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Curved roof marks learning facility

Charlotte, N.C.-based Vulcraft/ Verco Group's Nucor LH curved top chord and sheet metal roofing was installed to create a curved roof on St. Louise School, Bellevue, Wash., a key design component in the 50,040-square-foot project. Broderick Architects, Seattle, was the project's architecture firm.

Charlotte, N.C.-based Vulcraft/ Verco Group's Nucor LH curved top chord and sheet metal roofing was installed to create a curved roof on St. Louise School, Bellevue, Wash., a key design component in the 50,040-square-foot project. Broderick Architects, Seattle, was the project's architecture firm. Vulcraft/Verco Group's trusses were installed in the foyer, library, second floor hallways and in several second floor classrooms. The following steel joists were utilized: LH joists, top hung, curved top chord and straight bottom chord. The school serves kindergarten through eighth grade students in the new two-story building and phase two of the master plan of redevelopment for the parish's campus has been completed. Broderick Architects received the 2014 NuHeights Design Award, which recognizes outstanding design and diverse applications of building with steel, from Vulcraft/Verco Group for the project.

Vulcraft/Verco Group, www.vulcraft.com