Duo-Gard’s Standard Shelter Solutions Lead to Easy, Economical Success

Although Duo-Gard specializes in engineering custom shelters, not everyone wants or needs a custom structure. That’s why we provide a wide range of standard shelters for a wide range of applications. Architecturally inspired. Cost effective. Aesthetically appealing. The shelter shown is a standard Duo-Gard model chosen for a shuttle stop by a Midwest firm that…

Duo-Gard’s Translucent Canopy Complements New Frank J. Gargiulo Campus

Renowned for its approach to education that prepares students for careers integrating technology in several disciplines, New Jersey’s Hudson County Schools of Technology and Hudson County Improvement Authority strengthened that commitment last Fall with a new technologically advanced high school. Defining the school’s entry with aesthetic high-tech style is a sweeping translucent canopy almost 60…

Duo-Gard Bus Shelters Add Comfort and Convenience to Village of Northfield

Enhancing its reputation as “The Comfortable Corner of the North Shore”, the Village of Northfield IL recently added four custom bus shelters by Duo-Gard. The shelters proved popular immediately. “One hundred percent of the people love them,” says village manager Stacy Sigman, “including the users, the businesses and even the garden club. It’s rare to do anything…

Duo-Gard’s Sleekline Canopy Enhances Striking Medical Facility

Starting as a stagecoach stop serving goldminers in 1850, today the City of Elk Grove is a progressive, cosmopolitan home to 170,000 Californians. It’s also home to the new Precision M.D. Cosmetic Surgery Center, designed by Coact Designworks and opened in 2018. The center features a sweeping asymmetrical metal roof and a clean, contemporary curtainwall…

The Trucker’s Tale

There was a -40 degree wind chill in Westland, Michigan on Monday, January 28, 2019, along with a major snowstorm.  After tarping his load, trucker Joe Vick started cross-country to Elk Grove, California to deliver components for the canopy at a new medical center. The trip should typically have taken four to five days. This…

Duo-Gard Bike Shelter Accommodates Akron Zoo Visitors

It began with two small brown bears in the early 1900s. Today, the Akron Zoo is an accredited zoological park with 243 species totaling 2,457 individual animals. The Akron Zoo participates in 48 Species Survival Plans to manage the long-term survival of endangered species and welcomes more than 416,900 visitors annually. The zoo makes sure…

Duo-Gard’s Sleekline Canopy Enhances Arlington Food Assistance Center

Each week, some 2,300 families benefit from the services of the Arlington Food Assistance Center in Arlington VA. Since 1988, non-profit AFAC’s goal has been to promote and provide “dignified access to nutritious food” for those who need to supplement their groceries. Supporting that goal is a 2018 renovation of the 30-year-old facility, which includes…

Bike Storage? Park Your Concerns with Duo-Gard’s Plan – It’s Free!

Are you uncertain about how to achieve the most effective bike parking and storage for your tenants, employees or students? You’re not alone. As the biking industry continues to grow, so do the laws, guidelines, requirements and expectations involved. It gets confusing. Despite today’s wealth of information and insight, there’s still a major misconception about…

Translucent Corridor at Lawrence Tech Creates Connectivity

Opened in August 2018, the East Residence Hall at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, MI is dedicated to helping shift LTU from a commuter school to an independent dynamic campus. Their recent addition of a football program in addition to an influx of international students has caused a rapid increase in student growth, sparking a…

Custom Pergola Provides Shade and Respite for Glover Park Sports Complex

Visitors who enter the new Glover Park sports complex in Glen Allen VA are welcomed with a plaza dominated by a striking structure which provides shade and a place of respite. This unique custom pergola was designed by Warner Larson Landscape Architects and engineered by Duo-Gard Industries. The 100’x90’ plaza reflects the importance of this…