News and blog posts in the ‘Facades’ category
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Project report: Squire and Partners ‘Kingwood’ brickworkBrad Turner. June 16, 2017.
A project demonstrating a synthesis of traditional craftsmanship and contemporary digital fabrication techniques to establish a modern vernacular; Materials Council was tasked by Squire and Partners to find a manufacturing process and partner that could execute their design of extreme tolerances.
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So Transparent: Crystal Palace reloadedBrad Turner. November 20, 2015.
Zaha Hadid, Grimshaw and Rogers, Stirk + Harbour are among the shortlisted architects recently selected to put forward designs to recreate London’s iconic Crystal Palace. Materials Council explores the materials and technologies a modern day interpretation could employ.
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Material Match at Surface Design ShowBrad Turner. April 13, 2015.
At Surface Design Show 2015 Materials Council hosted the world’s first materials speed dating event, looking to match lonely designers with the material of their dreams.