Is a North American stone, or an imported one, the right choice for a project? Many times, an international stone is selected based on price, but designers must take many other factors into consideration.
Specifiers can use the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA’s) standards as a guide to select the proper finish for architectural aluminum to meet a project’s performance and durability requirements.
Metal ceilings can provide effective acoustical control along with eye-catching aesthetics, making them a versatile and functional design element. However, the panels must be perforated and backed with a sound-absorbent liner.
City authorities continue to seek out innovative ways to design public transportation systems that are not only comfortable for commuters, but are also durable and sustainable enough to stand up to the burgeoning ridership. Flooring systems are one way specifiers can bring comfort, sustainability, and high-impact design to public transportation.
Every day, new product options are introduced into the marketplace as manufacturers attempt to create the best tools for design challenges. Architectural film finishes provide a strong solution for individuals looking to create an immediate impact.