More stories about Metal

  • Energy-Efficient Light Fixture From Flux

    Michelle Kaufmann, AIA, partnered with Flux, a Seattle-based industrial design studio, to create Vessel. The snazzy, energy-efficient light fixture comprises a slender, blown-glass cylinder that doubles as a vase and a powder-coated metal base that casts light from both ends.

  • tri this

    Plusone Design + Construction: Aluminum store-front framing from Kawneer North America.

  • a lovely mesh

    Plusone Design + Donstruction: Metal mesh from W.S. Tyler.

  • metal winner

    Kaplan Thompson Architects: When looking for a standing-seam roof, the firm specifies 5V crimp metal roofing from Lancaster, Pa.-based Fabral.

  • sources

    Product information from RADA 2007's winning projects.

  • Metal Magic

    Max Strang Architecture: Modern Masters' Metal Effects is a water-based decorative painting system that can create patinaed and oxidized metal finishes for architectural applications.

  • Foiling Aluminum

    Max Strang Architecture: Galvalume aluminum zinc-coated sheets are lightweight panels that can be used for wall applications.

  • inside sliders

    Kevin Defreitas Architects, AIA: Aluminum doors from The Sliding Door Co.

  • the softer side of steel

    One of the strongest building materials is also a tremendously flexible, decorative spec.

  • delta shelter, mazama, wash.

    Tom Kundig, FAIA, likes concrete and steel because they are indestructible materials, and the fact that many of the parts used in this tiny cabin could be fabricated off site and bolted together quickly and inexpensively.