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Posted: May 23, 2019

Broadcom Parking Garage

The Broadcom Parking Garage, a necessary and integral portion of the HOK-designed, 1 million square-foot Broadcom campus, was transformed into a visually-appealing, open structure with CENTRIA EcoScreen® Cascade perforated metal panels in Champagne Pearl and Clay. CENTRIA, a leading building envelope science company, provided 20,050 square feet of product for the four-level, 812-space garage, located in San Jose, CA.

Posted: May 22, 2019

The Bower At The Yards

The Yards in Washington, DC is an adaptive reuse site on land that formerly belonged to the United States Navy. Used for shipbuilding and ordinance, its heritage played a pivotal role in its architecture adaption. A metal composite panel system from CEI Materials helped give a new luxury apartment complex on the site a look appropriate for its setting.

Posted: May 20, 2019

Huntsville Aquatics Center

Finding a single product that meets both aesthetic objectives and energy efficiency requirements can be challenging for some, but it was no trouble for the folks at Nola Van Peursem Architects. They specified insulated metal panels from Metl-Span for their plans involving the renovation and expansion of the Huntsville Aquatics Center in Huntsville, AL.

Posted: May 16, 2019

Islais Creek Motor Coach Maintenance & Operations Facility

The Islais Creek Motor Coach Maintenance & Operations Facility truly redefined the meaning of a long-term project. The design of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s new facilities was initiated in 1990. Phase I of the project was completed in 2013. Phase II, which features metal roof and wall panels from IMETCO, was completed in 2018.

Posted: May 15, 2019

Gyeongju Tower

Completed in the 7th century CE, the Hwanryongsa Temple's Wooden Pagoda was once the tallest wooden building in the entire world. Although destroyed in the 13th century, it remains an important symbol of the heritage of Gyeongju City, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. In creating a modern-day homage to the historic structure, designers utilized anodized aluminum processed by Lorin Industries.

Posted: May 13, 2019

The Lydian

The Lydian is the newest addition to Washington, DC’s Mount Vernon Triangle District. Part of a two-building development that includes the Lyric, it has sought-after amenities and features. As a nod to its modernity and style, the 14-story structure is accentuated with a metal fin clad with ALPOLIC® aluminum composite panels and finished with a prismatic paint formulated from LUMIFLON® FEVE-based resins by AGC Inc.

Posted: May 09, 2019

Cabela's - Gainesville, VA

Design for the new Cabela’s store in Gainesville, Va. reflects the company’s well-known lodge-inspired theme featuring high ceilings, raw exposed wood, stone masonry and, of course, the chain’s signature green roof. In this case, more than 20,000 sq. ft. of Petersen’s 22 gauge Snap-Clad panels finished in custom color East Georgia Green were used.

Posted: May 08, 2019

Ford Motor Co. Parking Decks

Decorative facades with swooping curves, created by Cambridge Architectural using powder-coated mesh, are featured on new employee parking decks at the Ford Engineering & Research Center campus in Dearborn, MI. The two structures, Parking Decks 300 and 400, were completed in 2019 and accommodate 3,900 vehicles. They incorporate nearly 100,000 square feet of metal mesh.

Posted: May 06, 2019

Canal Dock Boathouse

An historic boathouse in New Haven, CT is gone but not forgotten, thanks to the clever design of the $43 million, state-funded replacement structure. In addition to incorporating salvaged elements of the original boathouse, the new bigger and better Canal Dock Boathouse features two styles of insulated metal wall panels from Kingspan Insulated Panels - North America.

Posted: May 02, 2019

Agtegra Cooperative

Agtegra Cooperative has expanded its service area to reach rural customers in 60 communities throughout North and South Dakota. One of those communities is Harrold, SD, home of the Harrold Municipal Airport and the site of Agtegra’s new crop spraying hangar. The steel building hangar was manufactured by Chief Buildings and features 70'-wide hydraulic doors from Schweiss Doors at both ends.

