More stories about Metal

  • solar umbrella, venice, calif.

    Sure, this solar-powered house costs almost nothing to run. But what most impressed the judges was its thoughtful site analysis and the way the landscape slips in and out of the house.

  • Metal Medley

    Semple Brown Design: Metecno-Morin's metal products

  • right to the end

    Marmol and Radziner refine the art and craft of design/build. The two of them thrive on interaction—with clients, with colleagues, with the public, and with their own staff. Which works out well, because running perhaps the most sophisticated residential design/build firm in the country leaves...

  • holey rail

    graybeal architects: McNichols' perforated metal comes in various hole patterns, gauges, materials, and sizes. In this case, architect Doug Graybeal incorporated it into a stair rail.

  • the other side of siding

    I like wool, silk, and cotton, exterior cladding materials such as cedar, stucco, and brick have stood the test of time and fashion. But they aren't the only fabrics in the sewing box.

  • Winning Metals

    New-look metal roofing offers a broad range of styles, reliable performance, and easy installation.

  • Withers Residence, Accokeek, Md.

    Judges chose as project of the year a modest structure covered in asphalt shingles and corrugated metal, built for a bargain $80 a square foot.

  • copper tone

    CopperPlus combines the strength, light weight, and affordability of a stainless steel core with real copper that will patina naturally as it ages.