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innovative, environmentally sustainable structures that will last for years

Building Curtain Walls, Bridges and Other Architectural Elements that Stand the Test of Time

Today’s architects and commercial builders are challenged to create innovative, environmentally sustainable structures that will last for years. Fortunately, advances in FEVE (fluoroethylene vinyl ether) fluoropolymer resins for paints and topcoats help these structures withstand the elements for decades. In a new on-demand webinar recording, AGC product experts outline the advantages of FEVE-based topcoats for […]

New eBook Showcases Innovative Architecture Protected with FEVE Coatings

Some of the world’s most beautiful locations come with difficult challenges for the architects and construction engineering companies who need to build there. Today’s architects look to create unique and stunning architecture that can also withstand the challenges of severe climates, and they often have to deal with sustainability requirements as well. To keep buildings […]

Three Building Projects Nominated for Elevation Awards are Coated With LUMIFLON Specialty Chemicals

The second annual Elevation Awards, sponsored by Durability + Design, recognizes architects, interior designers, painting contractors, manufacturers and suppliers who participated in outstanding building projects around the world. A panel of industry professionals judge the structures and buildings based on aesthetic and technical criteria. Of the nominated buildings, three were coated with LUMIFLON® FEVE-based resins. […]

FEVE Resin Technology Protects Amazon’s Spectacular Spheres

In downtown Seattle, there is a new standard for environmentally friendly office space. Amazon has added three sphere-shaped buildings to its headquarters that take architecture and horticulture to a whole new level. The trio of domes made with glass and steel are designed to create an office space that is connected to the natural world […]

Middle East’s First Circular Building Protected by Lumiflon FEVE Resin

The Aldar building in Abu Dhabi is a one-of-a-kind structure. Located in a beach development, the real estate developer’s headquarters is the first building in the Middle East that has a circular-shaped and convex exterior. The designers at MZ Architects wanted to create a structure that was distinct and innovative enough to attract the eye […]

The Evolution of Fluoropolymer Coatings for Buildings and Structures

It’s always been a major challenge to protect buildings and public infrastructure from nature’s elements. Take bridges, for example. According to the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, 9.1% of the U.S.’s 614,387 bridges are “structurally deficient.” This is most likely because almost 40% of them are 50 years or older. AGC formulators continually strive to develop resins for […]