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Posted: Dec 30, 2020

Gross Memorial Coliseum

The usually busy Fort Hays State University campus was closer to a ghost town when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March. Students were attending classes online and athletic events were canceled. It turned out to be the perfect time to reroof – and re-wall – the school's Gross Memorial Coliseum. The building's original copper roof panels were replaced with jobsite-formed 238T symmetrical standing seam panels from McElroy Metal.

Posted: Dec 28, 2020

Sanger Educational Complex

The 2020-21 school year is not like any other, leaving some educational buildings completely or nearly empty. A new structure waiting for students to arrive and thrive is the Sanger Educational Complex in California’s Sanger Unified School District. The complex houses middle school and high school campuses. An exploration of the complex reveals curves at the entrance to the kitchen, within the cafeteria, made from Flex-C Trac from Flex-Ability Concepts.

Posted: Dec 23, 2020

Wings Over The Rockies Air & Space Museum

In places like Colorado, new metal roof installations are seldom complete without one final detail: the installation of a safe, reliable snow retention system. At the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, located at the former Lowry Air Force Base in Denver, the system chosen was ColorGard® by S-5!.

Posted: Dec 21, 2020

Penn Township Residence

ATAS International's CastleTop panels in three shades of green - Forest, Hemlock, and Patina - were used, along with Dove Grey Grand C panels, to create the unique façade of a striking residence in Penn Township, PA. The home won first place in the residential walls category of ATAS International’s 2019 Project of the Year competition.

Posted: Dec 17, 2020

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab recently added a new outpatient facility in Burr Ridge, IL. The 25,000-sq.-ft. facility is topped by a unique, standing-seam metal roof from Petersen, with angled panels that create a vision of wings in flight – and generate room for clerestory windows that help fill the interior with natural daylight.

Posted: Dec 16, 2020

A-House

Inspired by the enduring, metal-paneled roof designs of Europe, homeowner Farhad Kazmian envisioned a curving zinc-tiled roof to crown his custom-built 5,300-square-foot, two-story residence. Known as "A-House" for it's A-shaped soaring peak, the roof's undulating, draping, fantastical "dragon scale" pattern was brought to reality with zinc from RHEINZINK America, Inc.

Posted: Dec 14, 2020

Life Flight Network Hangar - Lewiston, ID

Life Flight Network provides life-saving transport to seriously ill or injured patients from the scene of an emergency or from one hospital to another. The medical service operates across the Northwest and Intermountain West, including from a hangar at the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport in Lewiston, Idaho. Helping get the life-saving craft in and out dependably is a 70'-wide bifold hangar door from Schweiss Doors.

Posted: Dec 10, 2020

Mike Ilitch School Of Business

Located in the heart of Detroit, District Detroit is the Motor City’s literal epicenter of professional sports and live entertainment. There’s now something in District Detroit for students too: Wayne State University’s new Mike Ilitch School of Business. The building's exterior design is an expression of a modern corporate space, which carries through to the interior with the help of Perforating Imaging Panels from Dri-Design.

Posted: Dec 09, 2020

100 Hood Park

Metalwërks® played a critical role in the development and construction of 100 Hood Park in Boston, Mass. A mixed-used building that combines retail and commercial space with a four-floor parking garage, 100 Hood Park is one of a number of new structures at a master-planned urban campus that is transforming a section of the city dating back to the 17th century.

Posted: Dec 07, 2020

Energy-Independent Home

Admirable goals were achieved with the construction of a Florida home that was designed to be energy-independent. Not energy-efficient … energy-independent. And affordable. And hurricane-proof. And constructed completely with metal building components, featuring products from Star Building Systems.

Posted: Dec 03, 2020

Home2 Suites By Hilton - Chicago River North

Home2 Suites by Hilton Chicago River North was designed for travelers who want to maintain their normal routine. It features 206 suites and a range of tech-focused and eco-conscious amenities, while becoming the company’s 300th property. Utilized for its construction were more than 46,000 square feet of insulated metal panels from Metl-Span.

Posted: Nov 30, 2020

Greenhill School

After a decade of throwing money at ongoing problems, Greenhill School in Addison, Texas, finally decided it was time to deal with leaky roof issues on its gymnasium and natatorium. The solution came from McElroy Metal’s 238T symmetrical standing seam roofing system, installed by Supreme Roofing of Dallas.

Posted: Nov 25, 2020

Elements

There are worse things than being stuck at home during a pandemic, especially for the residents of Elements, a luxury Garden Communities development in Irvine, CA. Decidedly upscale, the high-end apartment complex looks inviting too. Among the products utilized to give it an appearance worthy of its amenities were Omega-Lite ACM panels from Laminators Inc. of Hatfield, PA.

Posted: Nov 23, 2020

Freeport Residence

Freeport is a village in the town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, on the South Shore of Long Island. A settlement since the 1640s, it was once an oystering community and later a resort popular with the New York City theater community. A homeowner in Freeport recently chose ATAS' Techo Tile and PC System for the roof on her new residence.

Posted: Nov 19, 2020

Del Valle High School Career And Technical Education Center

The new Career and Technical Education Center on the campus of Del Valle High School in Del Valle, Texas, includes some very high-tech features, so school administrators wanted an exterior that would reflect their future-focused programs and maintain its good looks over time. Metal cladding panels from Petersen met both these requirements.

Posted: Nov 16, 2020

U.S. Olympic Museum

The U.S. Olympic Museum, showcasing the innumerable accomplishments of American athletes at the Games, opened in Colorado Springs, Colorado on July 30, 2020. Lorin anodized aluminum panels were chosen for the project because of their durability, low cost, malleability, environmentally friendly qualities, and color and finish.

Posted: Nov 12, 2020

Genentech Building 40

There's nothing like a little fresh air. Those charged with designing Building 40 on the campus of pharmaceutical company Genentech in South San Francisco certainly knew that. That's why they integrated three Bifold Designer Doors from Schweiss Doors into the design of an employee cafe to create a pleasant indoor/outdoor dining environment.

Posted: Nov 09, 2020

Crossing Church

It used to be that churches, no matter the religious affiliation, shared many similar traits – never straying too far from a consistent set of traditional and expected details: stained glass, a steeple, pews, song books, a piano. Today, tradition has given way to reinvention as can be seen at The Crossing Church in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma. It was brought to life with the help of products from Star Building Systems.

Posted: Nov 05, 2020

The Cannon

Renovating and transforming a 70-year-old manufacturing facility into a contemporary office building with impressive amenities, requires some imagination, careful planning and a lot of communication. The Cannon, an entrepreneurial hub in west Houston, also called for more than 90,000 square feet of insulated metal panels (IMPs) from Metl-Span for walls and roofing.

Posted: Nov 02, 2020

Boulder Jewish Community Center

While grounded in tradition, the new 52,444-square-foot Boulder Jewish Community Center in Boulder, CO is a contemporary example of today’s sustainable design. The building’s most visible energy-saving feature is the solar array mounted on a large section of curved metal roofing. The 74.4kW PV array was installed quickly and effectively, and without violating the metal roofing warranty, using the S-5-PVKIT® 2.0 from Colorado Springs, CO-based S-5!.

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