Grilles & Vision Barriers
Linny Pacillo Parking Garage at Atwood
For the new Linny Pacillo Parking Garage in downtown Anchorage, Alaska, KPB Architects needed to design a skin for the structure that would effectively ventilate and screen headlight glare from the street below. KPB and Davis Constructors worked closely with Construction Specialties Custom Grille Team to engineer and test multiple grille design options that would mitigate potential ice and snow buildup on the parking garage’s exterior face. The result is a unique architectural design that lights up the night sky and is highly effective for a severe northern climate.
The garage provides more than 840 parking spaces for State employee vehicle parking during the day. The exterior facade has a varied composition, beginning with vehicle barrier cables sleeved through the columns, which are in turn enveloped by a skin consisting of two CS Custom Grille panel designs, along with voids, that create dynamic and ascending diagonal patterns.See full case study