If there is one thing we look forward to each year, it is definitely designEX! And with 2013 being a milestone birthday for the event (25 years!), we can’t wait to see what they’ve got in store.
With the release of BlueScope Steel's next generation ZINCALUME® steel less than four months away, we thought it would be a great time to compare the current ZINCALUME® steel with what is set to be the new standard for steel in the industry.
The Chrysler Building is considered a leading example of Art Deco architecture. The corners of the 61st floor are graced with eagles; on the 31st floor, the corner ornamentation are replicas of the 1929 Chrysler radiator caps. The building is constructed of masonry, with a steel frame, and metal cladding.
Action Sheetmetal & Roofing has custom made perforated aluminium benches for Young Discovers Childcare Centre in Upper Coomera, on the Gold Coast. This outdoor furniture meets the childcare guidelines and also gives the centre a modern look.
If your children are anything like ours, fours days of rain at the end of the school holidays was the last thing we wanted. Luckily, we have a large insulated outdoor entertaining area where the kids could still play and we could keep our sanity.
Solarspan have this clip on youtube. Can you see your family making use of a new outdoor area?
Gold Coast City Council recently announced it is launching a design competition in March 2013 to develop Evandale as the centre of culture for Australia’s sixth largest city, the Gold Coast.
To all our valued customers and suppliers, wishing you a safe and happy Christmas and prosperous New Year.
The 1st of December is just around the corner and it’s time to put up the Christmas tree and decorate!
It’s less than five weeks til Christmas and your patio furniture is looking tired and it may not make another Christmas with the family and pets living in it all summer.
Recently we came across this article from core77 - Architect Doris Kim Sung’s “Metal That Breathes”.
Perforated metals are products in which the holes have been pre punched out.
Perforated metal allowsany image to be stunningly recreated.It is a metal sheet that has been punched with a series of holes to give you a nominated pattern.The metal removed from the sheets are recuperated and recycled to be reused for creating new sheets. The pattern can vary depending on the hole size, distance between holes and the thickness of the material.
Perforated materials have many advantages including: Acoustic performance, Weight reduction, Radiation containment, SeparationHeat dissipation, Transparency, Anti-Skid, Security, Light, Privacy, Ventilation, Architectural Feature, and Sustainability.
There is an impressive variety of possibilities for the use of perforated products, which are found in nearly all branches of industry. Applications include: Interior Design, HVAC, Noise Control, Security Ceilings, Sunscreens, Building Facades, In-Fill Panels, Ceilings, Furnishings, Stair Treads and Risers, Screening and Fencing.
Perforated metal (also known as perforated sheet, stamping plates, or perforated screen) is made through the metal stamping and sheet metal manufacturing process. Sheet metal materials include steel, aluminium, stainless steel, bronze, brass, titanium, and so on.
Y-Care is constructing a further facility adjacent to Melville Place, Nerang. This second project will comprise 51 one-bedroom and 6 two-bedroom units and is expected to for completion in late 2012.