Minimizing Construction Waste: Stainless Steel Supports Sustainability and the Circular Economy

March 07, 2022 | Sustainability

Construction and demolition waste accounts for more than a third of all waste generated in the European Union. The statistic climbs even higher in North America. Fortunately, a paradigm shift is upon us. GKD stainless steel and metal fabric in architectural design and construction is an environmentally responsible and resource-efficient choice.



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Parking Savvy Design: Las Olas Parking Garage

March 07, 2022 | Case Histories

The new 200 East Las Olas Parking Garage, located on Las Olas Boulevard in downtown Fort Lauderdale, serves as an eye-catching gateway to the beach. Compliance with Florida's hurricane codes required the right product that also maintains the original design's sleek aesthetic. They chose GKD's Tigris weave.



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Photo Finish: Dynamic Graphics for TrackTown USA

October 20, 2021 | Case Histories

Marking the centennial celebration of the University of Oregon’s legendary Hayward Field, the stadium was scheduled to become a completely reimagined venue for the Track and Field 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials—an event taking place on the world stage. The design team at Seattle-based SRG Partnership found GKD Metal Fabric could satisfy the exact technical and aesthetic requirements for the Hayward Field project.

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STATEMENT PIECE: GKD mesh wraps floating staircase in dynamic visual warmth

September 13, 2021 | Case Histories

The central meeting place serves an active design cue that showcases a two-story floating staircase which abuts a series of conference rooms, café seating, and an outdoor garden area. The interior designers sought to define the space with a backdrop to activate the central staircase.

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