Case studies

Casino design references the 19th Century Oil Rush

The site in Ramona, Okla., was the first commercial oil well drilled in what would become Oklahoma. Photo courtesy of Petersen Aluminum.

May 11, 2015

The curved façade is a nod to the fluidity of oil

Fire-rated glass separation helps merge new and old pools into a single connected aquatics center

Clear fire-rated glazing transfers daylight. Image courtesy of TGP.

May 11, 2015

Clear fire-rated glazing helps create a light-filled, safe space for student athletes and spectators in Niles, Illinois

Nichiha adds distinctive edge to Atlanta luxury apartment building

The use of gray and white colors enhance the warmth of the Nichiha wood-look panels and the building’s contemporary design.

April 21, 2015

The apartment building features a contemporary high-end design that meshes well with neighboring buildings and the community as a whole.

Valspar delivers custom coating solution for JW Marriott Austin
May 06, 2015

Stunning design by HKS leaves onlookers wondering—weathered steel or coating?

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.

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