More stories about Metal

  • Recycled Materials Create Tiles

    Two easily recyclable materials come together in one beautiful tile collection by Erin Adams.

  • 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.