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Best Industrial Project – GOLD

March 9, 2015

Source: San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Ultramodern” is not a word that would typically describe an industrial facility that handles and processes solid waste. However, in the case of Athens Services’ new Sun Valley facility, this is a fitting way to describe it. The 80,000 square foot, state-of-the-art, sustainable facility is anything but your typical solid waste processing facility. The project was designed with input from the local community and provides a model for future developments in the area. It’s also the first structure of its kind to be built in the region in many years. Each traffic circulation path was planned on opposite ends of the site to limit crossover paths, providing a large turning radius for the larger trucks, and increasing site safety, while maximizing operational efficiencies. In order to achieve a modern feel, the framing of the exterior incorporated architectural metal panels and a polycarbonate panel skin that increases natural daylight. The combination of the two, in varying hues of grey, enhanced the overall building aesthetic. Read More