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Bainbridge Island Gateway

Washington Art Museum Development by Coates Design Architects, USA

Jun 4, 2014

Bainbridge Island Gateway Washington

Design: Coates Design Architects

Location: Washington, USA

Bainbridge Island Gateway

Dissimilar Metal Design (DMD) unveils bespoke copper patina façade for the Bainbridge Island Gateway Project using design elements that are contemporary in aesthetic yet stay organically respectful to their environment.

Photographs: Steve Pyle

SILVERDALE, WA – June 4, 2014 – DMD is proud to announce the completion of a bespoke DMD Copper façade used to clad the Bainbridge Island Gateway, a multi use office and retail anchor on Bainbridge Island, WA designed by Coates Design Architects.

Bainbridge Island Gateway

The copper panels were crafted by hand in Silverdale, WA using weatherizing technology developed by DMD. The rustic weathered panels contain a variation of color, which are intended to provide a warm aesthetic to the project, while remaining harmonious with nature. The facade is self-healing, and will continue to age over time, thus staying respectful to the environment of Bainbridge Island.

Bainbridge Island Gateway

The Island Gateway offers an Art Museum and a Children’s Museum which provides access to over 6 million annual ferry riders, and nearly 10,000 annual museum visitors in its first full year of operation.

Bainbridge Island Gateway, Washington

DMD is also known for the creation of the Weathering Steel façade on the exterior of the Barclays Center in New York designed by SHoP Architects.

Bainbridge Island Gateway

About Dissimilar Metal Design

Dissimilar Metal Design (DMD) is an architectural metals company based in Silverdale, WA, founded by Principal Mark Quinlan. DMD’s roots trace to 1981 with the creation and selling of bespoke metal furniture and sculpture commissioning for private collectors. Quinlan has spent the past 30 years dedicating himself to innovating weatherization techniques of metals such as Copper, Bronze, Aluminum, Stainless Steel and Zinc Patinas.

Bainbridge Island Gateway, Washington

Fueled by demand in Korea and Northern Europe, DMD expanded its operations with a new metal weatherization factory in 2006. They specialize in the creation of custom built decorative metal works, and the distribution of architectural panels.

Bainbridge Island Gateway, Washington

For more information on Dissimilar Metal Design, please visit: or email info(at)

Bainbridge Island Gateway, Washington

Bainbridge Island Gateway images / information from Dissimilar Metal Design

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art + Kid’s Discovery Museum, Washington

Location: Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA


Bainbridge Island Buildings

A recent Bainbridge Island property on e-architect:

Bruciato Pizzeria and Bar
Design: Eerkes Architects
Pizzeria and Bar on Bainbridge Island Seattle
photo : Kevin Scott
Pizzeria and Bar on Bainbridge Island

Another Bainbridge Island building on e-architect:

Bainbridge Island Farmhouse
Design: CTA Design Builders, Seattle
Bainbridge Island Farmhouse Washington
photo : Michael Cole
Bainbridge Island Farmhouse

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photo : Tim Griffith
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New Bill & Melinda Gates Center for Computer Science & Engineering at University of Washington in Seattle
photo : Tim Griffith
Bill & Melinda Gates Center for Computer Science & Engineering at University of Washington in Seattle

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