Activating the Fifth Façade: Enhancing Rooftop Design with High Performance Materials

January 20, 2023

As urbanization continues to increase, living space is at a premium. As a result, outdoor gathering spaces are often sacrificed to make way for more housing units. At the same time, post-pandemic life has shown us the many health, community and wellness benefits to outdoor spaces, making them a highly sought-after amenity. With a lack […]

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New CEU Discusses Expanding Design Capabilities of Architectural Metal Fabric

June 23, 2020

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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The Proven Benefits Of Daylighting On Workers And The Environment

April 5, 2016
There are many benefits produced as a byproduct of incorporating daylighting into an office...
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Metal Fabrics Architect Highlight: Dominique Perrault

March 28, 2016
We imagine it is unusual for an architect to have a particular special interest...
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Flexible Metal Mesh Panels Offer Ultimate Sunshading Benefits To Building In The World’s Sunniest Region

March 22, 2016
The head office of South African National Roads Agency Limited, also known as SANRAL,...
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Dolphin GKD Metal Fabric Used In Extravagant Luxury Store Staircase

March 14, 2016
The philosophy less is more encapsulates the design hallmark of Hollin+Radoske architects from Frankfurt.
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Stainless Steel Mesh From GKD Helps Suspend Single Arch Across A Burnaby, BC Bridge

March 8, 2016
Canadian residents in Burnaby, BC delight in a new stainless steel mesh bridge walkway...
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Three-Dimensional Iconic University Facade Features Movable Mesh Panels

March 1, 2016
The Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is widely acknowledged as one of the...
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Colossal Retail Complex Transforms Moscow’s Economic, Social and Sustainable Climate

February 24, 2016
Retail experts, The Jerde Partnership, who were responsible for the Mall of America and other...
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Brazil Achieves First LEED Gold Certified Public Building With GKD Metal Mesh

February 16, 2016
Brazil is not only gearing up for two major sporting events – the 2014...
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Railway Station Converted Into Stunning Golden Library For Small Town In Germany

February 9, 2016
The German town of Luckenwalde, a 30 min train ride to the capital Berlin,...
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Architects Create Color Changing Light Cube Using GKD Transparent Mesh

February 2, 2016
Commended by the EXPO-jury in the context of the Saar terraces as an exemplary...
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