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Posted: May 28, 2020
At the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a new Design Building has brought together previously dispersed departments in a LEED Gold structure that is integrated with the campus’ material palette. Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Boston, selected materials that speak to Amherst’s rural environment, particularly timber and metal. The team chose Dri-Design Wall Panels in a copper anodized finish to create a truly unique look.
Posted: May 26, 2020
The future of transportation has arrived in Jacksonville, Florida. Regional shuttles, bus lines, taxis and rideshares all share a brand-new hub in the heart of the city. The Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center (JRTC) is forward-thinking in its design and features on its exterior insulated metal wall panels from Kingspan.
Posted: May 07, 2020
400 Dexter is a large eco-friendly development in Seattle that brings together science and technology tenants. For such occupants, an innovative, welcoming and advanced look was desired. Citadel Architectural Products’ GlazeGuard® 1000 WR+ was selected to add sophisticated appeal to the structure.
Posted: Apr 27, 2020
Time is limited and regulations are tight for construction in the Greater Toronto Area, so it was probably no surprise when the developers of the Bluebird Self-Storage project presented architects with a challenge: build an aesthetically appealing facility and do it fast. With the help of insulated metal panels from Kingspan Insulated Panels, both objectives were met.
Posted: Apr 16, 2020
The new Myrtle Beach Middle School in Myrtle Beach, S.C., offers a vision of the future, in both its eye-catching design and award-winning performance. The school, like four other new elementary and middle schools opened in less than two years by the Horry County School District, is engineered to be net-energy positive. A bold color scheme was created with broad expanses of PAC-CLAD Precision Series metal panels from Petersen.