Single Skin Metal: A Lightweight and Versatile Cladding Material

Mount Si High School, NAC Architecture, Pure Freeform, Lumiflon USA, Benjamin Benschneider Photography
The benefits of utilizing a metal cladding material are endless. Single skin metals are a sustainable, versatile, lightweight alternative to many traditional cladding products. The ease of use of metal allows for customized designs, including unique fabrication and perforation. But the customized finish lines of the single skin metals have allowed the product to compete with timber, stone, and natural metals.

Architects Design Elevated And Organically Designed High School Campus In Washington

Mount Si High School, NAC Architecture, Pure Freeform, Lumiflon USA, Benjamin Benschneider Photography
Nestled in a valley between two mountains and the Snoqualmie River, the Mount Si high school campus is a modern educational facility. The design, by NAC Architecture, responds to the natural landscape, elevating the facade to meet flood levels and providing scenic views of the nearby mountains. The design also implements equally collaborative and personalized spaces to provide students with social and learning areas for their individual needs.

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.

Former New Balance Headquarters Features Accented Rainbow Steel Panels

Boston Landing Development, New Balance Fitness, MA
A large expansion to the now former New Balance Headquarters at Brighton Landing was completed in 2015. Designed by Righter Group, the expansion included a renovation to the existing parking structure and the addition of a colorful design. The designers describe, “In addition, the exterior façade received a colorful new makeover by adding a rainbow of colorful accent steel panels.” Photo...

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.
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