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Posted: Jan 24, 2018

I-40 Solar Farm Information & Welcome Center

In 2012, the West Tennessee Solar Farm officially began generating power. In January 2018, the farm's Visitor Center, which is also a State of Tennessee Welcome Center, was added to the site. The $3.4 million, 14,000 sq. ft. building is clad with Tee Panel metal roofing and wall panels from Berridge Manufacturing Co.

Posted: Jan 22, 2018

MGM National Harbor Hotel And Casino

The MGM National Harbor Hotel and Casino in Maryland is finished with PPG Duranar® coatings in five colors – Kuala White, Natural Silver and three versions of Platinum Mica.

Posted: Jan 18, 2018

Chrysalis Amphitheater

Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods is a tribute to the arts and the environment, with the Chrysalis Amphitheater venue in a spacious and beautiful park located at the center of downtown Columbia, Maryland. The amphitheater is more than a structure. It is itself a work of art, clad with custom formed metal that features bright green shades of Valspar paint.

Posted: Jan 17, 2018

Krispy Kreme - Victorville, CA

The first Krispy Kreme retail store opened in Greensboro, NC in the late 1980s. The company has since grown to over 1,000 locations, with the Victorville, CA store ranking among the newest. For that location Architectural Building Products in Buffalo, NY provided approximately 2,800 sq ft of Omega-Lite® ACM panels in Brite Red and Forest Green. Omega-Lite® is a product of Laminators Incorporated of Hatfield, PA.

Posted: Jan 15, 2018

Mohawk College Centrum Classroom Structure

In an effort to meet stricter codes regarding insulation, without sacrificing aesthetics, a new classroom structure at Mohawk College in Ontario was constructed using insulated metal panels (IMPs) from Metl-Span.

Posted: Jan 11, 2018

Sharpsburg Community Library

The new Sharpsburg Community Library in Sharpsburg, Pa., is making a splash in this small town a few miles north of Pittsburgh. Instead of the one-story concrete block building library patrons previously frequented, they now have a vivid, multi-colored facility - thanks to PAC-CLAD metal wall panels by Petersen - that has become a highlight of the town.

Posted: Jan 08, 2018

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas

Located just a block away from the Las Vegas Strip, T-Mobile Arena embodies the elements of its host city. With the bustling nightlife of the Strip to its east and the mountains and sprawling desert to the west, T-Mobile Arena is the perfect venue to stand in the heart of Las Vegas. The building’s metallic skin - created with products from CENTRIA - resembles the burnt golden hues of the desert that the town is built on.

Posted: Jan 04, 2018

Global Archery

Global Archery’s business has grown over the years. Headquartered in an older 1980s vintage metal building in Ashley, Indiana, the existing roof had several penetrations for equipment that had long since been abandoned. A new metal roof was installed, without interruption of operations, with the help of products from Roof Hugger and MBCI.

Posted: Jan 02, 2018

Christ Church Cathedral

Replacing the old roof was the final step in the four-phase, 22-year renovation of the historic Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver, British Columbia. Interested only in roofing materials that would be historically appropriate and contribute to the building's long-term sustainability, the project's architect selected RHEINZINK titanium-zinc batten seam roofing from RHEINZINK America.

Posted: Dec 28, 2017

Durham City Hall

A complete exterior and interior renovation was needed for Durham City Hall, which opened in 1975. Looking for a maintenance-free material that would soften the building’s feel while also giving the structure a strong presence, the design team selected metal wall panels from Dri-Design.

Posted: Dec 27, 2017

Earl G. Graves School Of Business And Management And Pedestrian Bridge

Metalwërks®, a supplier of metal plate exterior façade systems, provided 82,000 square feet of its products for a new construction project at Morgan State University’s new business school, and the pedestrian bridge that connects the east and west sides of the campus.

Posted: Dec 26, 2017


The building was in a good location but was doing little to promote the creativity of designCraft, a Madison, WI advertising agency. To create a new look for their dated headquarters, the owners hired a local architectural firm who ultimately transformed the structure from tired to terrific. Materials incorporated on the makeover included wood and Wave metal wall panels from McElroy Metal.

Posted: Dec 21, 2017

Northland Pioneer College Skills Center

A new complex of buildings, utilizing products from Star Building Systems, was designed by DLR Group for the Skills Center at Northland Pioneer College in Holbrook, AZ. Since welding is the trade taught in this building it was a natural showcase for steel construction.

Posted: Dec 18, 2017

Westlake Gardens Grand Hall

Beauty, durability and affordability were all considerations in choosing to recover the existing shingle roof on the Grand Hall at Westlake Gardens with McElroy Metal's 138T Shingle Recover System. To ensure the new metal roof system looks great and lasts a long time, its panels and components were formed from metal featuring a Valspar paint finish.

Posted: Dec 14, 2017


Soraa, a leading developer of solid-state lighting products, was established on the principles of revolutionary product research and development. It’s only fitting that the company’s new, 82,500-square-foot manufacturing facility showcases the industry’s most modern, high-performance building envelope technology by Metl-Span.

Posted: Dec 13, 2017

Smart 72

In September 2016, Smart 72 of San Luis Obispo, Calif., contracted with Cal Valley Contractors Inc. of Bakersfield, Calif., and Arris Studio Architects of San Luis Obispo to complete their new office facility. To assist in the design and engineering of the Smart 72 facility, Cal Valley Contractors worked with Ceco Building Systems on the 14,679 square-foot metal building.

Posted: Dec 11, 2017

Promega Processing Center

Promega Corporation has developed a reputation as a leader in providing innovative solutions and technical support to the life sciences industry. The worldwide corporation bolstered that reputation with the addition of its newest manufacturing building located in close proximity to its Madison, Wisc. headquarters, featuring exterior cladding from CENTRIA.

Posted: Dec 07, 2017

Alberta School Of Performing Arts

A few years after an EF4 tornado ripped apart the Alberta Elementary School in Tuscaloosa, Ala., the reimagined and redesigned Alberta School of Performing Arts has reopened on the site to the delight of students and the community. Metal wall panels from Petersen are key components of the new facility.

Posted: Dec 06, 2017

Courtyard By Marriott NYC Lower Manhattan

An attractive metal mesh screen-wall created by Cambridge Architectural for the Courtyard by Marriott in Lower Manhattan proved to be a creative solution for meeting New York City zoning and building codes while offering solar shading for hotel guestrooms on the lower floors.

Posted: Dec 04, 2017

Mormon Temple - Tucson

The RHEINZINK-clad dome atop the new Mormon Temple in Tucson marks a unique feature in the design of the religion’s temples throughout the United States. “Domes are rare on temples,” said Mandy Martineau, church member and project manager with FFKR Architects, Salt Lake City. “The dome has really captured the attention of the city and church members alike.”

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