Construction underway on flagship facility in Charlotte for Adams Outdoor Advertising
This August, Frampton Construction broke ground on a new corporate office for Adams Outdoor Advertising, the largest privately held outdoor advertising firm in the nation. Situated on a highly visible 6+ acre site along I-85 in Charlotte, N.C., the building will house the company’s flagship Charlotte operation.
The design team, led by Nicholas Galizia of McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture, created a “refined industrial” design that celebrates the building’s exposed steel structure and concrete floors. The form of the building takes its cues from the natural topography of the site, solar orientation, and the mission of the building itself – to advertise. The vertical fins along the north elevation are designed to provide shade from the setting sun, while the walls that meet at the northeast corner of the building serve as space for graphics. [Read more..]