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Westin NY at Times Square, New York City

Westin NY at Times SquareThe architect made the midsection-floors five through 17-of this landmark hi-rise hotel located in the midst of Times Square the architectural focal point. The section features canted walls, sharp angles and an array of boldly colored 4-mm-thick Alucobond aluminum composite material wall panels in six colors from 3A Composites USA Inc. The panels were manufactured and fabricated using 3-D modeling and CNC equipment.

Originally published: August 2003
Architect: Arquitectonica, Miami
Fabricator: Sobotec Ltd., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Installer: Permasteelisa, Windsor, Conn.
Metal wall panels: 3A Composites USA Inc.,
Mooresville, N.C.,