The new industrial campus allows Louisiana Scrap Metal to be more efficient in the day-to-day operations.
GraceHebert Architects was able to ensure that the design plans were built correctly with quality materials and construction techniques while providing multiple cost saving measures throughout the project.
GHA was commissioned to design multiple buildings and develop a master plan for the Louisiana Scrap Metal Recycling Facility's campus in Port Allen, Louisiana. The facility is comprised of 5 buildings totaling 57,600 square feet. The campus is anchored by an elaborate Administration Building that appropriately address the public and draws patrons onto the site. This 11,500 SF two story building is defined by a multi-layered skin that incorporates shifting wall planes, composite metal panels and translucent polycarbonate sheeting. The campus also contains 3 industrial buildings that accommodates the clients recycling process. Each industrial building incorporates a long span structural design to provide column free expansive space to maximize usable floor area. A 6,000 SF maintenance shop allows the owner to service their own equipment and ultimately reducing production expenses.