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RHEINZINK Perforated Screen Contributes To LEED Silver Design

As the first building designed under Loyola Marymount University’s (LMU) Campus Master Plan, the Life Sciences Building sets the pace for modern, sustainable design at the university. Located on bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, LMU is the largest Jesuit Catholic university for undergraduates on the West Coast. The project integrated three primary objectives—“interdisciplinary collaboration,”...

RHEINZINK Panels Provide Contemporary Design

Inspired by noted American architect Norman Jaffe, the strikingly contemporary Sagaponack residence on Long Island is highlighted by distinctively unique angles both inside and out. Jaffe was widely recognized for his contemporary residential style and use of natural materials and passive solar forms of design for his many South Long Island beach houses. The...

RHEINZINK Highlights Luxury Condominium and Mixed-Use Project

The Village at Santa Monica is the first major residential development to be built on Santa Monica’s prime Ocean Avenue in the last 20 years. The Village combines a unique mix of 158 luxury condos and 160 apartments with shops and restaurants. Tall by Santa Monica standards, the mixed-use project rises to 10 stories...

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...

RHEINZINK provides solution to South Dakota wellness center

The University of South Dakota welcomed a healthy addition to its campus with the opening of a new Wellness Center.  The 61,000 square feet facility offers comprehensive exercise, training and fitness amenities highlighted by a 38-foot tall climbing wall, multiple recreation courts, a 3-lane track and state-of-the-art workout areas and equipment.  While the new...

RHEINZINK celebrates 20 years in North America

2012 marks the 20th anniversary of RHEINZINK on the North American continent and the 10th year of operation as RHEINZINK America, Inc. The company, which led the introduction of titanium zinc as an important architectural material in North America, was originally headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., and known as RHEINZINK Canada. In 2002, RHEINZINK America,...

Umicore Building Products USA to showcase 48-Inch-Wide Quartz-Zinc, Dri-Design & VMZ-CM at METALCON

Reflecting this year’s theme “Constant Evolution,” Umicore Building Products USA will spotlight its exclusive 48-inch-wide VMZINC Quartz-Zinc during the 2011 METALCON International convention to be held October 11-13 in Atlanta. The 48-inch width represents an evolution in architectural zinc manufacturing, and it is exclusive to UBP, according to Daniel Nicely, director of market development...

Umicore, ATAS team up for roofing project

MCA members, Umicore Building Products USA and ATAS International, along with Kenny Herman, Inc., donated material and services to assist with the construction of the new Fresnel Lens Building at the Fire Island Lighthouse, located on  Fire Island National Seashore in New York. In 1933, the First Order Lens was removed from atop the...