Powder coatings offer excellent performance with a smaller carbon footprint thanks to the lack of VOCs required for processing and application. Instead of using a mixing blade and large vessel to blend raw materials, powder coatings use extruders that combine heat and friction to mix all the components together. The result is a paint in powder form. Everything you want and nothing more.
Disney’s Manhattan headquarters encompasses a city block. Sitting in the Printing District, the building is surrounded by vintage loft buildings. In addition, the neighborhood is full of adaptive reuse. Each building is reused for studio, office, and exhibition spaces. As a result, the over 1 million gross square-foot building is well suited for the modern media giant.
Protective coatings fight deterioration caused by environmental elements, while also reducing maintenance costs and increasing the life of the finish. The design professional will explore different coatings, specifically fluoropolymers, and their benefits. Through this one hour course, we will also learn how next-generation fluoropolymer coating technology exhibits excellent weatherability and environmental advantages. This course will conclude with a brief Q&A.
Commercial architecture serves multiple purposes. These designs often seek to attract new businesses to become tenants or for existing companies to provide essential functioning spaces for staff and visitors. For large businesses, their company headquarters serve as a physical representation of their brand and even mission. While commercial office parks seek to attract leaseholders with contemporary designs that fit a variety of potential industries.
Dynamic architectural buildings are adaptable, responding to their given environments to produce maximum efficiency. These contemporary facades serve more than their functional purpose, they are reactive, highly sustainable, and aesthetically pleasing. The movement of dynamic facades coincides with energy efficiency, allowing architects to create consciously modern designs.