At the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, SHoP Architects went all the way to Washington state to consult with Dissimilar Metal Design on its weathered steel façade. With over 30 years of experience within the science and art of natural weatherization, they were the best choice to help realize the look that the architect was looking for. On episode 1 on Performance Spaces, SHoP principal, Gregg Pasquarelli explained how the panels on the façade were aged prematurely in a warehouse before installation.
You can learn more about the company and their projects at www.dmd-world.com
Check out this cool time lapse video of the construction process at the Barclay Center.