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Alabama School’s Metal Façade Rises From Ruins Of EF4 Tornado

A few years after an EF4 tornado ripped apart the Alberta Elementary School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the reimagined and redesigned Alberta School of Performing Arts has reopened on the site to the delight of students and the community. The new school serves the elementary schoolchildren of the Alberta area, but with...

Three-Tier Metal Roof Disguises Mass Of New Oklahoma School

The expansive new 500-student pre-K thru 4th grade Heritage Elementary School in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, was greatly needed by its growing community. The project, designed by Crafton Tull in Tulsa, features a curving spine element that provides the main circulation corridor off of which three major classroom “fingers” radiate. A defining entry...

Multiple Levels Break Up Mass Of Huge Oceanfront School

Following the mantra of “learning by the sea,” the new Sullivan’s Island Elementary School in South Carolina is only a stone’s throw from the Atlantic Ocean. Perched above a beautiful beach, the 74,000 square foot school is built on stilts, which raise the classrooms to nearly treetop level. Windows that open...

Multiple Materials Create Industrial Ranch Look

As many architects can attest, designing a residence for oneself can present challenges. But architect Jack Carson rose to the occasion by creating a striking design for his new home located on a ranch in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Design for the 7,000 square foot residence follows LEED principles and...

Sprawling, Energy-Efficient DMV Facility Earns LEED Silver

The sprawling, sparkling Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) facility sets a new standard in both energy efficiency and customer service. The brand new 43,000 square foot facility, located in New Castle, Delaware, is the first state-owned building to achieve LEED Silver certification, and is the third DMV office to follow...

Designer, Installer Savor Success Of Complex Metal Roof Installation

Nestled in a semi-tropical paradise on an arm of the St. John’s River near Jacksonville, Florida, the new Westminster Woods on Julington Creek retirement community offers active seniors an ideal setting. The wooded 90-acre campus combines neighborhoods of detached villas, and garden and waterfront apartment homes. “Not only was this a...

Flush Soffit Panels Now Offered With Full-Width Ventilation

Petersen’s Flush Soffit panel is now offered with a full-vent option, designed to increase under-eave airflow and expand aesthetic appeal. The full-vent soffit is available in PAC-CLAD .032 and .040 aluminum and is tension-leveled to ensure flatness. PAC-CLAD Flush Soffit panels are designed for soffit, wall and fascia applications where a...