Who wants to make great roll formed parts? Not you, obviously. Optimization is so boring. You’re a trailblazer, a forward thinker -- and that means going against the grain. Breaking tradition.
The terminology of architectural mouldings (also spelled moldings) can be vague and confusing. Here’s a quick overview of common types and distinctions.
Galvannealed and galvanized steels start out similarly. They are both dipped into a hot zinc bath (approximately 850° F), so the zinc bonds to the metal's surface. This coating increases the steel's durability and protects against corrosion.
It's the introduction of a secondary process that[...]
If you’re interested in creative uses of architectural metal, look no further than HOK. They have many examples, but these are some of the most inspiring.
Architectural design may be functional first and foremost, but it’s still a form of art. One aspect of art and analysis is motif.
When you think about supply chain risk mitigation, what are the first things that come to mind? For us, the usual suspects are:
Copper. Brass. Bronze. Reminiscent of the pharaohs in Egypt, the temples of Sri Lanka, the Gothic cathedrals of the East. These are the red metals - luxury metals.
What Is "Aesthetic"?
Aesthetic: The nature of art and judgments of beauty; the creation and appreciation of beauty. “What is art?” and “What do we mean when we say something is ‘beautiful’?”
Six words that can ruin a business: “That’s how we’ve always done it.”
Those who work with architectural metals understand something that eludes the general populace: metal isn’t a cold, inanimate material.