Guest Author: Gary Edgar, National Coil and Extrusion Specification Manager, PPG Building Products Fluoroethylene vinyl ether (FEVE) fluoropolymer powder coatings are well known for their anti-corrosive properties. But it’s their aesthetic impact on commercial building applications that is making them a top specification for architects looking to design legacy-building projects. While t...
The Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) provides transportation services to the Hampton Roads community of Virginia. The HRT Norfolk Transit Center in downtown Norfolk was renovated in 2016 to feature a contemporary design. The new center replaced a nearly entirely asphalt slab, turning it into an acclaimed urban transportation hub.
The Bulletin Building in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia was initially built in 1954 by legendary American architect George Howe. The former headquarters of the Evening Bulletin newspaper, the building became iconic, undergoing a series of renovations since the newspaper collapse in 1982. The most recent renovation was completed by KieranTimberlake and the Practice for Architecture and Urbanism.
The Ear of Corn Water Tower in Rochester, MN, dates back to the early 1930s when the Reid, Murdoch, and Co. canning company was built. The tower has since become a local attraction, showing southern Minnesota's agricultural history. The tower was commissioned in 2018 to be added as a landmark by the city's historic preservation ordinance, protecting the tower from future demolition.
The City of Moorhead in Minnesota is no novice when it comes to creating stunning water tank designs. The newest water tower is the city’s fourth and the most recent winner of the coveted Tank of the Year competition by coatings manufacturer Tnemec Company. The contest accepts water tower applications from around the country and chooses the top 12 designs, with Moorhead claiming the 2021 top spot.