90’s Water Tank In Grafton, Ohio Gets Massive Rehabilitation With Long Life Coating System

The Village of Grafton, Ohio, Water Tank, Tnemec Company
The Grafton elevated water tower has provided water services to the community of Grafton, Ohio since the 1990’s. Serving the residents, businesses, and even local Grafton Village Fire Department, the tank has been continuously exposed to the climatic conditions of northwest Ohio. And in 2019, the city secured a grant to rehabilitate to aging tank.

San Francisco Residential Building Takes Cues From The Neighborhood’s Past And Present

950 Tennessee, Handel Architects, San Francisco, Dogpatch, Pure Freeform, Lumiflon USA, Scott Hargis
Handel Architects recently completed a residential project in the Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco. The project is a mixture of residential and industrial architectural styles meant to evoke the character of the area’s past and present. The project encompasses a city block, taking cues from the surrounding architecture, 950 Tennessee accommodates 100-residential units within two distinct components.

Architects Transform Concrete Structure Into Modern Office Complex In Watertown

The Linx, Watertown, MA, SGA Arch, Callahan, Boylston Properties, Commercial, CEI Materials
The Linx is a modern office complex in Watertown, Massachusetts, adapted from a concrete warehouse. The stunning adaptive reuse project, designed by Spagnolo, Gisness & Associates (SGA Arch), replaced the heavily concrete exterior with glass and modern metal materials. The combination of perforated metal and glass allows for a substantial influx of natural light while the use of iridescent metal playfully changes the exterior throughout the day.

Upcoming Webinar: FEVE Architectural Coatings: High Performance Coatings for Expansive, Sustainable Design

Capilano Public Library, Patkau Architects Inc, Edmonton, Alberta, Exterior Technologies Group, Christophe Benard Photography
In this one-hour course, we will discover the strengths and advantages of FEVE fluoropolymer topcoats. We will evaluate coating performance tests including accelerated weathering and real-time weathering and what the implications are for the life of different coatings. We will explore the many design possibilities that FEVE technology provides and assess the sustainability benefits of FEVE topcoats despite their higher initial cost compared to other topcoat formulations.

New York Residential Facade Pays Homage To Historic Architectural Design

Lantern House, Heatherwick Studio, New York, Dezeen
Heatherwick Studio was commissioned to design a residential building in Chelsea, Manhattan in New York City. Within a highly competitive architectural market, the architects were tasked with designing a building that stood out. The architects describe, “In contrast to new glass apartment blocks that have sprung up along High Line, we wanted to create a new type of residence: one that was reminiscent of the area’s existing historical building, design and built for permanency.”