Category Archives: Metal Architecture

Sustainable Architecture and Ecological Design Project Award Winner

In the June edition of Metal Architecture The AIA (American Institute of Architects) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) selected the top 10 examples of sustainable architecture and ecological design projects to be honored at the AIA National Convention this weekend. Albina Co., Inc. was the bender/roller for the exterior curved tube steel on the facade of the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building in Portland, Oregon. For a complete list of project award winners, see page 10 of Metal Architecture-June 2014.

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Feature Ad for Steel Bending in June Issue of Metal Architecture

The 2014 AIA (American Institute of Architects) National Convention is right around the corner June 26-28 in Chicago. In order to highlight the many benefits of using curved steel in architectural design projects, Albina created a beautiful ad for one of the industries most highly renowned publications, Metal Architecture.

Curved Steel Roof Trusses Metal Architecture

New Trends in Metal Architecture

In this months edition of Metal Architecture, Editorial Director, Paul Deffenbaugh discusses the various ways in which the use of metal in architectural design is becoming more prevalent and influential.  Of the various topics he addresses, he claims that metal allows for more flexibility in design because of weight, color, versatility, performance, sustainability and aesthetic appeal.

Metal Roof Structures Featured in Metal Architecture and at the International Roofing Expo

The February issue of Metal Architecture features various metal roof solutions and will be the main publication handed out at the International Roofing Expo February 26-28th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Albina Co., Inc. has various curved roof truss projects featured in the ad including:

a) San Diego Public Library Dome- San Diego, California

b) Dale Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum- Seattle, Washington

c) USS Arizona Memorial Visitors Center- Oahu, Hawaii

Click here to see our ad: Metal Architecture February Issue