Metal

No-Limit Panels

Mar 25, 2017No Comments

3D sheet metal panels Rubber pad–based metal forming is a technique developed by the aerospace industry. Metaalwarenfabriek Phoenix applies this technique to manufacture double curved

Photo-Engraved Aluminum

Mar 25, 2017No Comments

Aluminum panel with permanent photographic transfer The focus of Intaglio Composites is the art of photographic transfer to materials. The company has developed a new,

Expanding Helicoid

Mar 23, 2017No Comments

Angulated scissor linkage Beginning as a tight cluster, the Expanding Helicoid smoothly expands to fill the spiral staircase of the science museum in which it

Hoberman Arch

Mar 23, 2017No Comments

Retractable arch The Hoberman Arch is a 72-foot-diameter transforming “curtain” composed of two main parts: a matrix of movable panels and a static arch that

Iris Dome

Mar 23, 2017No Comments

Dome-based retractable roof Iris Dome is a retractable roof that opens and closes like the iris of an eye, transforming the space inside smoothly between

Vault-Structured Metal

Mar 19, 2017No Comments

Ultralight patterned metal panels Numerous phenomena can be observed in nature that are the result of controlled self-organization. Bionic vault-structuring is a method to generate

InvariBrush

Mar 19, 2017No Comments

Abrasive polished stainless steel finish InvariBrush is an abrasive polished finish with a deep, rich, uniform texture designed for use in architectural applications. Though similar

Solucent

Mar 19, 2017No Comments

Architectural mesh shading system Solucent is an energy-saving and daylighting mesh shading system for building exteriors and interiors. It was developed by Cambridge Architectural to

Reynobond with Kevlar

Mar 17, 2017No Comments

Kevlar-coated aluminum composite panel The devastating power of hurricanes has had a memorable impact in recent years, and damage caused by windborne debris has destroyed

Emergent Surface

Mar 17, 2017No Comments

Linear adaptive shading system Based on new technologies for adaptive building skins, Emergent Surface is a wall that continuously reconfigures itself–portions selectively disappear and reappear.