From girders to grating, steel has long been a popular, highly recyclable, and relatively inexpensive material for architects, designers, and builders. Here we present some inspired applications, taken from our own archives.
"I've always had this fascination with industrial buildings, and with my work, I’ve been in a lot of steel mills," says designer James Campbell of a Collingwood, Toronto, house he created using salvaged scrap metal. "Plus, I’m a modernist, so the way to combine those things is to build an environment with stuff I’m familiar with." Inside the house, an aluminum bench harmonizes with galvanized-steel walls and a polished concrete floor. Read the full article here.