While the Medical Faculty Teaching and Training Building at nRhenish-Westphalian Technical University was in concept, A. Frauenrath BauConcept GmbH and architects from SOP had a mission that was two-fold. They needed to address the high functional demands of the space while treating it like flagship project in terms of design. To help achieve this functional, artistic mission, the team turned to GKD and their OMEGA 1520 woven metal mesh.
For the seventh year in a row, GKD has partnered with the Rescue Fire Company of Cambridge, Maryland for their Annual Toy Drive. This year, the fourteen children chosen include seven boys and seven girls ranging in age from toddler to 14. The gifts, some specific some generic, are donated by GKD employees and placed under the company Christmas tree until the Cambridge Volunteer Fire Company collects them. Santa riding on the fire truck then delivers the presents to the local children.
The Oval Cricket Ground – also known as The Oval or Kia Oval – is one of the world's best-known cricket stadiums. Since it was built in the London suburb of Kennington in 1858 it has experienced numerous refurbishments and extensions. When choosing a façade material for the latest extensions, Rolfe Judd Architects, from London, chose around 5,600 square feet of the innovative Tigris Twist metal mesh from GKD.
Metal can be perforated, woven, etched, wrapped, and hung to create elaborate facades that bridge two worlds between art and architecture. From ornate, custom facades to striking sculptures, the material blends elements of design and functionality seamlessly.