7 Occasions Metal Blurs Lines Between Art And Architecture

September 27, 2016 | Beyond The Weave

Metal can be perforated, woven, etched, wrapped, and hung to create elaborate facades that bridge two worlds between art and architecture. From ornate, custom facades to striking sculptures, the material blends elements of design and functionality seamlessly.

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GKD Metal Mesh Plays Disappearing Act On Interior Office Building

July 19, 2016 | Case Histories

White GKD metal fabric plays a disappearing act on the interior of a commercial office building in Toronto, Canada. With sharp geometric lines and vibrant white walls set against concrete floors and metal railings, a few red bucket chairs starkly break up the monotone design. The overall aesthetic creates a futuristic lobby worthy of the busy, interconnected corporate office that caters to premium retail spaces below 14 floors of office space. GKD Omega 1510 was used to create partitions on the second level, hiding walkways and blending into the design allowing the metal fabric to become indistinguishable from the solid white walls.

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Mediamesh Contrasts The Old With The New At The Duomo In Milan

June 06, 2016 | Projects

It makes sense that the fifth largest Christian church in the world, the Piazza del Duomo, would also be the forum for Europe’s largest media façade. The famous Italian gothic-style cathedral spans an area of an entire city block. Milan is a cultural center that serves as a destination for thousands of visitors and local residence. With renovations going on over several years the city center needed a proper solution to the construction work in progress.

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Classic Private Residence Transformed With Modern GKD Daylighting System

May 16, 2016 | Projects

Nestled in the lush green landscape of Stuttgart, Germany is an impressive private residence. The property recently underwent a renovation by the German firm, Behnisch Architekten. The main structural design focus went into the upper level of the building originally built in the 1930s. The idea for the new upper floor was to involve the surrounding thick woodland, while also allowing views of the city and nearby vineyards.

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