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Posted: Jun 26, 2017

Iowa Culinary Institute

Creating unforgettable culinary experiences is what the Iowa Culinary Institute at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny does well. Students and staff at the institute now do this in an expanded space with an unforgettable façade created by Dri-Design Shadow Series Wall Panels and Aluvium finish wall panels.

Posted: Jun 22, 2017

San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building

Built in the early 1930s, the San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building recently underwent a major restoration. Painstaking care was made to preserve the building's Beaux Arts-style architectural features and led to the choice of zinc roofing from IMETCO for the new roof.

Posted: Jun 19, 2017

Atlantic Healthy Foods Processing And Distribution Facility

The new, state-of-the-art Atlantic Healthy Foods refrigerated produce processing and distribution facility will serve as the southeastern operations hub for wholesale foods provider Castellini Group, one of the nation's largest distributors of fresh produce. The LEED®-certified project features on its exterior insulated metal wall panels from Metl-Span.

Posted: Jun 15, 2017

CAMC Cancer Center

Located directly across from Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) Memorial Hospital, the new CAMC Cancer Center is West Virginia’s leading provider of cancer services, offering the highest level of care in a supportive environment. The innovative facility, featuring architectural metal wall panels by CENTRIA, opened its doors in late 2015.

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.

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