weathering steel

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weathering steel

A high-strength, low-alloy steel that forms an oxide coating when exposed to rain or moisture, which adheres to the base metal and protects it from further corrosion. See also: Metal
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CAUSEWAYHEAD Conversion of semiderelict farm buildings into two new houses, retention of listed circular horse mill, retention and refurbishment of other existing buildings at land and buildings at Craigton Farm for CowanesTrust; Beacon consisting of gabion benches with timber tops, granite paving and three corten steel interpretation marker posts at land some 225 metres south of Wallace Monument, Hillfoots Road for IFLI.
The County Durham sculptor Ray Lonsdale is replacing the long lost Tursdale War Memorial Statue with an original corten steel sculpture.
Whats new is that the enormous Corten steel boxes are now gaining mainstream popularity as building blocks for affordable homes in a variety of sizes and types.
The corten steel statue was designed by artist Ray Lonsdale and was meant to be a temporary display.
The corten steel sculpture was designed by artist Ray Lonsdale and was only meant to be a temporary display.
The designers said the main body of the museum was conceived as a floating industrial form with the expressed north lights covered in corten steel cladding.
The building has a 10,000 s/f through-block lobby with polished concrete gallery floors, corten steel sculptural elements, wood ceilings and art pieces
The Heritage Wall is made of Corten steel, a weathering alloy of steels that presents a stable patina of rich browns and shadowy grey-blues, which from a short distance reads like natural wood.
The greenery is offset by rich orange tones from colourful tulips and rusty Corten steel accents, which are used in the beds and planters.
The Memorial Spire was erected on May 10th this year and the CorTen steel walls, arranged around the Spire Memorial will record the engraved names of 26,500 men who lost their lives serving in Bomber Command (subject to funding, the remaining 29,073 names will be added in phase two bringing the total listed on the walls to 55,573).
It is built in rusting Corten steel, a tough and robust shell which contains a lining of smooth goldanodised aluminium - a nice analogue for the Jewellery Quarter itself.