Case studies

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.

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.

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