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: Telling Stories Through Science

May 13, 2020 | Case Histories

Morphogenesis is the first installation that connects user interaction with a large-scale Mediamesh platform. Based on Alan Turing’s theory of Morphogenesis, which describes how spots and stripes manifest in nature, users of Morphogenesis interact with a generative algorithm by manipulating parameters via a touchscreen at the building’s main entrance.



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Draw Attention and Transform Buildings into a Media Icon with GKD Mediamesh

September 13, 2017 | Sustainability

As the leading provider of woven metal fabric for architectural solutions worldwide, GKD has spent two decades innovating and perfecting transparent media façade technology. The result is Mediamesh®, a stainless steel wire mesh interwoven with LED lights that can transform any building into a dynamic, vivid experience of communication. Learn more in our latest blog post.

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Transforming Educational Façades with MediaMesh™

July 28, 2017 | Projects

Dynamic, interactive façades work well in large-scale applications and can cover sizable existing surfaces while decreasing the use of electricity compared to traditional electronic billboards. Plus, thanks to a high level of transparency, these façades allow for natural daylight and ventilation to reach the buildings surface.

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