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Posted: Feb 22, 2018

Cleveland School Of The Arts

The Cleveland School of the Arts is committed to making a long-term impact on its students, in humanities, sciences and the arts. The new school building was designed with Dri-Design VMZINC panels to impact the neighborhood and make an artful statement for decades to come. Zinc helps ground the building and provides a strong aesthetic, thereby creating a trademark feature on the public thoroughfare side of the school.

Posted: Feb 19, 2018

The University Of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital

The new University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital is state-of-the-art in every way. To create a welcoming, awe-inspiring environment for its young patients, the project's design team added giant louvers as wall decor inside the main entrance. The louvers are finished with 36 custom colors of Valspar paint, in a soothing palette of greens and blues.

Posted: Feb 15, 2018

Liberty University Football Practice Facility

The Liberty University athletic staff and student-athletes had a great deal to celebrate at the ribbon-cutting ceremony of their spacious new Indoor Football Practice Facility in August 2017. The $29 million, 95,000-square-foot structure, featuring insulated metal panels (IMPs) from Metl-Span, represents a substantial recruitment tool and a commitment to the success of the Lynchburg, Va.-based university football program.

Posted: Feb 12, 2018

Austin Independent School District Performing Arts Center

The magnificent new Austin Independent School District Performing Arts Center has drawn rave reviews from all quarters. The 62,000 sq. ft. facility, featuring metal panels from Petersen, serves all Austin ISD schools and offers a 1,200-seat auditorium that will host concerts and theatrical performances in a 250-seat black box theatre and 100-seat multipurpose room.

Posted: Feb 08, 2018

St. Pius Church

When Louisiana and Cajun styles marry and the talents of an architect and construction team seamlessly merge, the result is the impressive St. Pius Church in Lafayette, La. This structure, the first new church in Lafayette in 22 years, replaces a smaller space where many people stood during masses. Flex-Ability Concepts’ Flex-C Arch and Flex-C Trac were used to create some of the curves throughout the church.

Posted: Feb 05, 2018

University Of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

In 2013, Bascom Palmer purchased a 1.5-acre site on a busy corner in the heart of upscale Naples, Florida to construct the 20,000 sq. ft. University of Miami (UM) Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. The $25 million LEED-certified project was completed in 2015, featuring architectural metal products from CENTRIA, and hosts state-of-the-art technology and double the number of ophthalmologists on staff.

Posted: Feb 01, 2018

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

Harriet Tubman's life story was both amazing and inspirational. In creating a building dedicated to celebrating her role in the Underground Railroad, GWWO Architects of Baltimore looked for products that were symbolically relevant and visually memorable. To meet both objectives, the firm specified zinc from RHEINZINK America Inc.

Posted: Jan 29, 2018

Charles H. Sanford Fieldhouse

The Charles H. Sanford Fieldhouse at Colgate University in Hamilton, NY, is used by numerous school teams and the general public throughout the year. It has a steel framework overlayed with stone to blend in with other buildings on campus. It used to have a slate roof as well, but after years of problems it was recently replaced with a new standing seam system from Englert Inc.

Posted: Jan 25, 2018

Yankee Stadium Enhancements

As professional sports venues go, the original Yankee Stadium lasted longer than most. And while many were sad to see the venerable old ballpark close its doors at the end of the 2008 season, it would be hard to argue that the $2.3 billion replacement stadium was not a major upgrade. And thanks to off-season improvements before the start of the 2017 season—including the installation of several designer bifold doors from Schweiss Doors—the new Yankee Stadium is now better than ever!

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 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.

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