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Nov

20

2018

YIMBY Highlights 701 Seventh Avenue

Metalwërks played a significant role in providing product for 701 Seventh Avenue, a 452 key Marriott EDITION hotel, slated to open in February 2019. The building is located in the heart of Times Square.  The project was recently featured in a post on YIMBY (Yes in My Back Yard) – a prominent New York City online publication […] Learn More

Nov

09

2018

Project Feature in Building Design + Construction

Building Design + Construction‘s October feature, October Products at Work, highlighted the Cornell Upson Hall project and the use of Metalwërks’ Arcwall™ as a design solution.  Project: Cornell University Upson Hall, Ithaca, N.Y. Problem: The owner needed to update the facility to thermally efficient, 21st-century standards. Solution: Metalwërks provided 29,000 sf of ornamental metal enclosures for […] Learn More

Sep

18

2018

University of Louisville Belknap Academic Classroom Building: Construction Update

American Roofing and Metal of Lexington, KY is busy completing the exterior wall systems for the Belknap Academic Classroom Building at the University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus. Goody Clancy of Boston MA, an academic building specialist, developed the design which features major curves and has a contemporary aesthetic. The new building will house 20 technologically-current, […] Learn More

Jul

25

2018

The University of Baltimore Langsdale Library: Construction Update

The University of Baltimore’s Langsdale Library is in the midst an entire renovation. Originally built in 1965, The Abdell Foundation held a competition to modernize the building in 2014, and Behnisch Architekten based in Boston, MA, was responsible for the winning design. The firm produced a concept intended to maintain the “floating box” appearance of […] Learn More

Jul

02

2018

Project Construction Update: National Museum of the Army

The National Museum of the United States Army building is a 185,000 SF structure owned and soon-to-be operated by the US Army with fundraising arm delegated to a private non-profit group, The Army Historical Foundation (AHF). The buildings and grounds are dedicated to preserving the Army’s rich history and housing artifacts, and there are educational […] Learn More

Apr

12

2018

Preparing Sculpted Living Walls for Spring

The Metalwërks™ sales team took a day out of the office to spruce up the plants that were wintered over at our Elkton Plant. Sculpted™ 3D Living walls are integrated wall assemblies which have factory-installed planters with irrigation embedded within the wall. These walls in particular were planted in august of 2015 with perennials and […] Learn More

Mar

09

2018

Discussing Rainscreen Design and Execution in The Construction Specifier

Stephen J. Scharr, Esq, Co-Owner, Business Development with Metalwerks, wrote a comprehensive article on rainscreen design and execution for The Construction Specifier, elaborating on the “Seven Ps” which can make this process a success.   “This article’s purpose is to not only highlight the design flexibility and positive attributes of solid metal rainscreen systems, but also help the […] Learn More

Mar

06

2018

A Tale of Two Materials: Plastics vs Mineral Wool

Building safety is important: it’s an indisputable fact. And the materials with which you choose to insulate your structure may be code-compliant, yet not the best option to ensure occupants are safe in the event of a fire. That’s why we manufacture with non-combustible materials. Check out the below video to see how ISO materials […] Learn More

Nov

16

2017

Metalwërks® Products Complete Morgan State University’s New Business School and Pedestrian Bridge

KENNETT SQUARE, PA… Metalwërks®, a leader in precision metal plate exterior façade systems, provided 82,000 total square feet of its products for a new construction project at Morgan State University’s new business school, and the pedestrian bridge that connects the east and west sides of the campus. The new six-story Earl G. Graves School of Business […] Learn More

Jun

05

2017

Award-Winning Hartford Hospital Bone and Joint Institute Features Metalwërks® Ameriplate™

KENNETT SQUARE, PA… Metalwërks® Ameriplate™ served as the basis of design for the new Hartford Hospital Bone & Joint Institute — a landmark facility in Hartford, CT. The Bone & Joint Institute is the centerpiece of a campus expansion at Hartford Hospital, including two new buildings connected by a curving bridge. Metalwërks’ Ameriplate wall system […] Learn More
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