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Posted: Nov 16, 2017

Central New York Film Hub

Designers behind the sleek, $15 million Central New York (CNY) Film Hub specified a high-performance, modern, insulated metal panel façade from Metl-Span to complement the facility’s cutting-edge studio and soundstage – with hopes of bringing a measure of Hollywood’s glitz and glamour to nearby Syracuse.

Posted: Nov 13, 2017

Guide Dogs Of America Training Center

More than 200 volunteers, donors, guests and guide dog teams were on hand in December as Guide Dogs of America (GDA) unveiled its latest expansion in Sylmar, Calif. The new 16,000 square foot facility features a bifold liftstrap glass designer door from Schweiss Doors.

Posted: Nov 09, 2017

Irwin Seating Company

The Irwin Seating Company is an audience-seating manufacturer located just east of Lake Michigan. Irwin’s seats grace theaters and stadiums all around the world from Carnegie Hall in New York City to Dewan Filharmonik in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The fourth-generation family company planned to expand one of its top-selling product lines, which also required a facility increase - calling for architectural metal products from CENTRIA.

Posted: Nov 06, 2017

University Of Iowa Visual Arts Building

No stranger to the University of Iowa campus, architect Steven Holl’s new Visual Arts Building provides 126,000 sq. ft. of loft-like space within a beautifully crafted envelope. The structure presents an industrial aesthetic with RHEINZINK-clad, poured-in-place concrete walls, used in conjunction with perforated stainless-steel panels that rest 7 inches from the RHEINZINK cladding.

Posted: Nov 02, 2017

Heritage Elementary School - Tahlequah, Oklahoma

The expansive new 500-student pre-K thru 4th grade Heritage Elementary School in Tahlequah, Okla., was greatly needed by its growing community. The project, designed by Crafton Tull in Tulsa, features a curving spine element that provides the main circulation corridor off of which three major classroom “fingers” radiate. Nearly 87,000 sq. ft. of Petersen’s PAC-CLAD Galvalume Snap-Clad panels in 24 gauge steel were selected to roof the sprawling structure.

Posted: Oct 30, 2017

Issaquah Middle School

PPG and AEP Span have partnered to protect and enhance Issaquah Middle School in Issaquah, Washington, with metal wall panels using Duranar® GR (graffiti-resistant) clear coating. It is the first school in the country to use the new coating, which features a proprietary formulation that PPG developed to combat a problem that costs U.S. building owners an estimated $25 billion per year.

Posted: Oct 26, 2017

Lafayette College Bushkill Commons

The retrofit of Lafayette College’s Bushkill Commons is an example of adaptive building reuse, utilizing sustainable design, products, and energy efficiency. ATAS International's Isoleren insulated metal wall panels were incorporated into the building to help achieve those objectives. Completed in June 2017, the building was nominated for a Lehigh Valley Sustainability Award by the Lehigh Valley branch of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council.

Posted: Oct 23, 2017

Tivoli House

Architect Cameron McNall is known for incorporating fine art into his design concepts. His most recent project, the Tivoli House, is no exception. The home's uniqueness is due predominantly to the metal screen that conceals the front of the house. It was crafted from intricately cut ALPOLIC aluminum composite metal panels that were factory finished with Valspar paint.

Posted: Oct 19, 2017

Rocksport Indoor Climbing Facility

The new Rocksport Indoor Climbing Facility features gentle challenges for the beginner, plenty of moderate terrain for the weekend warrior, and fierce overhang climbing for the expert. For the new building's exterior, the design and construction team picked something every bit as all-encompassing – insulated metal wall panels from Metl-Span.

Posted: Oct 18, 2017

Cleveland Browns Training Facility And Administrative Complex

Having the Cleveland Browns Training Facility and Administrative Complex located within its boundaries is a source of pride for the City of in Berea, Ohio and officials there are committed to keeping the team in it. To ensure the facility remains state-of-the-art, the city appropriated funds for renovations both inside and out. Panels from Laminators Inc. are among the products featured on a newly revamped exterior façade.

Posted: Oct 16, 2017

Hopewell Baptist Church

On November 1, 2016, Hopewell Baptist Church building in Greenville, MS, tragically burned down. Thanks to a nationwide show of support effort, aided by metal systems from Reed's Metals, the church was rebuilt by July 2017.

Posted: Oct 12, 2017

Duluth Transit Authority Multimodal Transportation Facility

The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) Multimodal Transportation Facility in Duluth, MN is changing the way people travel through the city’s downtown area as it caters to 6,000 commuters and 600 bus movements each day. The $30 million hub, featuring metal products from CENTRIA, includes a bus transit terminal with a large, multi-level parking structure, bicycle parking and more that lends itself to commuters of all types.

Posted: Oct 09, 2017

Waterloo Regional Airport

If there was a gathering place for hangar doors, the Waterloo Regional Airport may qualify. Schweiss Doors has been delivering bifold doors to the Iowa airport for the last 20 years.

Posted: Oct 05, 2017

VA Medical Center - Louisville

With the original purchase of land approved by President Harry Truman in 1946, and construction completed in 1952, the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Louisville has seen many changes over the years. None have been as dramatic as the new entryway that now greets patrons and families. The 12,600 sq. ft. expansion and renovation project creates a bold new image, partly due to the utilization of RHEINZINK titanium zinc as cladding.

Posted: Oct 02, 2017

Destin Commons Phase II Expansion

The major expansion of the Destin Commons shopping center in Destin, Fla., further establishes its reputation as a premier open-air lifestyle center offering the best in shopping, dining and entertainment on Florida’s Emerald Coast. The Phase II expansion, featuring PAC-CLAD metal roofing by Petersen, adds 100,000 sq. ft. to the 500,000 sq. ft. family-oriented shopping environment.

Posted: Sep 28, 2017

Meyer Najem Construction Headquarters

Wanting to make a statement with its new headquarters, award-winning construction firm Meyer Najem selected metal composite material from Citadel Architectural Products to be a significant part of the structure.

Posted: Sep 25, 2017

Glencoe Writers Theatre

An intimate community theater in Glencoe, IL owes its beauty and visual drama to the talents of one of Chicago's leading architects, and the extensive utilization of metal construction products on its exterior. The venue's exterior design incorporates more than 6,000 sq. ft. of metal claddings and systems from Petersen, finished with long lasting premium paints by Valspar.

Posted: Sep 21, 2017

Marlboro Ridge Equestrian Center

The residents of the Marlboro Ridge Housing Community were promised equestrian facilities before the recession hit and brought the project to a halt about 10 years ago. Some things are worth waiting for and the Marlboro Ridge Equestrian Center's new stables prove it. Located in Upper Marlboro, MD, the award-winning facility has ample amenities and a beautiful appearance. Its exterior is largely metal, featuring two types of metal products from McElroy Metal.

Posted: Sep 18, 2017

Sirna & Sons Produce Warehouse

When wholesale foods distributor Sirna & Sons Produce decided on a major expansion to its warehouse and offices in Ravenna, OH, the aesthetic goal was modern industrial. To achieve it, the project's architect made extensive use of insulated metal wall panel systems from Metl-Span.

Posted: Sep 14, 2017

Sheffield Barndominium

The exterior of the "barndominium", owned by Damon and Maggie Sheffield of Webber Falls, OK, prominently features metal products from Star Building Systems. Combining a residence with a large garage/storage area, the structure measures 52’ wide x 100’ long x 18’ high with a 3:12 roof slope.

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