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RHEINZINK Panels Clad Boathouse Project On Chicago River

The new Eleanor Boathouse at Park 571 in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood creates the opportunity for greater community recreation and environmental stewardship of the Chicago River. Designed by Studio Gang Architects, the 19,000-square-foot facility is the last of four new boathouses and river launches created by the Chicago Park District to reclaim...

Metal Panels Brighten Courtyard Of New Orleans Apartment Building

The South Market District in New Orleans is an emerging, bustling area that is transforming the city’s historic downtown. The mixed-use, transit-oriented development combines luxury apartments with an eclectic mix of shops, cafes, restaurants and entertainment venues. At the heart of the five-block area is The Beacon, a seven-story, 172,000-square-foot loft-inspired...

Metal Wall Panels Enhance Façade, Boost Viability Of Struggling Mall

Before its amazing transformation, Hanover Square in Hanover Park, Illinois, was a failing, barely 50 percent-leased strip center with few redeeming qualities. “It was completely run-down and had to have been one of the least attractive strip centers in the area,” said David Cornes, principal at David Cornes Architect in Chicago....

MORIN Names Faulk For Marketing

Morin, a Kingspan Group Company, has announced the hiring of Peter Faulk as its marketing manager. He will be charged with invigorating electronic content for architects, developing systems for managing and disseminating electronic media and ideas to sales and clients, managing ad campaigns, sales support systems, trade shows and events, social...

Green Span Profiles Receives Florida Approval For Walls, Roofing

Green Span Profiles has received Florida Approval for all profiles of its insulated wall panel system as well as its insulated roof panel system. Green Span Profiles’ insulated wall panel system, with an interior and exterior steel facing bonded to a poured-in-place insulating polyisocyanurate foam core, complies with Florida Building Code...

Valspar Introduces Fluropon® Pure

New Coating Advances Sustainability in Architecture Industry MINNEAPOLIS – Valspar, an industry leader in architectural coatings products, is introducing the newest addition to its Fluropon® 70 percent PVDF family of coil and extrusion coatings, Fluropon Pure. In making the announcement, Jeff Alexander, Valspar VP of sales, coil and extrusion division, said, “We...

Modern Design, Classical Materials For Mariano’s Grocery Chain

The newest stand-alone Mariano’s Fresh Market grocery store in the fast-growing retail chain’s empire has opened in Oak Lawn, Illinois. The store showcases a modern design using classical materials including stone, metal and glass. It is the anchor tenant in Phase II of the Stony Creek Promenade in Oak Lawn, Illinois....

Metal Roofing Delivers Peak Performance Across Colorado

Last year, the state of Colorado endured a horrific storm. In what would subsequently be termed the eighth most expensive hailstorm in Colorado’s history, the Sept. 29 deluge of golf ball-sized hail resulted in an estimated $213.3 million in the Denver metropolitan area in property damage. The outbreak was so punishing...