Sleek and modern without being distracting, the Cor-ten steel
wall (left) acts as a break in the garden and leads the way toward the house.
It is made of COR-TEN steel
, specially designed to develop an initial layer of rust which then protects the remaining steel from further corrosion.
The 20-metre Guardian memorial towers over the site of the former colliery where the tragedy occurred, and is constructed from more than 20,000 strips of Cor-Ten steel
The museum building itself, a modern icon with its Cor-Ten steel
spirals enveloping box-shaped concrete galleries, is a good introduction for visitors.
Designed and fabricated in Winnipeg, the wall will be manufactured of a thin weathering steel alloy called Cor-Ten steel
, pixellated with thousands of tiny holes which, when backlit, produce an image that seems to move along the wall, which has effectively become a screen.
Among the most unusual options were the wood-burning pits made of Cor-Ten steel
, which is designed to weather over the years to a rust-colored patina.
Originally constructed of Cor-Ten steel
and single pane glass with a rubber gasket system, the exterior had deteriorated and was riddled with air and water infiltration issues.
Taking its cues from the industrial spirit that permeates the still working dockland surroundings, new parts are executed in dark timber, glass and tough Cor-Ten steel
Whether in Cor-Ten steel
or polished welded bronze, their shapes recall the historic struggles, aspirations and achievements embedded in the African American experience, from slavery through the Civil Rights Era to the election of the first American president of acknowledged African descent in the United States.
Another favourite is the lighting/public art category with possible contenders including the recasting of artwork in Belgrade Plaza, called Two Sides of a Woman, the cor-ten steel
panels that form a new addition of the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum and new plaques at Callice Court in Far Gosford Street.
Page 194, from top: Robert Indiana, Ahava (Love), 1977, Cor-Ten steel
, 11'6" x 11' 3 1/2" x 6'.
threading hi-rise grids of Cor-Ten steel
, I'd feel my grip, in that