Kreysler & Associates Inc.
501 Green Island Rd.
American Canyon , CA 94503 US
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The big blue bear: Redux
It’s been 12 years since I wrote “Composite Sculpture Bears a Second Look” about the big blue bear sculpture in downtown Denver, CO, US. The project opened my eyes to digital design, and gave me the opportunity to meet the sculptor, Lawrence Argent. Argent passed away last week.
The Grenfell Tower Fire - Let's make sure our architectural composites meet the codes
The devastating and deadly fire in a residential high-rise tower in London on June 14 did NOT involve composite materials as defined by CompositesWorld magazine, our readers and most composite suppliers.
Composites at AIA 2017
The ACMA Architectural Division exhibited its 4th annual Composites Pavilion and 2nd annual COMPOSITES CHALLENGE for architectural students.
Carbon fiber performs aesthetically and structurally
From the informative website called Composites and Architecture, hosted by Kreysler and Associates (American Canyon, CA, US), comes a unique use of carbon fiber strands.
SFMOMA façade: Advancing the art of high-rise FRP
The fabrication and installation of 700+ composite panels has a backstory of detailed design and careful quality assurance.
The building envelope: FRP unitized façades
New composite design reduces framing, simplifies construction and improves performance vs. conventional aluminum-framed glass curtainwalls.
The markets: Construction (2015)
In the building and construction market, adoption of composite building materials has been slow, but "definitions" incorporated into the International Code Council’s (ICC, Washington, D.C.) revised (2009) International Building Code have encouraged architects and contractors to investigate their use, even in exterior, high-rise construction.
AIA 2014 Convention report
The ACMA helps American Institute of Architects launch Composites Pavilion at Chicago convention.
Architectural composites: Rising to new challenges
In North America, Europe, the Middle East and Down Under, architects and engineers are finding composites are a good fit in groundbreaking applications.
The markets: Construction (2014)
Composite materials continue to play an increasingly significant role in building construction, primarily in residential applications.
ACMA COMPOSITES 2013 review
Once again, cautious optimism, an abundance of revealing research and a parade of notable new products are ACMA convention keystones.
“Composites and Architecture” blog
In an effort to publicize architectural composites, Kreysler and Associates Inc. (American Canyon, Calif.) has begun a blog, called “Composites and Architecture” (www.compositesandarchitecture.com).
The building envelope: Betting on the big time
Building code changes and growing architect familiarity feed more frequent composites use in large-scale commercial construction.
Concert hall composites: Acoustic alchemy
Massive composite acoustic structures will reflect and diffuse sound to heighten audio quality in a new high-profile performance space.
Training surge: Too little, too late?
Hands-on programs are aimed at younger students by educators hoping to prevent shortages of composites technicians and engineers.
Water tree: Single complex mold shapes unique composite sculpture
To fabricate a complex design for a lighted sculpture, sculptor Lawrence Argent taps the talents of composites specialists Kreysler and Assoc. (American Canyon, Calif.).
Composites 2010 Product Showcase
The ACMA’s Las Vegas exhibition reflected an industry in recovery.
Residential construction breakthrough: Composites find a home
Composite materials get the go-ahead for an unconventional but code-compliant California house.
COMPOSITES+POLYCON 2009 Showcase
Despite the deepening recession, composites pros returned to the show in its new time slot to explore the wealth of products and services collected here.
Composites help create "ghostly" sculpture of bygone time
Sculptor Lawrence Argent of Argent Studios Ltd. (Denver, Colo. ) recently completed another of his several Denver-area public art installations, an internally illuminated, translucent composite sculpture called Ghost Trolley.
Composite Sculpture Bears A Second Look
"Paperless" design and plug-free moldmaking enable cost-effective scale-up of miniature model to massive monument.