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:
Metal forming processes reshape materials into usable components and products. Included here are the benefits and common applications of:
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.”
Nonferrous metals, especially the red metals, took us out of the Stone Age and into the Copper and Bronze Ages. From 4500 BC to 1500 BC, copper and bronze dominated our primitive manufacturing systems.
Those who work with architectural metals understand something that eludes the general populace: metal isn’t a cold, inanimate material.
Metal is in style. Each metal creates a different aesthetic, meshes well with other materials, and is highly functional for a variety of applications. Metal is striking, enduring, and practical - just like your design.
Why Mix Materials in Architectural Design?
Think about high-end culinary experiences. Do the chefs stick with similar ingredients and play it safe? Do their dishes have just one flavor, one quality, one temperature, or one texture?