YMCA’s metal roof ensures longevity, blends with rustic setting

The YMCA Camp High Harbour at Lake Allatoona just north of Atlanta provides a wide range of day camp and overnight camp experiences. Located on an 82 acre lakefront site, High Harbour offers general and specialty camp programs as well as corporate retreats. The roof of the new chapel at Camp High Harbour is clad [Read More]

Flashy, functional fire station highlighted with corrugated wall panels

The new two-story, five-bay North Charleston Fire Station No. 2 is designed for maximum efficiency and function. The first floor includes a community/training room, exercise room and offices. The second floor has 12 bunk rooms, kitchen, dining area and day room. The station features both a pole and fireman’s slide to aid in the crew’s [Read More]

Student housing’s slick design achieved with metal flush panels

The new 650 Lincoln residence on the campus of University of South Carolina in Columbia offers upper classmen an apartment-style housing option. The private, two-phase project includes two separate buildings that offer a combined total of 412,000 sq. ft. of space to house nearly 900 students in fully furnished one- to four-bedroom units. Residential amenities [Read More]

Only a double-lock metal roof will suffice for Florida county building

The new 63,500 sq. ft. administration center for Okaloosa County, Fla., replaces an outdated courthouse annex complex in Shalimar, Fla. Initially, DAG Architects in Destin, Fla., and its design-build partner Lord & Son Construction were hired to renovate the annex to bring it up to code compliance and improve security. However, after a detailed evaluation, [Read More]

Combination of corrugated, composite metal panels creates high-tech façade

The new Patuxent River Naval Air Museum in Lexington Park, Md., preserves and interprets the Patuxent River Naval Air Base’s history and heritage of advancing U.S. Naval aviation technology. The 22,000-sq.-ft. museum is the repository of artifacts, photographs, documents and related heritage memorabilia from Patuxent River and other naval stations. The facility is dedicated to [Read More]

School’s architectural connection to the outdoors is topped with a metal roof

Indian Springs School’s recent Campus Master Plan identified the need to replace or modernize the many aging cinderblock classrooms that dated back to 1952 when the independent day and boarding school opened its doors. Located on 350 acres in the wooded hills south of Birmingham, Ala., the school enrolls 280 students in grades 8-12. Phase [Read More]

Student housing’s slick design achieved with metal flush panels

The new 650 Lincoln residence on the campus of University of South Carolina in Columbia offers upper classmen an apartment-style housing option. The private, two-phase project includes two separate buildings that offer a combined total of 412,000 sq. ft. of space to house nearly 900 students in fully furnished one- to four-bedroom units. Residential amenities [Read More]

Seven new metal 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 [Read More]

Brick, metal create contemporary look for university health services building

Georgia Southern University’s new Health Services building offers a contemporary and significantly expanded facility to better meet student and patient needs. The 50,000-sq.-ft. facility boasts a total of 48 examination rooms, more than three times the number of exam rooms at its previous location. The new facility has met with rave reviews, according to Diane [Read More]

Students’ faces loom large through perforated metal on school’s façade

The new Moving Everest Charter School, located in the Austin neighborhood in the Far West Side of Chicago, utilizes a unique model that accommodates both the new charter school as well as a provider of after-school programs. Grades K-5 constitute the school’s enrollment, with each grade totaling 90 students. The new building vividly signifies progress [Read More]