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CannonDesign Inc. designed Mattamy National Cycling Centre, Milton, Ontario, Canada, with a cylindrical exterior wrap around a Union Cycliste Internationalecertified category 1 indoor cycling track.CannonDesign Inc. designed Mattamy National Cycling Centre, Milton, Ontario, Canada, with a cylindrical exterior wrap around a Union Cycliste Internationalecertified category 1 indoor cycling track. Kingspan Insulated Panels Inc.'s KS Micro- Rib and Optimo Embossed insulated metal panels (IMPs) in Ascot White, Driftwood and Zinc Grey were installed vertically and horizontally on the three-story velodrome. Andrew Toma, business development manager at Kingspan Insulated Panels, says, "Trying to work with a continuous radius around the building meant 36-inch module panels were needed."

CannonDesign specified the IMPs to increase build-speed and meet project goals for the facility to host the Canadian Track Championships, Milton International Challenge and the 2015 Pan American Games. The IMPs were assembled off-site and the LEED Silver-certified project was completed in January 2015. Mattamy National Cycling Centre is a community recreational facility and home to the Canadian National Cycling Team. Its 250-meter timber track features two 42-degree angle banks, which riders can use to reach 43.5 mph heading into the turns.

Architect: CannonDesign Inc., Grand Island, N.Y.

General contractor: Bouygues Building Canada, Toronto

Metal wall panels: Kingspan Insulated Panels Inc., Deland, Fla., www.kingspanpanels.us