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Set in Stone

The newly retrofitted Hong Kong Museum of Art features a dynamic exterior that mimics the undulating waves of nearby Victoria Harbour, achieved via the installation of Equitone’s Tectiva range of through-coloured cement panels. An ode to traditional Chinese masonry patterns, the customized aluminum-framed modules are each made from five separate pieces; cut at differing angles, they create shadow joints that enhance the 3D effect. Sound-insulating and resistant to water damage, extreme temperatures, fungi and bacteria, the material has a sanded surface and is available in nine standard colours.

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Outer Wear

Wrapped in 8,500 custom panels of Lorin IndustriesClearMatt series of...

Pushing the Envelope: 3 Exteriors with Textural Appeal

New takes on aluminum imbue these recent projects, including a Chinese company’s textile-inspired facades, with unique expressions.

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