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Posted: Jun 14, 2017

Moody Center For The Arts

Two custom-designed interior curtains of metal mesh fabric woven by Cambridge Architectural border the Central Gallery at the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University. The new home for creativity on Rice’s Houston campus opened in February 2017 and is dedicated to interdisciplinary collaboration through the arts.

Posted: Jun 12, 2017

Hamilton City School District Operations Facility

The Hamilton City School District Operations Facility prominently features products from Star Building Systems. Located in Hamilton, Ohio, the project consists of a main gabled building which supports an at-eave lean-to on one sidewall and a below-eave lean-to on the opposite wall.

Posted: Jun 08, 2017

North Texas Residence

A North Texas homeowner was looking to replace her home’s concrete tile roof, damaged by hail, and searched high and low for a more durable and attractive choice. While browsing online she happened to find the Milan metal roofing profile from McElroy Metal. That’s what she wanted.

Posted: Jun 05, 2017

Carson Residence

As many architects can attest, designing a residence for oneself can present challenges. But architect Jack Carson rose to the occasion by creating a striking design for his new home located on a ranch in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Design for the 7,000 sq. ft. residence, featuring metal products from Petersen, follows LEED principles and blends a unique palette of “industrial” materials with ultra-modern aesthetics.

Posted: Jun 01, 2017

Word Of Life Christian Center

Utility costs in Hawaii are higher than most of the United States, so it’s not uncommon to see solar panels installed on larger projects to take advantage of the state’s plentiful sunshine. After repairing a 30-year-old standing seam roof, the Word of Life Christian Center in Honolulu installed an 82 kW solar array, attached with clamps from S-5!.

Posted: May 30, 2017

Gemma Observatory

The list of award-winning projects to utilize VMZINC®, the international brand name of rolled zinc products, is ever-growing. A recent addition is The Gemma Observatory, designed by Anmahian Winton Architects. A private astronomical observatory located on a hillside in southern New Hampshire, the project has won multiple industry awards, including the award for Overall Excellence at the 2017 Metal Construction Association’s Chairman Awards.

Posted: May 25, 2017

Wonderful Company Halo Warehouse

A combination of the right building component – insulated metal wall panels from All Weather Insulated Panels – and a unique product created an innovative and eye-catching branding opportunity for the Wonderful Company of Delano, CA.

Posted: May 24, 2017


The Encore luxury apartments, which opened in November 2016 in the historic Mill District of Minneapolis, were designed to offer expansive views of both the city and the nearby Mississippi River to residents. Aluminum composite material (ACM) by 3A Composites USA is featured on the building.

Posted: May 22, 2017

Greenfield Manufacturing

Greenfield Manufacturing, a contract chemical manufacturing company in Sarasota Springs, NY, needed a new facility, having outgrown the building it was leasing. With the goal of constructing a maintenance-free and energy-efficient facility, while keeping aesthetics in mind, insulated metal panels from Metl-Span were chosen to provide all solutions.

Posted: May 18, 2017

Advocate Center

The Chicago Bulls moved into their new Advocate Center practice facility in downtown Chicago in 2015. Situated next door to the United Center - where the Bulls play their home basketball games - the new practice facility eliminated what had previously been a half-hour commute for the players, coaches and team staff. Multiple architectural metal wall products from CENTRIA were used to create the new structure.

Posted: May 15, 2017

Eko Depot Hardware Store

Situated in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Eko Depot Hardware Store is comprised of various structures, two of which are custom designed metal buildings by Star Building Systems and two others are conventional concrete structures used for administrative offices and client services.

Posted: May 11, 2017

Hare Residence

Most large recreational vehicles exceed 12 feet in height, so a garage for a large RV needs to be tall and wide. Schweiss Doors has handled many requests for bifold doors to fit these needs, sometimes designing a door that appears to be half its height to get around local zoning restrictions.

Posted: May 08, 2017

UC-Riverside Student Recreation Center

Coated metal panels create a wave-like scrim around the exterior of the University of California-Riverside's newly expanded Student Recreation Center. The panels were fabricated from aluminum plate and post-painted with a Bright Silver XL shade of Valspar’s Fluropon® premium paint.

Posted: May 04, 2017

Delaware Division Of Motor Vehicles

The sprawling, sparkling Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles facility - featuring metal products from Petersen - sets a new standard in both energy efficiency and customer service. The brand new 43,000 sq. ft. facility, located in New Castle, Del., is the first state-owned building to achieve LEED Silver certification, and is the third DMV office to follow a design prototype established to optimize the customer experience.

Posted: May 01, 2017

Centre Vidéotron

When the design team of Populous and ABCP Architecture chose to celebrate the passion Québécois have for winter, ice and snow in Quebec City's new arena, they trusted Duranar® XL coatings by PPG to bring their vision to life.

Posted: Apr 27, 2017

HALDRUP USA Administration And Production Hall

When HALDRUP GmbH of Ilshofen, Germany began searching for a place to put a new U.S. plant, they had their building plans in hand. Duplicating a building design already in use back home, the new 27,000 sq. ft. facility was constructed in Indiana using a metal building system from American Buildings and insulated metal wall panels from All Weather Insulated Panels.

Posted: Apr 26, 2017

Harbison Court Shopping Center

Strategically located near I-26 and in the primary retail corridor of a growing residential area in Greater Columbia, South Carolina, Harbison Court Shopping Center has over 301,000 sq. ft. of retail property. Originally opened in 1991 and redeveloped in 2006, the property recently underwent a major facelift, with ACM panels from Laminators Inc. of Hatfield, PA among the materials utilized.

Posted: Apr 24, 2017


AgroChem, an innovative manufacturer of products to alleviate hygiene and sanitation challenges facing dairy producers around the globe, was planning to build a new 35,000 square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., to accommodate their booming growth. With an emphasis on building with attractive, energy-efficient products, AgroChem’s design and construction team turned to Metl-Span.

Posted: Apr 20, 2017

Green Acre Farms Kiln Building

A new 24,510 sq. ft. kiln building was constructed for Green Acre Farms to be used as a hop drying facility for the Wapato, Washington operation. Measuring 114’ wide x 215’ long x 28’ high, the kiln building features products from Star Building Systems.

Posted: Apr 17, 2017

Access Center For Discovery And Learning

In an effort to strengthen urban Chicago neighborhoods, the Access Community Health Network opened the Access Center For Discovery And Learning as part of a health-focused campus that includes a community health center along with other integrated support services. The facility features architectural metal products by CENTRIA.

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