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.
Extreme Zinc Saga: VMZINC on the roof of the World! Is zinc compatible with extreme cold, heavy snow cover….and 7.8 magnitude earthquakes?
The return of ornamentation in architecture: for what purpose? To express what? Wariness regarding ornaments began at the start of the 20th century.