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    Winners of the European Aluminium Award 2014 reveal the innovative strength of aluminum

    Every two years, the European Aluminium Awards are given to products or projects in which aluminum has been applied in an innovative manner. Industrial designers, manufactures, importers, architects, builders, and artists can enter the competition in various categories.Judging criteria includes originality and functionality of the use of materials, functionality of the product, design, durability (in […]

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    European Aluminium Awards to be presented at ALUMINIUM 2014

    The European Aluminium Awards will be handed out on October 7th at the Award Gala during the ALUMINIUM 2014 international world trade fair, which will be held October 7-9 at Messe Düsseldorf in Germany. All winners and nominees will be on display in the Award Pavilion in Hall 13, the dazzling heart of innovation at this […]

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    New Aluminum Bronze Wire Specifically Tailored for Acoustic Guitar Strings

    Luvata, a metals manufacturing, heat-transfer technology, and engineering and design company, has partnered with Ernie Ball, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of guitar strings and musical instrument accessories, to deliver a new aluminum bronze wire. The wire is made from a blend of copper and aluminum and is specifically tailored for Ernie Ball acoustic […]

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    Innovation Celebrated with the 2014 European Aluminium Awards — Entries Open

    The 2014 European Aluminium Awards — which recognizes products and projects — is now open for entries. The awards are hosted by Aluminium Centrum (Netherlands) in cooperation with the EAA European Aluminium Association, GDA (German Confederation of the Aluminium Industry), as well as ALUMINIUM 2014 world trade fair in Duesseldorf, Germany, to be held October […]

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    Three Buildings Showcase the Beauty of Aluminum Design

    The Blue Planet National Aquarium Denmark, Den Blå Planet (the Blue Planet), is Northern Europe’s largest aquarium with more than 20,000 animals and seven million litres of water. Inspired by the circulating currents of a whirlpool, the10,000-square meter building’s architecture is clad with Novelis aluminum. More than 27,000 square meters of coated aluminum were processed into […]

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    Structural Design: Going for the Gold with Aluminum Diving Platforms

    The YMCA Aquatic Center in Orlando, Florida houses one of the largest Olympic-size pools in the Southeast and is a favorite training facility for U.S. divers and swimmers looking to compete in Olympic events. The center recently completed the replacement of its old steel 3, 5, 7, and 10-meter diving platforms, as well as the […]

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    “Power of Aluminium” Design Competition Seeks Entries

    The Power of Aluminium is an initiative to raise the awareness and understanding of designers regarding the benefits and possibilities of design using extruded aluminum sections.  The competition is sponsored by the Aluminium Extruders Association and managed by the Aluminium Federation (ALFED). All U.K. universities are encouraged to participate in the Power of Aluminium program. […]

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    New York’s Aluminum Valentine

    Prominently displayed in Times Square, Match-Maker is a unique art installation designed to connect perfect strangers, using interwoven aluminum periscopes that highlight the 12 astrological signs. Each periscope offers a potential match for visitors looking through the webbed installation at their cosmically-aligned prospects. Match-Maker, designed by architect Bryan Young, was selected by the Times Square […]