When it comes to exterior-use architectural and protective coating technologies, the in-depth science and the creation of performance standards behind the beauty is incredible. Polymer resins, pigments, and additive technologies have advanced throughout the years, challenging the governing associations to set the bar even higher for what truly means ‘high performance in construction.’
The coil and extrusion coatings industry is committed to developing products offering increased corrosion performance and do not contain the Red List materials. While a comprehensive and cost-effective solution remains elusive, the industry is working to resolve these issues.
A winner of the 2019 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Award for Regional and Urban Design, the $74-million Pike Place MarketFront addition to the landmark market in Seattle, Washington, represents a critical link between the historical district and several future developments along the waterfront.