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.

Campus-Like High School In Calgary, Alberta Boasts Modern Glass and Metal Façade

The Joane Cardinal Schubert High School, Calgary, Alberta, Gibbs Gage Architects, Graham Construction
The Joane Cardinal-Schubert High School is a stunning development in Calgary, Alberta. The LEED Silver building’s design is more similar to higher education with its “campus-like design,” according to the general contractors at Graham Construction. The $45 million project boasts a cutting-edge learning environment that not only accommodates nearly 2,000 students, but features two gyms, a commercial-grade kitchen, and dozens of trade classrooms.

Stunning Canadian Municipal Building Features Modern Metal Exterior Design

LaSalle Civic Center, Ontario, Canada, JP Thomson Architects, ALPOLIC, Photography ACM Panelworx
The LaSalle Civic Center in Ontario, Canada is a state-of-the-art municipal building. The center houses multiple town amenities in one location. One the first floor is the LaSalle Friendship Seniors Center, Council Chambers, and the LaSalle branch of the Essex County Public Library. While the second floor features the town’s administrative offices including the Mayor, clerks, taxation, public works, etc.

Canadian Library Features Black Aluminum Geometric Facade Inspired By Local Terrain

Capilano Public Library, Patkau Architects Inc, Edmonton, Alberta, Exterior Technologies Group, Christophe Benard Photography
The award-winning Capilano Library in Edmonton, Alberta features a captivating geometric design influenced by its natural surroundings. Patkau Architects Inc. were inspired by the local terrain, specifically the area’s hidden ravine. The building’s playful, organic design provides the local residents with much-needed community space. ©Christophe Bénard Photography The 11,000 square-foot library was designed with three parallel zones with corresponding and distinctive roof peaks. Each zone was purposefully designed to respond