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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.

Posted: Apr 13, 2017

AIA Atlanta/Georgia Headquarters

The vision of the American Institute of Architects and AIA Atlanta and Georgia is “Driving Positive Change through the Power of Design.” When AIA Atlanta and Georgia moved into new offices, an exhaustive search led to the specifying of a bifold liftstrap door from Schweiss Doors at the entry on the main wall facing the front of the building.

Posted: Apr 10, 2017

Bakery Living

Sustainability was a focus in the design and construction of Bakery Living, an upscale apartment building in Pittsburgh's trendy East End. The building is clad with metal panels by ATAS International, featuring long-lasting, energy efficient Sherwin-Williams paint finishes.

Posted: Apr 06, 2017

Gamecock Park Restroom Buildings

In spite of a nearly impossible installation schedule, the new restroom buildings at the University of South Carolina’s new Gamecock Park were completed in time for tailgating prior to the season-opening game in 2015. Directly adjacent to Williams Brice Football Stadium in Columbia, S.C., the facilities are covered by metal roofing from Petersen.

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