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Posted: Jul 27, 2016

Shady Grove Parkade

A combination of three stainless steel mesh patterns woven by Cambridge Architectural envelop the exterior facade of the new 700-space parking garage at The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) in Rockville, MD. The $20 million project, completed this spring, is expected to be one of the first parking facilities in the world to achieve Green Garage Certification under the Green Parking Council’s new rating system.

Posted: Jul 25, 2016

New Balance Corporate Offices

During the planning stages of the company’s new office headquarters, Jim and Anne Davis, owners of New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc., insisted on a building that reflected what their company was all about: speed, motion and high performance. A variety of panel products from Morin, A Kingspan Group Company, aided the design team in achieving those goals.

Posted: Jul 22, 2016

Balletto Vineyards and Winery

Metl-Span and Metallic Building Company, divisions of NCI Building Systems, collaborated on an award-winning, LEED-certified building in the Sonoma wine country region.

Posted: Jul 20, 2016

Vibe Credit Union

In addition to catering to today's tech-savvy customers, Vibe Credit Union locations are easy to spot. Bathed in colors familiar to Vibe's branding, the company's recently opened Sterling Heights, MI branch is a prime example. It is clad with green, grey and champagne-colored aluminum composite panels from Laminators Inc. of Hatfield, PA.

Posted: Jul 18, 2016

Raleigh-Durham International Airport, Terminal 1 Renovation

Since 1938, the Raleigh-Durham (RDU) Airport Authority has played a central role in the growth of the Research Triangle Region. RDU celebrated Terminal 1’s reopening in 2014, following a major modernization project featuring CENTRIA’s metal wall panel products.

Posted: Jul 15, 2016

Ivy Street Center

Ivy Street Center is the first new academic building on the Marist School campus in Brookhaven, Ga., in more than 20 years, and is the signature project in Phase 1 of the Campus Master Plan. The new facility, designed with an emphasis on sustainability, features roofing and wall panels from Petersen.

Posted: Jul 11, 2016

Polk Penguin Conservation Center

Opening in the spring 2016, the Polk Penguin Conservation Center at the Detroit Zoo is the largest of its kind in the world. It rises visually as a monolithic tabular iceberg, sparkling brightly in the sun. Although not literally made of ice, the exterior of the Polk Penguin Conservation Center resembles the look of an Antarctic iceberg. To create that impression, its exterior is comprised of metal wall panels from IMETCO, featuring a custom white paint finish developed by Valspar.

Posted: Jul 08, 2016

Alberta E-House

Equal Door Industries of Calgary, Alberta, Canada bills itself as Canada's Premier Garage Door Company. Some would say Schweiss Doors enjoys that same kind of reputation in the United States, as it pertains to Bifold and Hydraulic doors. So with the involvement of both companies in the manufacture and installation of four exceptionally tall doors for a Calgary-based modular building manufacturer, smooth sailing was practically guaranteed.

Posted: Jul 06, 2016

Dulles Metrorail Extension Stations

The Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project is a 23-mile extension of Washington’s existing Metrorail System. Construction of Phase 1 is complete and covers 11.7 miles with five stations. Phase 2 is underway and will complete the extension with six additional stations. Featured on 11 of the 12 stations is RHEINZINK titanium zinc cladding from RHEINZINK America Inc.

Posted: Jul 05, 2016

IKEA Store - Miami

When a new IKEA store is built, it's a big deal—and a comprehensive building project with exacting specifications. That makes the products chosen for construction to be a big deal too. And in the case of the new Miami IKEA, the nation's second-largest store, products from Kingspan Insulated Panels proved just what the design team was looking for.

Posted: Jul 01, 2016

Mount Pleasant Glass Centre

When the time came to address the aging aluminized steel roof on the Mount Pleasant Glass Centre in Mount Pleasant, PA, many options were considered. The one that made the most sense was to cover the old metal roof with a new one from Norcross, GA-based IMETCO.

Posted: Jun 29, 2016

UCLA Center For The Health Sciences South Tower Renovation

Banker Wire worked with ZGF Architects LLP to create a custom mesh railing infill for the South Tower building on UCLA’s Center for the Health Sciences (CHS) complex. The 443,000 sq. ft. building underwent a seismic upgrade and renovation to convert nine of the former hospital’s 12 floors into research lab space.

Posted: Jun 27, 2016

Houston Ship Channel Intermarine Shipyard Operations Building

Standing in the midst of a hyper-industrial site adjacent to the Houston Ship Channel, the new Intermarine Shipyard Operations and Office Building indexes the international shipping industry it serves. The new five-story, channel-side building makes extensive use of Reynobond aluminum composite material, finished with Alcoa Architectural Products' super-durable Design LIne™ paint finish.

Posted: Jun 24, 2016

Recce Point Clubhouse

For more than a decade, the patrons of the Reece Point Clubhouse at Coyote Run Golf Course were forced to put up with a leaky roof at the entrances. Rua and Son Mechanical of Lincoln, Calif., took a little extra care with the installation of the 238T Plank and Pencil Rib standing seam metal roof from McElroy Metal to solve the issues.

Posted: Jun 22, 2016

Academy Of Aerospace And Engineering

An antiquated business complex in Windsor, Connecticut has been reimagined into the new CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering, a state-of-the-art Magnet School, with the help of MetalTech-USA’s zinc panels. Opened in September 2015, this new facility houses 735 students Grades 6-12 in an impressive 150,197 square feet. The old structure was stripped to its steel frame and retrofitted to be as visionary as the school itself.

Posted: Jun 20, 2016

Regent Park Aquatic Centre

There's a sculptural quality to the design of the Regent Park Aquatic Centre in Toronto Ontario, Canada. Lending to the design is a Dri-Design rainscreen cladding system fabricated from ANTHRA-ZINC, a rich, charcoal black zinc version of a VMZINC®, the international brand name of rolled zinc products manufactured and sold by the Building Products Unit of Umicore.

Posted: Jun 17, 2016

Nu Skin Innovation Center

Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. is a leader in anti-aging and skin care products and research. As part of their commitment to research and innovation, the company invested $100 million in an Innovation Center in Provo, UT. The center – which used metal products from CENTRIA - reflects the modern sensibilities of the global company and houses research laboratories, conference spaces and more.

Posted: Jun 13, 2016

Western Health Center

The long-awaited Western Health Center in Midfield, Ala., is providing comprehensive medical care for the under-served population in Jefferson County. The two-story, 78,000-sq.-ft. center - featuring PAC-CLAD metal roofing and wall panels from Petersen - consolidates three older health clinics into an attractive new facility more centrally located to serve the patient community.

Posted: Jun 10, 2016

New Parkland Hospital

Valspar, MORIN and ALPOLIC are names synonymous with bold architectural designs. Fitting then that all three were involved in creating the new look for one of Dallas' most venerable medical institutions, the Parkland Hospital.

Posted: Jun 08, 2016

Sagaponack Residence

Inspired by noted American architect Norman Jaffe, the strikingly contemporary Sagaponack Residence on Long Island is highlighted by distinctively unique angles both inside and out. Lending to this home's icon-inspired design was RHEINZINK titanium-zinc. It covers the majority of the home's walls and roof, providing the desired look and durability.

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