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By Rob Haddock
Posted: May 14, 2020
Florida’s new Arbor Grande residential development within the rapidly expanding planned community of Lakewood Ranch offers a number of residents-only features within its gated confines, including the recently added pool and amenity building. This 7,000-sq.-ft. clubhouse and fitness center reinforces the development’s relaxed coastal vibe with a design that draws on Gulf Coast vernacular – including distinctively ribbed metal roofing by Petersen.
Posted: May 11, 2020
Local building covenants limiting the use of some metal construction materials were influential in the design of Eustis Body Shop in Lincoln, NE. The office/body shop facility was built by Schwisow Construction Inc. of Lincoln, using Rigid Frame and Continuous Beam framing from Varco Pruden Building Systems.
Posted: Apr 13, 2020
Most metal roofing installers have a project or two that stand out enough to use as models to sell more metal. Aaron Lenhart of Designer Roofing in Prosper, Texas, reroofed his home with a McElroy Metal standing seam roofing system and it has become a showcase for his roofing company.
Posted: Mar 16, 2020
The Park at OWA in Foley, Ala., combines an amusement park with two themed shopping and entertainment districts. Drawing on classic Southern coastal architectural themes, designers opted for PAC-CLAD metal roofing panels from Petersen throughout the new complex.
Posted: Mar 12, 2020
Fifty-six skylights bring outside light into the Denver Tennis Park, owned by Denver Public Schools. Completed in September 2018, the 51,480 sq. ft. structure, featuring Varco Pruden Buildings' Rigid Frame system, houses seven indoor courts that are complemented by another six outdoors.
Posted: Mar 09, 2020
Overmountain Vineyards, a family-operated vineyard in Polk County, NC, wanted to offer its visitors comfortable overnight accommodations. Working with some talented designers, the plan was to construct two 1,300 square foot guest houses, using insulated metal panels (IMPs) from Metl-Span for the walls and roofing.