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Monthly Archives: January 2006

Warren, MI Civic Center

Alucobond Plus, Warren, MI Civic Center, Sobotec

Project Name: Warren, MI Civic Center
Project Location: Warren, Michigan
Alucobond Materials: 23,240 sq. ft. 4mm Alucobond Plus Custom LCH Silver
Year of Installation: 2006
Fabricator: Sobotec Ltd., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Installer: Michigan Metal Walls, Inc., Wyandotte, MI
General Contractor: Skanska USA Building, Inc., Southfield, MI
Attachment Method: SL2000 Dry Rain Screen
New civic center features striking Alucobond® canopy, helps give citizens place of identity With the opening of the Warren Civic Center – housing the new city hall and library – in November 2006, a master plan for the City of Warren, Mich., first drafted in 1963 came to fruition. According to Aug, 24, 2004, news reports of the civic center groundbreaking ceremonies by the City of Warren Communications Department, the city’s mayor presented a copy of the Aug. 29, 1956, edition of the Warren Township Journal, with a headline announcing: “Approve plans for future city hall.” (more…)

U.S. Xpress, Chattanooga

Alucobond, US Xpress, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Project Name: U.S. Xpress
Project Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Alucobond Materials: 70,000 sq. ft. of 4mm Custom Charcoal Gray
Year of Installation: 2006
Architect: SSOE, Inc.
Fabricator: John W. McDougall Co., 
Attachment Method: Rout and Return Wet Seal
Design Vision Continues at U.S. Xpress In the mid-90’s, U.S. Xpress of Chattanooga, Tennessee and SSOE, Inc., architects and engineers, spent three days developing a vision for a new U.S. Xpress headquarters building, which was completed before the end of the decade. That vision allowed for expansion, now realized with the spring 2006 completion of an adjacent corporate campus and the first of four “companion” buildings. (more…)