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Old August 5th, 2017, 05:07 PM   #1
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Building in metal

When building to impress, metal has been the material to go to, be it in the form of copper, iron, lead, gold, steel, aluminium, titanium or other. Metals can are both strong and flexible, long-lasting and modern, shiny and dull, dominating and uplifting.

This thread is for innovative uses of metal and metal-based materials in construction, highlighting constructions made fully or substantially in metal. This also includes discussion on advantages and disadvantages of metal, costs, challenges, and sustainability.



PLANNED THREADS IN BUILDING IN… SERIES

Building in bricks
Building in concrete
Building in glass
Building in grass
Building in metal (this)
Building in mud
Building in plastic
Building in stone
Building in water
Building in wood
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Wikipedia has an article, Copper in architecture






Copper panels give a flame-like appearance to Museum of Fire in Poland


SHoP architects completes conjoined american copper buildings in new york

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