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Duo-Gard Bike Shelter

Amenities abound at Harbor House and Woodland Mews apartments in Ann Arbor MI. Along with the usual pool and clubhouse to volleyball and tennis courts to dog parks and walking trails, the complexes recently added a first for residents: each now has a covered bike shelter by Duo-Gard. Located near the center of Ann Arbor,…

Prostock Division of Duo-Gard Industries

When Duo-Gard introduced the Prostock program in late 2013, glazing contractors weren’t sure what to expect. After all, they’d never had a translucent glazing concept designed around their specific needs. They had to go it alone or pay the price for expensive, fully engineered systems. Prostock changed that by offering stock-length, translucent polycarbonate systems that…

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  For years, the men’s and women’s basketball teams labored through practices at the old Boyden Gym. No more. Today the University of Massachusetts Amherst boasts a state-of-the-art performance development facility with dedicated courts for both programs. Completed for the 2015 fall season, “The new Champions Center provides UMass Amherst with a ‘Gateway Building’ and…

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The City and County of Honolulu offers amenities many of us only dream of. It’s now added one more that supports and encourages a growing community of biking commuters. The Kalihi Transit Center for bus rapid transit recently installed new bike storage in the form of a fully enclosed shelter manufactured by Duo-Gard. Although Honolulu has…

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To the Duo-Gardians, every project is unique. Here are some projects our team has selected as special favorites. They spotlight our Focused Design Approach in canopies, curtainwalls, shelters and more. We hope you enjoy viewing these favorites, and we hope to include your project in our next edition! Click here to view our book.

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Bikes parked in the hallways? Despite parking racks scattered across the campus, staffers at Wayne State University’s Computing and Information Technology building needed more security and protection for their bikes. So last July the Detroit university added its first covered bike shelter, opting for Duo-Gard’s Harbor model. “Many of our younger staff members are bikers,…

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Recently, a Midwest electronics company wanted to provide employees with a custom covered patio that combined a break area with a separated smoking shelter. The spans involved required steel. Duo-Gard’s in-house engineering and steel fabrication capabilities produced this unusual structure that was not only structurally superior but also cost effective. “Although most in-house steel fabrication…

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Located 30 miles north of Chicago, perched high on the bluffs overlooking Lake Michigan, the City of Lake Forest was platted in 1857 with principles of English gardens and American rural landscapes. Historic preservation has always been a priority in this city of almost 20,000 that claims many notable architects as past residents and designers…

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A new owner, a new name and a new look have given a new lease on life to a 16-year-old corporate campus in the Village of Deer Park, north of Chicago. Constructed in 2001 , The Reserve at Deer Park sits on 58 tree-lined acres filled with prairie grass, wetlands and rolling hills. Visitors –…

Awards

Duo-Gard Industries Inc. has been honored with two Product Innovation Awards from Architectural Products Magazine. Awards for the company’s Sleekline Monolithic Translucent Canopy and its Polycarbonate Curtain Wall System were presented at Greenbuild 2015. The Product Innovation Awards determine and honor innovation in the development and refinement of buildings-related products that range from cladding systems…

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