High School Fits Seamlessly Into Dense Chicago Urban Landscape With Vertical Design

William Jones College Preparatory High School, Chicago, Perkins Will, James Steinkamp, Steinkamp Photography
The William Jones College Preparatory High School is a 278,000-square-foot facility serving over 1,000 students in grades 9-12. To combat the density of downtown Chicago, the building employs a vertical orientation over seven floors. Every element in the school’s design from the inside out was purposeful, taking advantage of natural light and serving as an essential addition to the local community.

Architects Design Award Winning Multi-Family Housing Complex With Stunning Exterior Designs

River City Condos, Toronto, ZAS Architects Interiors, Saucier Perrotte Architectures
The River City Condos sit along the Don River in downtown Toronto, Canada. The multi-family housing development is composed of four buildings, built in three distinct but complementary stages. Designed by Saucier + Perrotte Architectures and ZAS Architects + Interiors, the facades feature contrasting metal composite panels in ALPOLIC®/fr aluminum Matte Black and Gloss White finishes.

Canadian Community Center Boasts Highly Sustainable And Resilient Façade

Canoe Landing Campus, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, ZAS Architects Interiors
The Canoe Landing Campus in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is a contemporary urban facility that houses a community center, private and Catholic elementary schools, and a childcare center. Filling a void in the area, the center provides a vital community space in a booming downtown area. Standing in stark contrast to the surrounding urban buildings, the center boasts a highly sustainable and resilient façade.

High Performance Coatings Systems Ensure Long-Life Designs For Transportation Facilities

Alucobond Spectra Green, Tempe Transportation Center, Arizona, Otak Architekton
Transit stations are historically high trafficked areas, often seeing hundreds of commuters on a daily basis. Additionally, these buildings are expensive to repair as construction can require costly closures. Often architects specify high performance coatings systems for their architectural components to ensure both the longevity and aesthetic quality of their designs.