Architects Gresham Smith & Partners designed the University of Miami (UM) Bascom Palmer Eye Institute to stand out as a 21st century ophthalmic center, encouraging a balance of performance and aesthetic flair.
The Cedar Grove Transit Center in Minnesota improved its aesthetics, performance, and durability by installing an aluminum plate system. The station expands the original facility with two buildings connected by a skyway bridge.
The effects of corrosion on metal building components range from aesthetically undesirable appearances to hazardous structural conditions. This is particularly the case for masonry buildings constructed in the early 1900s, where unprotected structural steel is often in contact with exterior wall construction.