Friday Findings - December 15th Edition

Friday Findings - December 15th Edition

This week we are taking a look at projects involving green roof designs, shade coverage, roofing and landscape design.


901 Cherry Avenue (The Gap)

When Gap Inc. decided to build their first company owned office building, they wanted the facility to embody the company's commitment to the environment. By incorporating a green roof into the design of 901 Cherry, the architects dramatically improved the building's energy efficiency and reduced the demand on local storm sewers. In addition, the presence of native grasses and wildflowers on the roof helps the building blend with the surrounding landscape. 

View the full project here.


1 Hotel South Beach Miami

 image ©  amaZulu

image © amaZulu

 Hotel wants guests to experience nature in everything they see, touch, smell, and taste while visiting. Authentic materials and textures are a must for the proper ambiance. The designer provided a rendering of how they wanted the outdoor area to look. At that point the “cover” was undefined, but wanting a natural material theme, they asked for suggestions.

View the full project here.


Star Med Real

 image ©  Alumalign

image © Alumalign

Ramon Franklin LLC offers many services throughout the roofing, waterproofing, sheet metal, and aluminum composite material markets. We perform in the following markets: Commercial and Industrial, New Construction, Re-Roofing, Restoration, Consulting, and Asset Management. Our experience and relationships have allowed us to develop a turn-key process that benefits both the Customer and the life-cycle cost of the building. 

View more projects by Alumalign here.


Florida Beauty - Flowers & Lightning

 image © AMP Lighting

image © AMP Lighting

Known as the lightning capital of the nation, Tampa, Florida is a study in contrasts of nature. During this photo shoot of a charming stucco home, the photographers braved the elements as they rushed to capture the beauty of the landscape lighting project between torrents of rain and lightning. 

The weather was a reminder that landscape lighting fixtures need to survive all kinds of physical abuse. The cast brass LED spotlights on this property manage to maintain a beautiful appearance while continuing to function regardless of the weather. 

View the full project here.


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