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‘The Approachable City’ wins American Institute for Architects 2018 Design Competition

The public art installation, designed by Parasoleil and Future Wife,  comes to NYC for the institute’s conference June 21-22  Media contact: Anna Gebhardt 303-589-4524 anna@parasoleil.com Denver, Colo. – June 7, 2018 – The winning design for the public art installation sponsored by the American Institute for Architects is...

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Parasoleil introduces new pattern tool for custom metal cladding and overhead shade

Parasoleil introduces new pattern tool for custom metal cladding and overhead shade ‘Project Creator’ includes structural guidance, live quoting, and customizing control for architects Media contact: Anna Gebhardt FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 303-589-4524 anna@parasoleil.com Denver, Colo. – May 18, 2018 – Parasoleil has created a new...

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Parasoleil is not Unique in Bridging Architecture with Nature

Parasoleil is constantly inspired by timeless design along with the new breath of fresh ideas that challenge our notions of what is best in the built environment. In our attempt to define what we do, to give purpose to our daily work and an understanding of what we do best, we have realized that we hold a unique place in architectural design. We...

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In-House Structural Analysis for Decorative Metal Panels

Decorative metal panel manufacturers are called upon, now more than ever before, to solve architectural solutions for exterior facades, screening, and overhead shade. These panels can be raw metals, made to rust, ornamental blacksmith work for artistic railings, or systems of panels designed to be installed easily and last as part of the architect...

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Powder Coats Provide a Larger Palette of Industrial Finish Options

Decorative metal panels filter light and create spaces that change throughout the day, but the finishes that are applied to the panels make the panels long-lasting and help to complement the rest of the project’s design aesthetic. Paints add to labor-intensive lead times or often drip before they dry, and prefinished sheet goods don’t allow for cu...

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Parasoleil’s Design Philosophy Demonstrates the Intersection of Engineering and Art

Architecture is often described in its purest sense as a dynamic balance of engineering and art. Does form follow function, or is it the other way around? When to prioritize engineering concerns over aesthetics, and when should aesthetics be the driver? It may seem that the two concepts are mutually exclusive, however, experienced design profess...

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Project Highlight: Mariposa VII

Parasoleil Combines Beauty and Function for Denver Redevelopment Project The Mariposa Phase VII, the final phase of the South Lincoln HOPE VI redevelopment project in Denver, is a 7-story apartment building with units reserved for the use of both senior and disabled persons. Part of one of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods, and bordering the Santa Fe...

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Why You Should Transform Your Space in 2018

Generic is Out. Memorable is In.For the past few years, the world surrounding us has become increasingly more generic and dull. Developers will only create four to five “looks” for homes being built in the trendy new community on the other side of town. The buildings composing our cityscapes are also starting to all look the same. The offices that...

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Throwing some shade for summer AND winter

How Landscaping For Shade Reduces Energy CostsEnergy efficiency: it’s good for sustainability, and great for the pocketbook. To cut energy consumption, environment and budget conscious homeowners are turning to windows with Low-E coatings that provide superior insulation. And developers are constructing houses using high performance composite plast...

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Project Creator: Parasoleil's latest design tool innovation

The New Project Creator Platform Offers Users a Custom ExperienceWhen it comes to decorative panels for shade, screening, railing, and cladding, creative professionals and homeowners alike turn to Parasoleil. Our unique line of architectural metal panels that filter and sculpt light are specially engineered to withstand the elements, while adorning...

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