Posted: May 01, 2019

Exo Apartments

Exo Apartments is a 457-unit, multi-family residential community in Reston, Virginia that opened in July 2018. Consisting of two identical 16-floor towers connected with a single-story reception-area link building, the 530,000 square foot complex is clad in aluminum composite material by 3A Composites USA with a color-shifting finish.

Posted: Apr 29, 2019

Consumer Direct Care Network

The new four-story headquarters for Consumer Direct Care Network in Missoula, MT, stands as an impressive structure in the city’s new business park. For the colorful façade, a metal composite material (MCM) panel from Citadel Architectural Products was just what everyone was looking for.

Posted: Apr 25, 2019

Dekalb County Jail Expansion

Marking its first construction project since 1980, the Dekalb County Jail serving Dekalb County, IL, was modernized and aesthetically enhanced with CENTRIA Formawall® insulated metal panels. CENTRIA’s products were also successful in meeting specific design criteria outlined by Dewberry, the firm responsible for the building design.

Posted: Apr 24, 2019

South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center

Metalwërks® provided design assistance and materials for highly-customized, vertically-oriented exterior louver fins for the South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center. Located in the dynamic Seaport District of Boston, MA, and partially spanning the existing I-90 tunnel structure, the new facility covers 650,000 square feet and contains around 1,500 parking spaces across nine levels.

Posted: Apr 22, 2019

Lander County Recreation Center

The new Lander County Recreation Center provides a daily splash of energy and enthusiasm to the quiet mining community of Battle Mountain, NV. It also demonstrates the performance and aesthetics capable with a comprehensive metal building and metal envelope construction approach. The framing system was from Star Building Systems, the insulated wall and roof panels from Metl-Span and the smooth-faced accent panels from MBCI.

Posted: Apr 18, 2019

NewCold Tacoma

Cold storage buildings are all about thermal security, and the leaders in this unique industry have come to realize that achieving it means relying on top-quality products like those offered by All Weather Insulated Panels (AWIP). It certainly explains the use of AWIP's DM40 insulated wall panel for the exterior of NewCold Tacoma, a 140'-tall cold storage project in Tacoma, WA.

Posted: Apr 17, 2019

Principle Business Enterprises Manufacturing Plant Addition

When designing the Principle Business Enterprises’ (PBE) manufacturing plant in Bowling Green, Ohio, architect Kate MacPherson and PBE owners Carol and Chuck Stocking conducted extensive research. They were on a quest for the best daylighting product on the market. After identifying Kingspan Light + Air | CPI Daylighting’s UniQuad translucent wall panel system, the Stocking’s traveled across the Midwest reviewing existing UniQuad installations. Ultimately, 4,480 sq. ft. of the wall system was incorporated into the new PBE headquarters.

Posted: Apr 15, 2019

Pier 17

Located in New York City’s South Street Seaport, Pier 17 anchors an extensive redevelopment project that is focused on transforming the historic Lower Manhattan neighborhood into a thriving cultural, retail and entertainment center. Yet, for PPG and Spectrum Metal Finishing, the project is serving a secondary purpose: as the proving ground for New York City’s first application of PPG Duranar® powder coatings in a challenging marine environment.

Posted: Apr 11, 2019

Indian Springs School

When founded in 1952, the master plan for Indian Springs School in Birmingham, Ala., called for campus development to maintain focus on the lake at the center of the school’s wooded 350-acre property. During the past 30 years, however, focus was lost, so a new plan was made to demolish then construct buildings - featuring metal roofing from Petersen - that re-establish a connection to the lake.

Posted: Apr 10, 2019

Plainfield Fire Territory Headquarters

For a city the size of Plainfield, Indiana (population 27,000), the Plainfield Public Safety Facilities project was an ambitious undertaking. Announced in 2016, the $25 million project called for the construction of a new headquarters and two new stations for the Plainfield Fire Territory, and the renovation or re-purposing of four other buildings used by the city's public safety forces. As designed by CR Architecture + Design of Cincinnati, the new fire territory buildings feature metal composite wall panels from Laminators Inc. of Hatfield, PA on their exterior.

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