STATEMENT PIECE: GKD mesh wraps floating staircase in dynamic visual warmth

September 13, 2021 | Case Histories

The central meeting place serves an active design cue that showcases a two-story floating staircase which abuts a series of conference rooms, café seating, and an outdoor garden area. The interior designers sought to define the space with a backdrop to activate the central staircase.

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Safe and Sound: Creating Healthy Mid-door Environments

July 28, 2021 | News

According to the World Health Organization, noise pollution is the number two killer of humans, after air pollution. The presence of midscapes – expanded outdoor spaces – offer the benefit of an acoustic buffer zone that is a safe and healthy setting for productivity. Additionally, extending the exterior footprint of a building adds benefits such as biophilia and solar protection.

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EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY: Increasing Design Capabilities with Metal Mesh

May 17, 2021 | News

To learn about the ever-increasing ways to turn metal mesh into a sweeping architectural statement, architects can now log on to Architectural Record’s continuing education platform to take the course, “Enhancing the Built Environment with Architectural Metal Fabric.”

Architects who complete this course will establish expertise in metal fabrics for exterior applications, including...

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Heart of Gold: GKD gold metal mesh represents an internet company’s noble mission of a connected culture

May 17, 2021 | Case Histories

In Chinese culture, gold signifies prosperity, health and wisdom—the signs that the right path has been chosen. That couldn’t be more evident than at Tencent, a Chinese internet giant that has wrapped the interiors of its world headquarters in a golden shroud of GKD metal mesh.

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