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Posted: Jul 06, 2020
A well-designed school should foster a functional learning and work environment for students and staff while being a positive design element for the community. Amon Creek Elementary is the latest addition to the Kennewick School District in Richland, WA. The design team at MMEC Architecture, Spokane, WA, turned to Citadel Architectural Products’ Envelope 2000® RainScreen (RS) metal composite material (MCM) panels to create an inviting school with defined spaces.
Posted: Jun 29, 2020
To attract and retain high-tech tenants at the Mountain View Corporate Center, the development's new owners updated three concrete buildings to include attractive modern metal facades. The 23,000 sq. ft. of Copper Anodize aluminum wall panels utilized on the project were fabricated at the Fontana, CA plant of Morin Corporation, anodized by Wausau, WI-based Linetec and then shipped directly to the job site for installation by Sheet Metal Systems (SMS) of Hollister, CA.
Posted: Jun 25, 2020
With energy efficiency and aesthetics both important considerations, the designers of the new Salk Middle School in Spokane, WA, chose products from Kingspan Insulated Panels - North America as major components of construction. The project's first phase of construction utilized Kingspan's BENCHMARK Designwall 2000 panels while the second phase incorporated the company's KarrierPanel backup wall system under corrugated siding.
Posted: Jun 15, 2020
The new Kimbrough Animal Hospital in Longview, Texas, was born of tragedy. A fire in the hospital’s previous building destroyed that structure. In the plans to rebuild, the owner wanted the highest level of fire protection, along with a design that reflected the area’s agricultural heritage and the journey he’d taken to create a new facility from the ashes of the old. Metal roof and wall panels from Petersen helped with both goals.
Posted: Jun 08, 2020
The power of a community center is dependent on the initiative of the community and the performance of the center. In Presque Isle, Maine, the Sargent Family Community Center is a recent addition that has changed how the community gathers, plays and develops. The new center, which replaces a smaller 1940’s structure in need of renovations, welcomes residents from the moment the building is in sight. Helping to grab their attention are the building's metal wall panels--Panel 20® by Citadel Architectural Products.
Posted: Jun 03, 2020
Growth and expansion have defined the ongoing evolution at the University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) during recent years. The transition from a commuter school for continuing education into a four-year campus with resident students created the need for a recreation and wellness facility that serves as a campus landmark. With the help of material from McElroy Metal, the school now has it.
Posted: Jun 01, 2020
Combining two building locations onto a new site, the single-story Halo Branded Solutions headquarters houses approximately 500 employees in an open office environment separated by different ceiling heights and freestanding structures such as conference rooms. Using long bay truss purlins by Star Building Systems to create the structure, Winter Construction Inc. was able to complete the 157,000 square foot facility in twelve months.