Architect Highlight: Stantec, Engineering, Consulting & Design

June 21, 2016 | Beyond The Weave

Stantec is an international design firm operating in over 400 locations across six continents. The company dates back to 1954 where Dr. Don Stanley founded it as a one-person firm. His persistence early on achieved market recognition for the company. Today Stantec is one of the world’s top three design firms; thanks, in part, to a recent merger with MWH Global, Inc.

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Innsbruck Town Hall Stuns City With GKD Metal Mesh Sunscreen and Roof Facade

June 20, 2016 | Projects

Textile structures are like a skin which constantly changes. They can be used to dress buildings as well as people, optically enshrouding them almost completely from view, and then revealing them in novel and surprising forms. This is one of the leitmotifs in French star architect Dominique Perrault's use of stainless steel wire mesh and also one of the core dimensions of his first large-scale project in Austria using this material: the Town Hall Gallery in Innsbruck - a modern administrative center in the heart of the city with galleries, shops, a congress hotel and restaurants surrounded by extensive gardens.

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GKD Woven Metal Ceiling Contributes to Modern Environment

June 13, 2016 | Projects

A metal mesh system for a ceiling is a unique choice for a building. That’s why the new workspace for ValueAct Capital, a prominent investment management company located in San Francisco, stands out with GKD metal fabric specified in the ceiling.

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Mediamesh Contrasts The Old With The New At The Duomo In Milan

June 06, 2016 | Projects

It makes sense that the fifth largest Christian church in the world, the Piazza del Duomo, would also be the forum for Europe’s largest media façade. The famous Italian gothic-style cathedral spans an area of an entire city block. Milan is a cultural center that serves as a destination for thousands of visitors and local residence. With renovations going on over several years the city center needed a proper solution to the construction work in progress.

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