Case studies

Curved metal panels give roof over community college expansion
April 15, 2015

Back when the college was founded, it served 201 students. Today, approximately 13,000 students are enrolled in Owens Community College, and a new campus was in order.

Fire resistive curtain wall brings maximum light, views and safety to Aspen Art Museum

With sections of the glass curtain wall also functioning as an elevator enclosure, it had to meet the fire resistive wall criteria ASTM E-119 for 2 hours.  

April 14, 2015

The fire resistive curtain wall was supplied with custom tie-backs without exposed fasteners to make sure that it worked seamlessly with the adjacent non-rated curtain wall

Bigger, brighter daylighting in Byerly's supermarket
April 13, 2015

More natural light was needed, but the project team wanted it to be diffused across large areas of the store.

Metl-Span systems meet design needs in cost effective manner

One challenge required onsite bending of CFA panels for the curved portion of the facility. Photo courtesy of Metl-Span.

March 25, 2015

Western Nassau Water Authority features unique wall, window integration.

Designers turn a struggling mall into a hub of learning and recreation that work together and separately

The 32,000 square feet of panels were installed in a six-week period.

March 24, 2015

The sterile beige façade typical to malls was replaced with vibrant-colored tiles using Nichiha's Illumination Series fiber cement panels.

California Cuts its Carbon Footprint with Solar

Photo courtesy of Panasonic

March 16, 2015

Over the life of the combined systems, more than 580,000 tons of carbon dioxide will be eliminated.

Huddleston Hall on the UNH campus.

Huddleston Hall on the UNH campus. Photo: Viega

March 13, 2015

For the domestic water lines, the contractor chose to install Viega ProPress systems for both copper and 316 stainless in sizes ½" to 1½".

Fulton Center Transit Hub Relies on Matched Fire-Rated and Non-Fire-Rated Curtain Wall Systems from TGP for a Light-flooded Space
March 03, 2015

Located in the Lower Manhattan Financial District, the Fulton Center integrates five subway stations served by nine subway lines.

A color-changing gateway for Altara Center
February 26, 2015

The team used a Pantone color as its jumping-off point, and worked through a series of samples with the client to ensure the final color was exactly as he had in mind. 

New school blends with local architecture using Petersen metal roof

The International Magnet School for Global Citizenship in South Windsor, Conn. Photo: Petersen Aluminum

February 11, 2015

In the design team's theme to create a "village" configuration that blended architecturally with existing buildings in the neighborhood, Petersen Aluminum’s 16-inch Snap-Clad metal panels were used.

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