Case studies

Uptown Bay City transforms a former industrial crane-manufacturing site into vib
December 30, 2014

To fill the buildings with light without degrading the thermal performance of the building envelope, the architect chose Dow Corning Architectural Insulation Modules.

Arriscraft delivers wow factor for the University of Wyoming’s remarkable Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center
January 26, 2015

The state-of-the art welcome center successfully fuses the university’s time-honored brand qualities with a leading-edge technological infrastructure. 

A revitalized solar roof for San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall
January 26, 2015

White thermoplastic PVC roof system fits the bill for rooftop solar installation project at famed concert hall.

Shopping centers set their sight on solar
February 09, 2015

As part of its pledge to environmentally sound practices, real estate investment trust Macerich is implementing solar across its portfolio of 85-plus properties in 19 states.

December 15, 2014

Improves cash flow by reducing invoice processing time by 70%

For Gelsons Market in Los Angeles (pictured above), the architect was able to p
December 11, 2014

Keen architects with grand visions see opportunities rather than restrictions, thanks to the advances in fire rated glass and framing technology.  

UC Boulder, Coors Event Center  290.44 kW. Photo: Panasonic Eco Solutions
November 19, 2014

A historically progressive campus known as a leader in climate and energy research, the University of Colorado Boulder is always looking for new ways to minimize its footprint.

Two separate metal gym buildings accommodate a total of four full-size basketbal
November 05, 2014

The Fieldhouse Sportscenter in Springfield, Mo., serves as a community center for basketball and volleyball leagues and tournaments. 

Public Safety Headquarters, Detroit. Photo: courtesy Valspar
October 23, 2014

First constructed as an office for the Internal Revenue Service, the city's new public safety headquarters had more recently served as a temporary home for the MGM Casino. 

Effective, fun fire-rated egress stairwell. Photo: TGP
October 16, 2014

HMFH Architects designed a stairwell to be bright and open, reflecting the playful energy of students. 

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