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Oct 9, 2013
Unitized Arch Panels Create Drama at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s New Theater

Unitized Arch Panels Create Drama at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s New Theater

When the world renowned Atlantis Space Orbiter was settled into its new Earth-bound home at the Kennedy Space Center, Radius Track was ready. Read Full e-Newsletter

Sep 12, 2013
Kennedy Space Center Space Shuttle Atlantis Attraction

Detailing Curves for the Space Shuttle Atlantis Experience

People love to throw us curves. So we weren’t surprised when the architects at PGAV Destinations asked us to build four giant, twisting, unique arches that serve as overhead, multi-media surface screens for a 3-D movie about the space shuttle Atlantis. Whew! Just another day at Radius Track... Read Full e-Newsletter

Aug 15, 2013
George W. Bush Library and Museum Interior Exhibit Curved Framing

Follow the Curves at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Radius Track Corporation was called on to fabricate pre-curved track and stud framing members for the highly lauded exhibits area. According to LASCO’s Richard Osterloh, the framing and drywall contractor on the project, “Radius Track was a bright spot on this very complex job. We needed precise geometry for the curving exhibit walls and they delivered the curved track on time, with a color coded organized system that made it one of the easiest parts of the project.”

Aug 7, 2013
Ryan Rademacher

Minneapolis-based Radius Track Corporation, the premier expert and provider of curved cold-formed steel framing solutions, is proud to announce and welcome Ryan Rademacher as the company’s Design Director.

Jul 18, 2013
Interior painitng of St George

Architectural Ceilings Become the Artist’s Canvas

St. George Orthodox Christian Church is a symphony of curves, arches, domes, barrel vaults and free flowing spaces. One is hard pressed to find a right angle anywhere. To ensure each curve was executed perfectly, Radius Track Corporation was charged with providing all the Curved-Right™ cold-formed steel tracks and studs for the Byzantine dome and all of the curved ceiling details.

Jul 2, 2013
Resurrection Cemetery interior framing

The Circle of Life Celebrated with Architecture

The circle of life is celebrated in many ways at Garden of the Ascension at the Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township, Michigan’s new mausoleum...The original design called for steel supports, but the architects at The Tribute Companies, Inc., needed a more economical solution and found one with Radius Track Corporation. Dry wall contractor Diversified Construction Specialists (DCS) partnered with Radius Track to create the cold formed steel structure for the barrel vaults.

Jun 4, 2013
Port Canaveral Welcome Center unitized panels

Curved Unitized Panels Enclose Port Canaveral Welcome Center

Excitement builds as the new seven-story Welcome Center for Port Canaveral, the second-busiest cruise port in the USA, revs-up for its opening later this year.

May 22, 2013
Dome of St George Orthodox Church

St. George Orthodox Christian Church Raises Its Dome to Fanfare

“Domes are grand statements, and if you are going to do one, it should be astonishing,”says Engineer David Mouck, owner of the GillCompany. “Radius Track shipped 92 perfectly curved ribs attachable to a compressionring and all the precut plywood. All we had to do was tweak a few things and assemble it on the ground.”

May 1, 2013

"Curve-ology 101: New materials, techniques save time and money” by Chuck Mears, FAIA. Metal Construction News. May 2013. Print.

May 1, 2013
Cold-formed steel

"New Purposes for Cold-Formed Steel" by Chuck Mears, FAIA, The Construction Specifier, May 2013

Cold-formed steel is a lighter and more flexible replacement for structural steel, and a new way to frame apertures, create support for shaped façades, and achieve curved surfaces of any type.

Read the full article in The Construction Specifier's online edition