Understanding Architectural Metal Work

Architectural metal works is a discipline of metal working that integrates metal work with architectural structures. It gives form to design inspirations and possibilities, transforming the look and feel of residential and commercial spaces. From the iconic art deco exterior of the Chrysler building in Midtown Manhattan to the stainless steel and glass staircase inside a plush, contemporary home in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, examples of architectural metal work abound in NYC.

We have come to imagine ‘metal-fabrication’ as the building of metal structure, mostly in an industrial setting, and perhaps, with little scope for customization and aesthetics. Architectural metal work is a lot more than that, focused on crafting visually-striking and functional components and structures in homes, offices, buildings, stores, restaurants, to name some. Think of it as creating magic with metal or bringing your design vision to life.

Metal fabrication depends, in large part, on the family and grade of metal used in production. Commonly fabricated metals include steel, iron, magnesium, aluminum, copper and nickel, each having their own different grades. The advantages of metal fabrication are widely understood.


High strength: Metal grades are stronger, harder and more durable than plastic. As such, they provide good strength and stability to architectural designs.

Heat resistance: Metals have a higher melting point, and are less likely to degrade at high temperatures.         

Versatility: Metal can be fabricated using a range of processes, including casting, welding, forging, deep drawing, chipping and soldering.

Affordability: Metal is a more cost-effective option in long-term or high volume production runs. It is possible to transfer this cost advantage to customers.


Architectural metal work takes it up several notches by providing solutions for integrating horizontal and vertical planes. Architectural metal work allows us to create expressive designs with a high degree of customization and personalization.  It enables flexibility in shape and form to accommodate functional yet aesthetic structures for use in Commercial and Residential properties, meeting the requisite acoustic requirements of NYC homes and commercial establishment. It also lets us explore sustainable design choices to meet personal or corporate goals and ensuring durable structures that endure.


Exceptional design solutions from Serett Metalworks

Serett is a trusted provider of custom metal fabrication solutions exceeding the design expectations of our New York City clients. We build components in residential and commercial buildings, and interior design structures, with specialization in and high demand for theme pieces. Whether you want a minimalistic or an intricate design, we can deliver the highest standards of craftsmanship and creative flair.

We build components in residential and commercial buildings and structures. Serett is more effective for you in the theme pieces and sections of your building that need to stand out with design and craftsmanship and minimal engineering that leaves you asking questions. 

We work with leading builders, architects, and contractors to provide architectural metal fabrications that have enhanced a myriad of buildings in New York City. We work with all kinds of metals and we are capable of using finishes on metals in mirrored surfaces as well as brushed, satin, mirror, painted, enameled, and personalized finishes.