Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Sarasota, Fla.

Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Sarasota, Fla.

The creased roof of the Sarasota Herald Tribune headquarters is the building's signature. The design takes advantage of the local climate by integrating a deck accessible from the newsroom and by cladding the building in glass, so the sunlight can illuminate the interior during the day. Galvalume standing-seam roof - Morrell Sheet Metal 55-percent aluminum, zinc-alloy coated sheet steel - Vertical seams stand 90 degrees from the roof surface - Seams usually occur every 18-24 inches but can be custom set Single-ply PVC membrane - Sika Sarnafil - www.sarnafilus.com Fiberglass-reinforced membrane - Can withstand long-term exposure to the elements - Lacquer coating resists staining from airborne pollutants - Vapor permeable - Available in six standard and custom colors - Comes in 6.5- foot- and 10-foot-wide rolls

The creased roof of the Sarasota Herald Tribune headquarters is the building's signature. The design takes advantage of the local climate by integrating a deck accessible from the newsroom and by cladding the building in glass, so the sunlight can illuminate the interior during the day. Aluminum curtain-wall system - Owen Internationa - www.owenint.com Specifically designed curtain-wall system - Incorporates extruded aluminum mullions and Viracon glass - Different sized panels allow for differentiation along the exterior surface of the building Bertoia side chair - Knoll Studio - www.knoll.com Welded steel frame - Available in polished chrome or powder- coated paint - Cushioning options include seat, back, and complete - Greenguard certified Ipe wood decking - The Wood Company - www.thewoodcompany.net Custom deck over the entrance lobby - Solid ipe boards - Manufactured to accommodate winding gravel walk - Weather-treated to prevent rot

The creased roof of the Sarasota Herald Tribune headquarters is the building's signature. The design takes advantage of the local climate by integrating a deck accessible from the newsroom and by cladding the building in glass, so the sunlight can illuminate the interior during the day. Downlights - Lithonia - www.lithonia.com 3-, 5-, 6-, and 8-inch apertures in frame-in models - Galvanized steel frame - Variety of facing options Azuria low-E coated laminated glass - Viracon - www.viracon.com Line of five azurelite low-E insulating glasses - Shading coeffi cients between .44 and .55 depending on tint - ½ -inch thickness - UV transmittance less than 1 percent Concrete walkways - SB Ballard - www.sbballard.com System of pathways and sidewalks surrounding the building - Specially designed and installed by SB Ballard - Standard and custom tinting options available - Varied finishes Door Closers - Sargent - www.sargentlock.com Forged steel arms - Available in several sprayed metallic finishes - Allows for 140-degree door opening - Separate closing and latching speeds

The bulk of the newspaper's employees work in the second and third floor newsrooms, connected by a large open stairwell to promote ready circulation between departments. The third floor ceiling is shaped by the folds of the roof, lending a sense of sculpture to the sea of cubicles. Interior paint - Porter Paints - www.porterpaints.com Available primarily as tinting bases to allow for exact color matching and custom color - Eggshell, matte, and various gloss options available - Coverage is approximately 400 square feet per gallon on smooth surfaces - Low odor - Soap and water clean-up Tru Colours modular carpet tile - Shaw Contract - www.shawcontractgroup.com Solution-dyed nylon carpet fibers - Ecoworx backing - Level-loop construction Concore-panel raised access floor - Tate Access Floors - www.tateaccessfloors.com Panels have a flat-top steel sheet welded to a formed-steel bottom sheet - Filled with lightweight cement available in 24-inch squares Ripple bench - Steelcase - www.steelcase.com Available with flat or wave tops - Optional ganging device to connect individual benches together - Designed by Laurinda Spear of Arquitectonica

The bulk of the newspaper's employees work in the second and third floor newsrooms, connected by a large open stairwell to promote ready circulation between departments. The third floor ceiling is shaped by the folds of the roof, lending a sense of sculpture to the sea of cubicles. Fineline ceiling suspension system - USG - www.usg.com Narrow slotted profile - 1/4-inch reveal - Mitered intersections - Hotdipped galvanized steel construction - Optional air diffuser Millenia ceiling tiles - USG - www.usg.com Fine-textured acoustical panels - Inhibition of mold/mildew - High noise-reduction coefficients - Alternative to face-laminated panels

The bulk of the newspaper's employees work in the second and third floor newsrooms, connected by a large open stairwell to promote ready circulation between departments. The third floor ceiling is shaped by the folds of the roof, lending a sense of sculpture to the sea of cubicles. Improv TAG task chair - Haworth - www.haworth.com Molded polyfoam contoured seat cushion - Hard, dual-wheel casters - Pneumatic seat adjustment - High-arc, five-prong molded plastic base - Optional two-position back lock

The bulk of the newspaper's employees work in the second and third floor newsrooms, connected by a large open stairwell to promote ready circulation between departments. The third floor ceiling is shaped by the folds of the roof, lending a sense of sculpture to the sea of cubicles. Indirect fluorescent cove lights - Insight Lighting - www.insightlighting.com Single-piece extruded aluminum luminaire housing - Takes T5 or T5HO lamps - Standard low-profile bracket allows cove-mounting - Rotatable fixture allows for wash to be directed and adjusted Diet panel system - Teknion - www.teknion.com Thin 1.3-inch-thick freestanding panel system - Designed for highdensity applications - Walls can be specified with combinations of fabric, glazed, open, and slat panels

The newspaper is not the only tenant in the building. The local news channel, SNN Channel 6, has a blackbox studio from which they broadcast the nightly news. The inclusion of the soundstage in the building allows ready access to the newsrooms and research departments for the evening's stories.

Plastic Laminate Wilsonar - www.wilsonart.com Part of The Standards series, this plastic laminate is one of hundreds of colors available from Wilsonart (above, Hunter Nebula). Laminates are also available in patterns, solids, and simulated wood grains, granites, marbles, and stones.

Terrazzo Floor Tile Wausau Tile - www.wausautile.com Wausau's traditional terrazzo line includes 40 standard colors and the option for custom coloring. Tiles come standard in 12-inch, 16-inch, and 24-inch squares. Edging options include square and chamfered, and thickness varies by length and width dimensions.

Marmoleum Forb - www.forbo-flooring.com Marmoleum is a naturally durable resilient floor covering with inherent anti-microbial properties. The brand's Top Shield finish protects against dirt build-up, allowing for easier cleaning. The product is available in a range of colors and patterns, as well as in sheets or tiles for greater design flexibility.

Porcelain Wall Tile Dal-Til - www.dal-tile.com These versatile 1/4-inch-thick tiles are rated for everything from commercial backsplashes to pool linings. Field tiles are available in a variety of colors (above, white) and stone-simulating patterns, and come in 1-inch squares, 2-inch square, 3-inch squares, 1-inch-by-2-inch bricks and 1-inch hexagons.

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