A commercial project in Tucson achieves a simple, functional design that packs in plenty of sustainable features and modern panache.
AFTER: The west façade, which includes the entry, after the renovation. This area was of prime concern because western exposure in Arizona means intense solar heat gain and glare. The painted steel façade provides shade, supports new solar panels, screens rainwater collection cisterns, and makes a bold and modern statement. PRODUCTS: Galvalume siding.