Water Tower Stands Out Like A Beacon With GKD Transparent Mesh And LED Lighting

August 18, 2015 | Projects

The Actura Water Tower in Sweden holds 6.8 million gallons of boiling water that is used to heat homes in the surrounding region. Interestingly, and unlike most water towers, the top of the 215-foot high structure houses a skyline restaurant, while the ground level below the tank features a ski center that is often used in international sports competitions.

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Architects Design Metal Mesh Factory For Luxury Fashion Brand

July 29, 2015 | Projects

In a small town near Venice, skilled craftsmen are born, allowing the town to be referred to the “land of shoes.” Furthering the town of Fiesso d’Artico’s reputation of Italian artisans, architect Jean-Marc Sandrolini designed the Louis Vuitton Factory for the manufacturing of their luxury shoes.

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Woven Mesh Windows Of The Iron Mosque Balance Nostalgia and Modernism

April 21, 2015 | Projects

With the completion of the second main mosque in Putrajaya, the Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque, located just a mile from the Putra Mosque, the city gained a new landmark. Larger, more modern and considerably different from the usual design, the Iron Mosque sets contemporary standards. It owes its name to a structure 70% of which is made from steel. The aim of the planners and contractors was for the building to characterize three design principles: simplicity, airiness and transparency.

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French Theater Cloaked With GKD Spiral Mesh Veil

April 07, 2015 | Projects

After winning the competitive design proposal in 2009, Dominique Perrault Architecture created the mesmerizing Albi Grand Theatre in France. The architectural intent was to create a cultural epicenter in this historic Southern French city. The theater serves an impressive contrasting element in this classical city with the use of several modern building materials.

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