Bells Mill Elementary School, Potomac, Md.
People: Architect, Walton, Cooper, Robinson, Poness, Hyattsville, Md.; roofing contractor, CifiRoof Corp., Columbia, Md.
Products: Petersen Aluminum in Elk Grove Village, Ill., manufactured 18,000 square feet of 12- by 1.5-inch aluminum Snap-On batten wall panels and 2,500 square feet of soffit panels for use on the project.
Fine Points: Designed to complement the site’s rural area, the 75,000-square-foot facility features exterior colors reminiscent of those found on traditional stables and barns. The new school includes an administrative suite, multipurpose room, gymnasium, and art and music spaces. The school will house 740 students.