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Sunshades blend school in with surroundings

Photo: Mark Mundorff
Photo: Mark Mundorff

Curry Architects Inc. specified Mapes Panels LLC's extruded aluminum Supershade sunshade and other materials to blend Linwood Center Inc., Ellicott City, Md., with its surroundings. The passive sun control product was shipped to the site in preassembled sections with detailed shop drawings. Completed in 2013, Linwood Center provides programs and services for people with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Architect: Curry Architects Inc., Towson, Md.

Installer: Core Marketing, Gibsonia, Pa.

Sunshades: Mapes Panels LLC, Lincoln, Neb., mapes.com