Airport Architecture Ready for Takeoff: New Design Horizons with Metal Fabric

August 07, 2020 | News

Cambridge, MD – Modern airport architecture is both challenging and prestigious. With rapidly increasing passenger numbers – 4.1 billion transported worldwide in 2017 alone – architects and designers of these high-profile projects are adapting to visitors’ needs by tailoring amenities and design accordingly. In the competition for attracting air travelers, airports are transforming a dated and utilitarian model of transportation to one that is more hospitality-driven, with sophisticated design and a full range of passenger offerings.

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CASE STUDY: More Than Meets the Eye

July 31, 2020 | Case Histories

The precast wall, now adorned with a robust sail of etched metal fabric, provides graphics, signage and branding that conceals the transformer and provides a glamorous welcome to the airport’s highly trafficked route.

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GKD-USA Promotes Dale Payne to Chief Engineer

July 23, 2020 | News

GKD-USA, the leading provider of woven metal fabric for architectural solutions, has promoted Dale Payne to Chief Engineer.

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New CEU Discusses Expanding Design Capabilities of Architectural Metal Fabric

June 23, 2020 | News

GKD-USA’s newest CEU is an informative and engaging discussion that offers insights into the latest, most innovative applications of architectural metal mesh. The on-demand course, which was recorded during a live webinar event, is worth AIA continuing education credit, 1LU/HSW.

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