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RHEINZINK Panels Highlight Design Of Clubhouse

San Francisco’s Tenderloin area is one of the city’s most densely populated neighborhoods. Most of its residents live below the poverty line without access to backyards or green space. The area’s only open space, one-acre Boeddeker Park, had become riddled with problems. The Trust for Public Land, a national non-profit organization headquartered in San...

RHEINZINK Panels Play Key Role In Cladding

The wildly unique design of the new office building known as the “Pterodactyl” in Culver City, California, is truly stunning. Designed by Eric Owen Moss Architects, the 16,663 square foot building represents culmination of a project that has spanned 17 years. Completed in Spring, 2015, the Pterodactyl is perched atop a four-level parking garage...

RHEINZINK Roof Helps Replicate 16th Century Look and Feel for New Barn

At the end of a dirt road in southern Vermont is a stunning timber and stone residence designed to resemble a small medieval Anglo-Norman manor house originally constructed in the 16th century. According to the owners, a husband and wife with a keen interest in both ancient and modern architecture, the 5,000-square-foot home was...

MetalTech-USA Panels Revamp LATTC Learning Resource Center

The Learning Resource Center at the Los Angeles Trade Technical College has recently undergone a complete transformation.  This multifaceted complex is set to house a diversity of programs and supporting organizations for students, faculty, and staff including a library, offices, and computer labs. This latest renovation, developed out of necessity, was designed not only...

RHEINZINK Flat-Lock Tiles Play Key Role In Building Transformation

The headquarters building of RLI, a publicly held specialty insurance company in Peoria, IL, had become dated and needed extensive interior and exterior repairs. Originally constructed in 1970, the 81,000 sq. ft. building‘s precast concrete facade had deteriorated significantly. RLI hired Dewberry Architects, Inc., Peoria, to handle design and construction administration for the renovation...

RHEINZINK Panels Play Key Role In Boathouse Facade

Shortly after taking office, Chicago’s mayor Rahm Emanuel identified the Chicago River as “the city’s next recreational frontier.“ He announced plans to build four boathouses as “anchors to the river’s future development.“ The recently completed WMS Boathouse at Clark Park on the northwest side of the city is the second of the new boathouses...

RHEINZINK roof highlights Colorado log home

The exterior of a beautiful mountain home near Grand Junction, CO features a striking combination of natural materials including actual 14-inch diameter logs and RHEINZINK roof panels.  The 3,400 square foot residence doubles as a fishing lodge for the owners and features life-like images of a rainbow trout and cutthroat trout pounded from RHEINZINK...

RHEINZINK offers lunch and learn CEU program

RHEINZINK America now offers an updated AIA approved “lunch and learn” presentation explaining the use of its zinc titanium alloy in various architectural applications.  The continuing education presentation offers 1.00 AIA/CES Learning Unit which qualifies for HSW/SD credit and is identified as course number Zinc1A. The hour-long presentation covers multiple topics including a brief...

RHEINZINK offers latest generation of environmental product declarations

RHEINZINK America has issued up-to-date Environmental Product Declarations detailing the environmental footprint of its products according to ISO 14025 and the newest, more exacting European standard, EN 15804.  The comprehensive declarations include all relevant environmental information and provide a Life Cycle Assessment of RHEINZINK roofing, façade and drainage products.  Certified EPD’s help architects, designers...

RHEINZINK provides key design component for equestrian estate, residence

Located in the greater Vancouver, B.C., area, this 2-1/2-acre equestrian estate includes a striking 9,000 square foot main residence plus three out-buildings totaling 6,000 square feet to accommodate seven horses. Design for the project was provided by Blackwell Architecture Inc., Vancouver.  According to principal Shawn Blackwell, “The owner was concerned with maintenance issues and...