Posted: Jun 17 2013 7:28AM
Maple Grove Public Works Facility
Because of its proximity to a residential area, the architectural design of the new Maple Grove (MN) Public Works Facility includes a façade that complements the surrounding neighborhood. Key to the building's pleasing exterior are 12,000 sq. ft. of DRI-DESIGN rainscreen metal wall panels. They were formed from .080"-thick aluminum with a black anodized finish.
Posted: Jun 13 2013 7:31AM
FECHAC Regional Office
Designed by the architectural firm Grupo ARKHOS, the Chihuahua’s Businessmen Foundation (FECHAC) Regional Office in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico, embodies FECHAC’s core values of giving, common good, solidarity and subsidiarity through four 40-foot-tall, 13-foot-wide volumes on the primary façade, clad in tessellated Reynobond Aluminum Composite Material (ACM).
Posted: Jun 11 2013 7:23AM
McCallum Arts Center
Described as “a work of art”, the new McCallum Arts Center building in Austin, TX presents a dramatic environment in which students from across the Austin Independent School District pursue an accelerated, comprehensive arts curriculum offered by the McCallum Fine Arts Academy. Featured prominently on the facility are metal panels by Petersen Aluminum.
Posted: Jun 6 2013 7:28AM
Lyric Opera House
The historic Lyric Opera House in Baltimore was originally constructed in 1895 as a concert hall with a traditional gable roof. Now, after a four-phase renovation and major expansion, The Lyric has become the city’s premier venue for opera and traveling Broadway shows. Playing a role in that transformation was RHEINZINK titanium-zinc cladding.
Posted: Jun 4 2013 7:20AM
Blank Park Zoo - Sea Lion Shade Canopies
Seals and sea lions in captivity tend to have more eye problems than other zoo animals, with research suggesting it is related to prolonged exposure to sunlight and the amount of light that reflects off the surface of the pools in their habitats. With this in mind, as part of a complete renovation of the sea lion exhibit at the Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa, two large canopies were constructed, using metal panels from The Garland Company, Inc.