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PROJECT exteriors Library Blends Stone And Glass Eldorado Stone replicates natural stone found in the area for a California facility. To complement and balance the use of glass, more than 10,000 sq. ft. of Manzanita Cliffstone was used throughout the Temecula, CA, library. P anoramic views and state-of-the-art technology are what visi- site for the project. Extensive research and thoughtful detail went into tors find at the new Temecula Library built on a hilltop over- every aspect of its location and design. looking the growing suburban community of the same name in Southern California. Filling approximately 32,000 sq. ft., the award-winning library is a tribute to the natural history of the valley and incorporates a variety 48 COMMERCI A L A RCHI T EC T URE JUL/AUG 2016 The Temecula Valley, or "Valley of the Filtered Light" as the Native Americans called it, is known for its granite quarries, hot-air balloon and wine festivals, and the highly influential heritage of the Pechanga tribe. of elements that create an unforgettable experience for visitors. The "To honor the unique history of this area, we created a history design team of LPA Inc., an architectural firm in Irvine, CA, was walkway that leads you to the library from the parking lot and pro- initially commissioned by the City of Temecula to identify the best vides information reflecting the days of the early Native Americans

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Commercial Architecture July/August 2016

The Architects
Re-Imagining Detroit
Cigar Factory Embarks On A New Life
Windows & Door Products
Historic Renovation Includes Geothermal
Church Sings Praises Of Condensing Boilers
HVAC & Plumbing Products
Raising The Roof On Historical Bath House
Two Paws Up For Rubber Floors
Interiors Products
Library Blends Stone And Glass
Exteriors Products
Lighting For The Future
Lighting & Electrical Products
High-In-The-Sky Safety
Building Technology Products

Commercial Architecture July/August 2016