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China: Long-Term Performance of Stainless Curtain Wall

Each month, Stainless Solutions from IMOA covers a different stainless steel issue with tips on design and specification, and links to technical resources. This month’s issue will explore the performance of higher-alloyed stainless steel curtain wall applications in China. Pollution, acid rain and airborne particulate levels remain very high in fast-growing economies around the world … Continued

IMOA’s August Stainless Solutions Newsletter

Each month, Stainless Solutions from IMOA covers a different stainless steel issue with tips on design and specification, and links to technical resources. This month’s issue will explore Whole Building Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) in voluntary rating systems and green codes. The World Trade Center site in New York City is an excellent example of … Continued

Meet the Winners of the 2016 Design Challenge!

Metals in Construction Magazine and a Jury of Architects and Engineers Announce the Recipients of $15k in Prize Money for the Most Innovative and Energy-Efficient Redesign of the Façade of 200 Park Avenue

Read the Latest Stainless Solutions from IMOA Newsletter

Each month, IMOA covers a different stainless steel issue with tips on design and specification, and links to technical resources. This month the organization highlights the advantages of second-skin façade weather screens.

Architectural Record Reviews Kinetic Architecture: Designs for Active Envelopes

(Architectural Record) — Despite its title, Kinetic Architecture is not a book about buildings with components that literally move. Instead, its authors, Russell Fortmeyer and Charles D. Linn (both former editors at Architectural Record), investigate projects with envelopes that dynamically respond—in ways both visible and invisible—to their surroundings in order to modulate the interior environment, conserve energy, and enhance the comfort of occupants.