Petersen Aluminum

Three-Color Exterior Wall Panels Mirror Rich Wood Interior Of Performing Arts Facility

The magnificent new Austin Independent School District Performing Arts Center has drawn rave reviews from all quarters. The 62,000 square foot facility serves all Austin ISD schools and offers a 1,200-seat auditorium that will host concerts and theatrical performances in a 250-seat black box theatre and 100-seat multipurpose room. Two Petersen profiles were used...

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 area of the...

Seven New Wall Panels Add Visual Depth To Building Exteriors

Petersen expands its Precision Series line of metal wall panels with the addition of seven new Highline products. The Precision Series Highline wall panels feature varying rib patterns and widths for creative architectural effects in commercial, institutional, residential or many other applications. The new Highline panels are 1 3/8-in. deep, resulting in dramatic building exteriors and deeper...

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 to the sea...

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 blends a unique...

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 really large job...

Public/Private Facility Boasts Contemporary Roof

After more than five years of planning within an unusual public-private partnership, a spectacular new village administration building has been completed in Mundelein Village, Illinois. The two-story, 32,000-square-foot structure, which achieved LEED Gold status, replaces an aging building that served as the town’s headquarters since 1929. Village officials hired Weston Solutions, a Vernon Hills,...

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. The design directives...