However, ensuring maximum functionality is not the only key focus here. Since the start of jet-powered air travel at the end of the 1950s, airports have seen rapid and pronounced change. They are no longer merely basic functional transit locations, but have instead developed into representative entertainment areas with luxury shopping facilities and event locations. This multifunctional arena requires both universal and high-performance building materials. The exceptional bandwidth of functional and aesthetic properties it offers makes metallic mesh from GKD – Gebr. Kufferath AG (GKD) an integral part of pioneering airport architecture.
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