Nothing embodies music more than the Performing Arts Center (PAC) with its symbolic representation of Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” incorporated into the exterior design of the building. With 462 seats and two performance spaces built for exceptional acoustics and visibility, the PAC enchants audiences with more than just a show — it charms with a superior musical experience. Hear the vision behind the PAC from the architect, contractor and VP of Academic Affairs and see how Echelon Masonry helped its creators complete the captivating and unique project.
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With tight dimensional tolerances and a stacked stone aesthetic, Hillcrest™Stone – a lightweight stone veneer from the Artisan series by Echelon™Masonry – transforms a dated pool area into a backyard oasis. Learn first-hand from the designer and homeowners how Hillcrest Stone brought a dramatic makeover to life while meeting an expedited installation window and set budget.
Echelon played an integral role in the creation of a truly unique museum design in Overland Park, KS. Hear from the architect, contractor and museum director how Echelon was able to seamlessly blend our Cordova stone among natural limestone and glass for a breathtaking exterior facade mimicking the prairie fires of the midwest.
Performance and Design. The Insultech™ ICMU (Insulated Concrete Masonry Unit) Wall System, part of the Echelon Masonry™ portfolio from Oldcastle Artchitectural®, is a revolutionary new approach to traditional block wall construction. This 100% thermally broken masonry unit offers high thermal efficiency using pre-assembled structural units and a BASF Neopor® insulation insert -achieving a 15.2 R value while offering a multitude of design options in both standard finishes and the complete line of Trenwyth® architectural blocks.
Hillcrest™ Stone, part of the Artisan Masonry Stone Veneers® line from Echelon™Masonry, is designed for tight dimensional tolerances with a non-load bearing applications that doesn’t require a footing. Rich, detailed color and texture pallets make Hillcrest an ideal option for both exterior and interior jobs.
The unmistakable character of masonry- but with better insulation, soundproofing and moisture management in a system that simplifies installation… only from Enduramax High Performance Wall System™ by Echelon Masonry™. Using a molded foam panel pre-configured for either stone or brick, Enduramax offers a cost-effective and fast installation for veneer applications both residential and commercial use.