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15 Things To Know About Alucobond Wall Cladding in Nigeria

Some call it Alucoboard, Alucobond, acoboards, acobond or while others just call it cladding boards. They are all referring to aluminium composite panels. ALUCOBOND which is manufactured by 3A Composites® just happens to be among the oldest brands in ACP and made the early entrant into the Nigerian building industry. So the name of the brand ended up being used to describe the product.  In this article we will show everything you need to know about Alucobond cladding in Nigeria. Regarding its specifications, how it’s installed, how to calculate the quantities, how to negotiate the pricing, what it can be used to accopmplish, and advantages of using it over other cladding options. The post will be filled with images, so you’ll grasp easch point easily….

Digital Center: The Making of the Container Building Project

Called the ‘Digital Center’. Designed and constructed by Kontekture for UBTH staff cooperative society. It is a 2-storey container building. The upper floor is a hall and event space, while the ground floor is a digital store. In all, 12 units of 40ft high-cube shipping containers were used for the project. We have used shipping containers for various projects, and clients have adopted it for various purposes. In this case, it solved a cost problem and it was faster to erect, so the UBTH COOP could quickly earn a return on investment on the facility. In our 3D parametric design for the cladding, the panels had differing projections to give a slightly uneven shape, and the materials used are a mixture of reflective grey glass…

Qatar unveil movable 40,000-seat stadium built from shipping containers for 2022 World Cup

The Gulf’s diplomatic crisis is not hurting Qatar 2022’s preparations, a senior Qatari official has claimed as the organising committee revealed the design for the first demountable World Cupstadium. The Ras Abu Aboud Stadium is the seventh of eight World Cup venue designs to be announced and the 40,000-seat ground will host games up to the quarter-final stage. However, it is what might happen after the World Cup that is the most interesting aspect of this stadium as it can be taken down and reassembled elsewhere or even turned into smaller venues. The design, which uses modified shipping containers as “modular building blocks”, has been drawn up by Fenwick Iribarren Architects, the Madrid-based firm behind Norway’s new National Stadium and another 2022 World Cup venue, the Qatar Foundation Stadium….