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Posted: Jan 08, 2020

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently expanded to include a new hospital tower in Nashville. As part of the building’s design, the architectural team with Blair + Mui Dowd Architects opted to incorporate a living wall into the structure. Helping with that integration was Metalwërks' Sculpted™3D Ribbon irrigated planter wall system.

Posted: Jan 06, 2020

Huisman Farms

When you farm big with big equipment, you need big machine sheds with big doors. Schweiss Doors filled that bill through the years by manufacturing three large bifold liftstrap doors for Huisman Farms of Atwater, MN.

Posted: Jan 02, 2020

Holiday Inn - Panama City, FL

When Hurricane Michael hit the Florida panhandle in October 2018, the damage was devastating. Among the buildings battered but still standing was the Holiday Inn in Panama City. To help bring the hotel back to life and stronger than ever, the project team incorporated innovative building envelope products from Kingspan Insulated Panels North America.

Posted: Dec 30, 2019

Cape Cod Potato Chips Manufacturing Facility

Everyone wants to look their best for company. With its growing popularity, Cape Cod Potato Chips has seen its annual number of visitors grow to more than 250,000 at its manufacturing plant in Barnstable, MA. The nearly 40-year-old facility was in need of a fresh look and ribbed metal wall panels from McElroy Metal were prescribed for the exterior renovation.

Posted: Dec 27, 2019

2330 Hoffman

Located in the heart of the Little Italy neighborhood in the Bronx, NY, 2330 Hoffman is an exclusive lifestyle community completed in 2018. The property features luxury residences in a wide variety of styles, as well as attractive amenities, including a shared roof deck located on the premises. This project took first place in the category of residential walls for ATAS International’s 2018 project of the year awards.

Posted: Dec 23, 2019

Westin Jackson

The Westin Jackson is a 203-room hotel located near key downtown attractions in Jackson, MS. The building design communicates the area’s deep musical heritage with the help of CENTRIA products, metaphorically celebrating the birthplace of the Delta Blues and nodding to the music’s instrumentation, rhythm, and multi-layered composition.

Posted: Dec 19, 2019

Cade Museum For Creativity + Invention

A museum devoted to exploring and expanding creativity must have an eye-catching design, and that’s certainly the case for the recently opened Cade Museum for Creativity + Invention in Gainesville, Fla. With its cylindrical core and extending arcs, it almost appears to be in motion – a sense of movement reinforced by the running lines of the structure’s corrugated metal wall and roof panels from Petersen.

Posted: Dec 18, 2019

Manitowish Waters Boathouse

When quality design, quality materials and quality fabrication are combined, the results are bound to be impressive. And in northern Wisconsin, in the woods near Manitowish Waters, the proof can be seen in a newly constructed, rustically-styled boathouse. The zinc roofing and trim featured on it was fabricated by Sheet Metal Supply of Mundelein, IL.

Posted: Dec 16, 2019

Clearwater Ice Arena

When the owner of the Clearwater Ice Arena wanted to expand the current building, hoping to lure the local National Hockey League team into a state-of-the-art practice facility, constructing an energy-efficient building was among the top considerations. Insulated metal panels (IMPs) from Metl-Span provided the solution with the desired R-value, while offering single-pass construction to help erect the building quicker and with less expense.

Posted: Dec 12, 2019

United Bank Main Branch

United Bank’s branch and corporate office has been a staple in Grand Rapids, MI, for years. Bank executives recently wanted to improve the banking experience and its headquarters functionality at the dated site with an exterior and interior renovation. Citadel Architectural Products’ Envelope 2000® metal composite material (MCM), installed using the RainScreen (RS) attachment system, was selected for the exterior.

Posted: Dec 11, 2019

Concrete By Design

For two years, work at Concrete by Design in Montgomery, Ala., had been accomplished under often brutally hot conditions. Employees in the metal building were regularly dealing with heat up to 130 degrees Fahrenheit on hot summer days. The temperature was dramatically reduced by installing the Retrofit MBI System from Covertech, manufacturer of rFOIL reflective insulation.

Posted: Dec 09, 2019

Bell County Expo Equestrian Center

The Bell County Expo Equestrian Center is an equine livestock complex that is located on the west side of the expo campus in Belton, Texas. Featuring Rigid Frame, Continuous Beam and WideBay framing by Varco Pruden Buildings, the new facility measures 170,440 sq. ft.

Posted: Dec 05, 2019

Edgewater Civic Center

The city of Edgewater, Colorado, recently opened a new civic center. The 55,000 square-foot building puts city offices, the police department, a municipal library, and a recreation and fitness center all under one roof. Key to the building's efficiency and sustainability was the utilization of the KarrierPanel barrier wall system from Kingspan Insulated Panels -North America.

Posted: Dec 04, 2019

70 Charlton

RHEINZINK America, Inc.and Fairview Architectural North America collaborated to provide architectural zinc wall cladding systems on 70 Charlton St., a new 22-story luxury residential building in New York City.

Posted: Dec 02, 2019

Des Moines Aviation Academy

It's pretty unusual to see large aircraft being transported through city streets, but the move to a new facility prompted the ground transfer of several helicopters and airplanes belonging to the Des Moines Aviation Academy in Des Moines, IA. What isn't unusual is the make of the hydraulic door chosen to protect those aircraft once they were moved to their new hangar. It was manufactured by Schweiss Doors, one of the nation's leading providers of bifold and hydraulic doors for the aviation sector.

Posted: Nov 27, 2019

Sam Houston Elementary School

Situated on the Gulf Coast of Texas just east of Houston, Port Arthur is a picturesque location that also faces natural challenges like 2017’s Hurricane Harvey. With that in mind, when the Port Arthur Independent School District passed a $190 million bond issue and was planning the construction of two new elementary schools, they chose The Garland Company Inc.'s R-Mer Shield for the metal roofs.

Posted: Nov 26, 2019

M&T Bank Stadium Enhancements

When Baltimore Ravens fans attended this year’s first home game, they were greeted by several new enhancements at M&T Bank Stadium that include a series of Cambridge Architectural metal mesh panels etched with a signature ravens wing on the building’s façade.

Posted: Nov 25, 2019

Niche 905

When passersby stroll through Chicago’s Near North neighborhood, they might take pause at Niche 905, an 18-story residential tower. Chicago is not in short supply of high rises, but this one is grabbing attention for its functional garage ventilation screen that also acts as art. Dri-Design’s Tapered Series Panels were perforated and installed to add sculptural art to the building with dimension and playful shadows.

Posted: Nov 21, 2019

UPMC Logan Medical Center

CENTRIA Concept Series single-skin rainscreen panels enabled the design team with WTW Architects to create a clean, contemporary aesthetic at the new UPMC Logan Medical Center in Altoona, PA. The facility provides advanced outpatient services, primary care, and diagnostic services to communities in the Altoona region.

Posted: Nov 20, 2019

Quora Education Center

The new Quora Education Center in Little Canada, Minn., celebrated its grand opening in August 2018 as the latest educational facility in Minnesota's Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District designed specifically to address the sensory needs of students receiving special education services. Aluminum composite material (ACM) cladding from 3A Composites USA was utilized in the design.

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