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Lifeway Baptist Church, Fresno, Calif.

The 10,681-square-foot Lifeway Baptist Church lifeway_baptist_church in Fresno, Calif., cost $1.9 million and uses a preengineered metal building system from Borga Steel Inc., Fowler, Calif., which was the most economical option for the building design. In addition, Vermeltfoort Architects Inc., Fresno, designed a column-free interior space for the worship area and maximum flexibility.

The roof features 18-inch-wide, 24-gauge Borga Vertical Lock standing seam roof panels in Kynar Terra Cotta. The building also features 16-inch-wide, 26-gauge Borga Tioga standing seam soffit panels in Kynar Sierra Tan. The siding is steel studs and stucco. The building's advanced design features a wedge-shaped central structure with a sloping roof in multiple directions and two attached wings. The multiple roof levels create an attractive structure with high functionality, low maintenance and a long life expectancy.

Pickett & Sons Construction Inc., Fresno, served as the general contractor, and Mills Construction Inc., Atascadero, Calif., was the metal installer.

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