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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Metal Fabrics Architect Highlight: NBBJ Design

December 27, 2016 | Projects

NBBJ merits recognition for their unyielding commitment to designing energy efficient buildings. As part of our architecture, engineering and design highlight series we are featuring the award-winning, internationally renowned architects at NBBJ. Interestingly, the firm was founded in 1943 and was originally known as Naramore, Bain, Brady and Johanson, later changing their name to their combined initials.

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Metal Mesh For Cult Stadium Boosts Safety and Aesthetics at the Oval Cricket Ground

December 13, 2016 | Case Histories

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.

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GKD Mediamesh Aids BMW Brand Experience Center In Shanghai Showcase Transparency

December 06, 2016 | Projects

The architects at WTL Design, with the help of BMW Building Design Senior Manager, Nicholas Ott, designed the BMW Brand Experience Center in Shanghai using a minimalistic approach. The project marks the first use of GKD’s Mediamesh technology in China. The stunning glass and white design evokes transparency, both in the building itself and the brand’s identity. The 21,500 square foot building utilizes interior Mediamesh screens that are visible from the outside, thanks again to the transparent glass façade.

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