By packaging both aesthetics and acoustics in an undulating ceiling, Atlantic Packaging, Charlotte, North Carolina, has added visual impact and sound absorption to its newly remodeled Packaging Solution Center and Customer Experience Center while maintaining the look of the existing exposed structure.
Researchers at Purdue University, Indiana, have developed a treatment to infuse a hardened metal surface with naturally occurring antimicrobial peptides. The technology is expected to create a hard metal surface that kills bacteria trying to attach to the surface.
Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) has completed the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Set to open on July 30, the museum will be a tribute to the Olympic and Paralympic movements with Team USA athletes at the center of the experience.
Kohn Pederson Fox Associates designed the 55 Hudson Yards skyscraper in New York to incorporate both smooth and textured coatings on its metal curtain wall and window frames. The firm selected a customized black color for the powder coatings to reflect the industrial heritage of the building.
The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority’s (NTUA’s) new headquarters brings together administrative departments within its 7432-m2 (80,000-sf) offices in Fort Defiance, Arizona. Dyron Murphy Architects, a Native American-owned business, said its design was inspired by Navajo cultural elements.