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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Yankee Stadium Uses Several GKD Metal Fabrics For Transparent Partition Walls, Railing Infills, and Cladding

April 16, 2012 | Case Histories

Home to the New York Yankees, Yankee Stadium was built to replace the original 1923 stadium also known as the “House That Babe Ruth Built.” The new stadium was designed to be modern while maintaining the characteristics that comprise the rich history and tradition of the New York Yankees. Completed in April 2009, the $1.5 billion Yankee Stadium at the time was the second most expensive stadium in the world and features an array of products from GKD-USA, the leading full service provider of woven metal fabric for architectural solutions.

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American Airlines Arena Transforms Downtown With GKD Mediamesh

February 23, 2012 | Case Histories

When the NBA’s Miami HEAT Group decided to create a marquee on the exterior of its American Airlines Arena, the franchise wanted something that would not only draw attention to the arena itself, but also transform downtown Miami. Made from 3,400 square feet of a high-grade architectural woven stainless steel mesh fabric with interwoven LED profiles, Miami’s Mediamesh screen, patented by GKD, provides visitors to the Arena with unobstructed viewing from the interior and visually engaging digital media content on the exterior.

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