industries through over 35 subsidiaries and further sales offices and distribution partners worldwide. In the business unit Fastening Technology for Façade Systems EJOT offers special fastening solutions for ventilated facades, curtain wall, EIFS and windows. WEBSITE: www.ejot-usa.com ADDRESS:

cove.tool

cove.tool Cove.tool is the automated building consultant that balances performance vs cost to make the best early stage design decisions. Early stage modeling and optimization when information is least but impact is largest is vital for creating high performance buildings. By automating the simulation inputs and intelligently interpreting the results for report creation, cove.tool saves

ASTEC ARCHITECTURAL BRONZE

ASTEC ARCHITECTURAL BRONZE Bronze and its architectural applications represent, today, the core business of Astec, which was born in 1983 in the Veneto Region of Italy. With nearly 40 years of experience in the international building industry, Astec is a world-wide leader in the various applications of bronze or copper alloys in buildings. From elegant

Nike’s new House of Innovation brings an undulating glass facade to Fifth Avenue

On the corner of Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue and 52nd Street, the Nike House of Innovation announces its presence on this stretch of largely historic masonry structures with a striking slumped-and-carved glass facade. The 68,000-square-foot recladding and interior design project replaces the avenue elevation of the concrete-and-glass Pahlavi Foundation Building (formerly owned by the Shah of Iran and recently seized by the Federal

Limestone load-bearing exoskeleton spawns outrage in London

In a time when stone is primarily used in facades as screen walls or purely decorative cladding, London’s 15 Clerkenwell Close by Groupwork + Amin Taha Architects (ATA) brings structure to the fore with a load-bearing masonry exoskeleton. Since construction in November 2017, the mixed-use development, which is the home of Taha and his practice, has proved contentious

Front-Tek

Front-Tek Front-Tek offers double ventilated dry cladding porcelain facade system. Our ventilated facades allow buildings up to 40% energy savings year-round. Front-Tek® tiles and panels are available in 45 different colors and many different textures. WEBSITE: www.front-tek.com ADDRESS: 1581 Route 27, Suite 201 Edison, NJ 08817 T: 951.666.9106 E: bgoldstein@front-tek.com   dotan@front-tek.com

GGI

  GGI – General Glass International GGI (General Glass International) is a leading glass fabricator and distributor offering an unmatched selection of custom fabricated glass options aimed at delivering what the market demands for stunning design aesthetics, energy-efficiency, life-safety and fire-safety. Founded in 1900, continuous investments in precision fabrication technology keep us at the forefront

SIGA

SIGA SIGA is a Swiss manufacturer of high performance building envelope tapes and membranes. SIGA has been producing high performance products for over 50 years. WEBSITE: www.siga.swiss ADDRESS: 1229 N. North Branch Street, Suite 310 Chicago, Illinois 60642 T: 360.338.1689 E: patrick.mcmahon@siga.swiss

This memorial to Argentinian farmers glows with reinforced resin and burlap panels

In 2011, estudio Claudio Vekstein_Opera Publica (eCV) was approached by the government of Argentina‘s Sante Fe Province to design a space memorializing the centennial of the Alcorta Farmers Revolt. Founded in 1892, Alcorta is a small farming town laid out according to a dense and rigid grid surrounded by plotted agricultural land, an urban morphology typical

SHoP Architects makes waves in D.C. with patinated copper and a trio of skybridges

Located in the heart of staid Washington, D.C., SHoP Architects’ 14-story Midtown Center establishes a prominent presence with a contorting copper-and-glass facade and a trio of sky bridges. Opened in September 2018, the one-million-square-foot project stands on the site of the former headquarters of The Washington Post. Facade Manufacturer Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, Tivitec, Soheil Mosun Architects SHoP Architects Facade Installer