L’Orangerie, the corporate headquarters of Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie in Seraing, Belgium
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Architecture & Construction
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6.500 m² of Novelis J57S® in anodizing quality used as façade construction for the L’Orangerie project, the corporate headquarters of the Belgian mechanical engineering group, Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie in Seraing, Belgium. Now we introduce the enhanced version, J57S UP®. For high quality and attractive architectural applications, a specific alloy composition is needed, which Novelis supplies successfully all over the world under the product name J57S®. With the J57S UP® Novelis developed the improved new anodizing quality for innovative and demanding architectural designs. Particularly noticeable is the three-dimensional cladding. The combination of glass elements and batch-anodized aluminium with the J57S® in a golden champagne colour, provides a lively play of natural light and shadow. Photographer: Laurent Desmoulins, Pantin
Reichen et Robert Associate, Paris/France.
Metal Yapi AS, Istanbul/ Turkey
Delivered material: Novelis J57S® batch-anodized aluminium in 2.0mm thickness in a golden champagne colour shade. An exceptionally fine-grain surface structure of J57S® is the result of special cold rolling and annealing sequences during production with v