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Sorenson Language and Communication Center, Washington, D.C.

Gallaudet University's 87,000-square-foot Sorenson Language and Communication Center has a façade of glass and RHEINZINK America Inc.'s Flat Lock Tiles. Warren-Ehret Co. of Maryland Inc. installed 12,500 square feet of RHEINZINK 0.8-mm, 22-gauge PrePATINA Blue-Grey Flat Lock Tiles.

Gallaudet University's 87,000-square-foot Sorenson Language and Communication Center has a façade of glass and RHEINZINK America Inc.'s Flat Lock Tiles. Warren-Ehret Co. of Maryland Inc. installed 12,500 square feet of RHEINZINK 0.8-mm, 22-gauge PrePATINA Blue-Grey Flat Lock Tiles. The three-story building is transparent, light and modern, and was designed to meet the needs of deaf and hearing-impaired students. Gallaudet University is a center for deaf culture with a legacy dating back to 1864.

Architect: SmithGroupJJR, Washington, D.C.

Distributor/fabricator: MetalTech-USA, Peachtree City, Ga.

Installer: Warren-Ehret Co. of Maryland Inc., Baltimore

Metal wall panels: REINZINK America Inc., Woburn, Mass., www.rheinzink.us