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Metal renovates medical building

The goal for Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery and Mirror Mirror Beauty Boutique in Houston was to build a sleek, modern building with asymmetric and geometrical exterior lines to disguise the rectangular box-like building. The goal for Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery and Mirror Mirror Beauty Boutique in Houston was to build a sleek, modern building with asymmetric and geometrical exterior lines to disguise the rectangular box-like building. Harrell Architects LP specified 4,263 square feet of Alcoa Architectural Products' 4-mm Reynobond aluminum composite material in Colorweld 500 Bone White to create a monolithic design with clean lines on the exterior.

The 12,280-square-foot, three-story facility is clad with white metal panels, corrugated zinc metal panels and white plaster. The design is accented by the two-story jewel box corner window wall with horizontal shading fins. Completed in August 2014, the facility was built on a 19,100-square-foot project site. The building's corner lot is anchored by landscaping and site lighting that continue the building façade's linear geometry.

General contractor: J.E. Dunn Construction Group Inc., Kansas City, Mo.
Architect: Harrell Architects LP, Houston
Installer: Ranger Specialized Glass Inc., Houston
Metal wall panels: Reynobond by Alcoa Architectural Products, Eastman, Ga., www.reynobond.com