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Posted: Mar 09, 2018

Captiva Island Fire Control District

The Captiva Island Fire Control District had two mandates for the construction of its new fire station: blend into the architecture of the historic district, and be strong enough to withstand hurricanes. Located in Lee County, Fla., the barrier island is just offshore in the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The island has historically been impacted by several hurricanes. Metal roofing by Petersen is prominently featured on the facility.

Posted: Mar 05, 2018

Hardin Memorial Hospital

Exponential growth of staff and services, in addition to the rapidly changing standards in modern architecture, spurred the decision to embark on a $90 million expansion to Hardin Memorial Hospital’s facilities in Elizabethtown, Ky. Architectural metal products from CENTRIA played a key role in the design of the new facility.

Posted: Mar 01, 2018

Jett Residence

Prior to its near-total reconstruction, the Jett Residence was an overgrown structure hidden in a grove of trees in Iowa City, IA. The strikingly-renovated cottage now serves as a retreat house for its owners. In addition to retaining a significant portion of the original, locally-made red brick, the reborn residence is topped with RHEINZINK roof shingles, reminiscent in look to shingles that topped the dwelling 50 years earlier.

Posted: Feb 28, 2018

Daytona International Speedway

Legendary race car driver A.J. Foyt called the Daytona International Speedway “the prettiest speedway in the world.” The iconic speedway is even prettier these days, after a $400 million “reimagining” called DAYTONA Rising. Kingspan Insulated Panels played a big part of giving the facility an extensive new facelift.

Posted: Feb 26, 2018

Pavilion At The Toyota Music Factory

Everything is bigger in Texas. You’ll get no argument from visitors to the new Toyota Music Factory in Irving. The sprawling 16.7-acre entertainment complex features 20 restaurants and bars, a movie theater and even a bowling alley. The linchpin of the entire development is the Pavilion at The Music Factory, a 4,000-seat concert hall that can quickly convert to an 8,000-seat amphitheater by opening bifold liftstrap doors from Schweiss Doors.

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.

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