Category: Metal

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Tubelite helps ArtsQuest Center transform historic Bethlehem Steel Mill

Pennsylvania’s ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks is a new 4.5 acre year-round art center located on a reclaimed brownfield at the western end of the 150-year-old Bethlehem Steel manufacturing site. Spillman Farmer Architects designed the 66,000-square-foot, $17.3 million arts facility as a transformative and transparent space, with an exterior featuring curtainwall and entrance systems from Tubelite Inc.

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CityCenterDC office towers feature Valspar’s Fluropon high-performance PVDF finishes

CityCenterDC offers a transit- and pedestrian-oriented neighborhood experience in downtown Washington, D.C., that blends 2.5 million square feet of shops, restaurants, apartments, condominiums, offices, a hotel and public spaces. One of the largest urban infill projects ever undertaken in the city, this 10-acre, mixed-use, LEED®-certified development occupies 3.5 city blocks and eight buildings. For the two office towers, Valspar’s Fluropon® coating systems were selected to meet the project’s aesthetic, performance and sustainability goals.

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Steelscape pre-painted metal with DURANAR GR graffiti-resistant coating by PPG provides industry-first protection for Washington school building

Scott Cooley, vice president of sales, Steelscape, said that applying Duranar GR clear coating on metal wall panels enables manufacturers to offer architects an exclusive combination of design versatility and graffiti control. “In addition to offering architects high-performing and beautifully designed metal wall products, our customers now can deliver an affordable solution that makes it easier for building owners to maintain and preserve their property.”

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Pathways Innovation Center and Roosevelt High School feature EXTECH custom sunscreen and translucent façade

Beyond the need for new and updated school buildings, the School District’s overall goal was to provide an environment that allows for the advanced technology necessary to “prepare children for success in a world we cannot yet imagine,” says Scott Krenner, the project’s design lead and senior associate at Cuningham Group. “Rather than follow a traditional vocational approach, this high school presents new pathways to success; a way to shine that may not be found in standardized tests. Here, their inventive thinking and new skills are much more visible.”

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A new home for the Houston Area Safety Council

The new state-of-the-art campus features a striking look that is emphasized by the glittering Texas sun and colorful sunrises and sunsets. Beyond the façade, which is a source of pride for employees and visitors, the facility holds 65,000 square feet of comfortable training space situated on 34 acres of land, with room to grow.

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Integrity Housing opens new affordable community for seniors. Incorporating energy efficient construction and appliances, Olivera received the highest Gold Rating under the Green Point Rated Sustainable Program. This project was designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning with MJS Landscape Architecture. Photo: Olivera Senior Apartments, Pomona, Calif. Courtesy of Integrity Housing.

Integrity Housing opens new affordable community for seniors. Incorporating energy efficient construction and appliances, Olivera received the highest Gold Rating under the Green Point Rated Sustainable Program. This project was designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning with MJS Landscape Architecture. Photo: Olivera Senior Apartments, Pomona, Calif. Courtesy of Integrity Housing.

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