The Ministry of Interior in Riyadh
The Ministry of Interior is a building designed by Archisystems Musalli, Shakir, and Mandilli. The building features an interior dome manufactured by Zahner. The Ministry of Interior is located in Riyadh, and is the responsible authority for national security, naturalization, immigration and customs in Saudi Arabia.
The dome was made using structural components manufactured in copper alloy. The project was manufactured in the Kansas City facility at Zahner where the components were crated and shipped to Riyadh for assembly. Due to the sensitive nature of the building, interior photographs are not prohibited, and the finished photographs of the work are not available.
Jakarta Australian Embassy
The Australian Embassy in Jakarta features a number of buildings manufactured in a variety of metal surfaces. The Embassy features an expansive palette of custom Zahner finishes and patinas on high-performance metal alloys.The design by Denton Corker Marshall was the winning entry in limited design competition. The materials reflect not only characteristic colors of the Australian landscape but also convey something of the natural resources and mineral wealth. Each building at the Embassy is clad in a distinct metal, representing Australia’s wealth in these materials: copper, zinc, brass, steel and aluminum.The Australian Embassy complex houses the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and 13 other government departments and agencies. Denton Corker Marshall's design includes a massive complex, covering over 530,000 square feet of space.