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3-D panels cover retail store

Photo: Kevin AlbertElkus Manfredi Architects designed Neiman Marcus at Roosevelt Field mall in Garden City, N.Y., with 3-D metal panels in multiple colors. One project challenge was to develop an attachment system for the metal panels. Kenneth J. Herman Inc. fabricated and installed a set of aluminum extrusions to attach the panels. It programmed and cut the shapes on a CNC router.

Kenneth J. Herman installed approximately 45,000 square feet in 2,300 panels of Mitsubishi Chemical Composites America Inc.'s 4-mm ALPOLIC FR metal composite material in six colors with a Valflon high-gloss (70 percent) coil-coated paint finish. The $200 million, 105,000-square-foot project was completed in August 2015.

Owner: Simon Property Group LP, Indianapolis
Architect: Elkus Manfredi Architects, Boston,
General contractor: Aurora Contractors Inc., Ronkonkoma, N.Y.,
Fabricator/installer: Kenneth J. Herman Inc., Amityville, N.Y.,
Metal wall panels: ALPOLIC by Mitsubishi Chemical Composites America Inc., Chesapeake, Va.,

Photo: Kevin Albert