Beyond The Weave: Steve Culver Discusses GKD Mediamesh

February 03, 2015 | Beyond The Weave

Mediamesh is a woven stainless steel fabric with integrated LEDs that is used to create a transparent digital display. This unique product is the perfect solution when a digital display is needed on a façade, yet the view through windows needs to be maintained or air flow is required. Mediamesh evolved from an architectural mesh product woven by GKD. GKD is s German-based Company who began as a weaver of industrial wire cloth in the 1920’s. These products were used in all types of industrial applications from filtration to aggregate screening to conveying. In the early 1990’s, architects began to look at these metal products and think about their potential uses in architecture. This is how architectural mesh was born.

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Graphic-Sized Letters Float On GKD Metal Fabric Parking Facade

March 22, 2012 | Case Histories

Located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, Van Nuys Airport (VNY) ranks as the world's busiest general aviation airport. Dedicated to noncommercial air travel, VNY averages close to 400,000 takeoffs and landings annually. VNY is one of three airports owned and operated by Los Angeles World Airports, including Los Angeles International and Ontario International.

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