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Zinc, an unexpected material for transparency
  Zinc, an unexpected material for transparency Using metal rather than glass to give transparency to the building envelope: a contradiction in terms? Architects are increasingly using metal, a dense opaque material, to create more sophisticated forms of transparency with a play on meshes, textures and wall-mounted envelopes.

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Extreme Zinc Saga: VMZINC on the roof of the World!
  Extreme Zinc Saga: VMZINC on the roof of the World! Is zinc compatible with extreme cold, heavy snow cover….and 7.8 magnitude earthquakes?

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The return of ornamentation in architecture: for what purpose? To express what?
  The return of ornamentation in architecture: for what purpose? To express what? Wariness regarding ornaments began at the start of the 20th century.

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