Designing beautiful, distinctive, and functional buildings — that remain within budget — is one of the challenges faced by even the most skilled architects. The design of metal wall panel systems provides exciting opportunities for melding function, aesthetics, and cost control. Each metal wall panel system has unique attributes, including materials used, performance, and aesthetics. Complementary products, including sunscreens, light shades, column covers, and equipment covers, can add both aesthetics and energy efficiency. This course covers important factors to consider as you choose the best metal wall system and application for a project.