Category Archives: Metal

Progressive Material Choices

For my last & final post for this class, I thought up different ideas to post about but decided it would be in my best interest to write about my research paper. Ultimately, I am researching through different examples of

Progressive Material Choices

For my last & final post for this class, I thought up different ideas to post about but decided it would be in my best interest to write about my research paper. Ultimately, I am researching through different examples of

Re: Architecture In A Can

A few years ago an article by TIME magazine popped up on my radar: “Old Shipping Containers Are New Housing Trend.” At the time I read the article I thought how cool and innovative an idea it was. There is

Re: Architecture In A Can

A few years ago an article by TIME magazine popped up on my radar: “Old Shipping Containers Are New Housing Trend.” At the time I read the article I thought how cool and innovative an idea it was. There is

RE: Architecture In A Can

The previous post started with a statement meant to be provocative, which was, “Who would have ever thought of re-using old shipping containers for anything other than its intended purpose of storage?”.  The author then goes on to highlight shipping

RE: Architecture In A Can

The previous post started with a statement meant to be provocative, which was, “Who would have ever thought of re-using old shipping containers for anything other than its intended purpose of storage?”.  The author then goes on to highlight shipping

Architecture In A Can

Architecture In A Can Who would have ever thought of re-using old shipping containers for anything other than its intended purpose of storage? Shipping container architecture is a form of architecture using shipping containers as the primary structural element because

Architecture In A Can

Architecture In A Can Who would have ever thought of re-using old shipping containers for anything other than its intended purpose of storage? Shipping container architecture is a form of architecture using shipping containers as the primary structural element because

Cor-Ten Steel

In the 1930s, the United States Steel Corporation developed Cor-Ten Steel that was primarily for use in railway coal wagons. The controlled corrosion that is a feature of the material was a welcome by-product of the need for a tough steel

Cor-Ten Steel

In the 1930s, the United States Steel Corporation developed Cor-Ten Steel that was primarily for use in railway coal wagons. The controlled corrosion that is a feature of the material was a welcome by-product of the need for a tough steel

Thermo Bimetal

For years man has been creating or attempting to create things that are better then humanly possible, and with computers this is actually possible. At this point there are few ways, if any in which humans can outdo what technology

Thermo Bimetal

For years man has been creating or attempting to create things that are better then humanly possible, and with computers this is actually possible. At this point there are few ways, if any in which humans can outdo what technology

Copper and Paper Tubes

Two of the materials that I chose for the project were copper and paper tubes. Both of them are very sustainable and recyclable. Copper is 100% recyclable, so when a copper product reaches the entirety of its use, the metal

Copper and Paper Tubes

Two of the materials that I chose for the project were copper and paper tubes. Both of them are very sustainable and recyclable. Copper is 100% recyclable, so when a copper product reaches the entirety of its use, the metal