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Perforated Copper Screen Adds Movement To Ballet Memphis Building

Ballet Memphis had outgrown its suburban space and sought to move closer to the heart of the city in a new facility. When the opportunity arose to relocate to the Overton Square entertainment district, Ballet Memphis leaped at the chance. Its new 44,000-square-foot facility nearly doubles the company’s previous space and...

Curved Metal Canopies Boost Safety, Appeal Of Commuter Train Station

The platform canopies are clad with approximately 11,000 square feet of PAC-CLAD Tite-Loc Panels from Petersen. Construction of the new Metra Union Pacific/West commuter railroad station in Lombard, Illinois, marks a major improvement for riders as well as the residents of the Village of Lombard. Prior to building the sparkling new...

School’s Bold-Red Metal Wall Welcomes Texas Students

A random pattern of bold, red metal wall panels creates a stand-out look for the new Alma Brewer Strawn Elementary School in Lytton Springs, Texas. Named for a long-time educator in the Lockhart Independent School District, the school serves 500 pre-K through 5th grade students. A focal point of architectural design...

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...

Curved Roof Tops All-Metal Exterior Of Florida Beachfront Home

Located only a stone’s throw from the Gulf of Mexico, the new 4,500-square foot residence in Grayton Beach, Florida, is a “gorgeous addition to the neighborhood,” said roofing contractor Jamie Carter, president of Cartercraft Roofing, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. General contractor Ray Jackson of Ray Jackson Construction agrees. “It’s better than...

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....

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...