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SOM-designed Chicago Public Library branch, opens to the public

The new Chicago Public Library, West Loop Branch, donated to the city by developer Sterling Bay and designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, is an adaptive reuse project that preserves the building’s industrial character while creating a new cultural and social center for the neighborhood.

NASCC: The Steel Conference

Annual event offers the latest design concepts, construction techniques, and research for steel buildings and bridges. Registration opened in early January for NASCC: The Steel...

Second edition of Welded Connections Design Guide available

The second edition of AISC Design Guide 21: Welded Connections – A Primer for Engineers (DG 21) is now available.

Cold-formed steel framing educational opportunities

Steel industry offers resources for beginners and experienced design professionals. By Roger LaBoube, Ph.D., P.E. Here is a familiar problem: You or one of your employees...

Stronger buildings could delay, but not stop, wildfire destruction alone

California's deadly Camp Fire is now 100 percent contained, but low humidity and strong winds in the state mean that wildfires could strike again. Unfortunately, better building materials and planning can only offer so much protection, says a Purdue University natural hazards engineering expert.

Designing with Structural Steel

2018 NASCC: The Steel Conference proceedings are available free online. More than 130 session recordings from the 2018 NASCC: The Steel Conference in Baltimore are...

DLR Group celebrates groundbreaking of new T3 West Midtown in Atlanta

On May 17, DLR Group’s Workplace Studio celebrated the official start of construction on T3 West Midtown. T3 (which stands for Timber, Transit, Technology) West Midtown provides the richness, character, and warmth of late 1800s heavy timber buildings with the advantages of modern, class-A construction.

NSBA announces 2018 Prize Bridge Award winners

Seventeen steel bridge projects earned national recognition in the 2018 Prize Bridge Awards competition. Conducted every other year by the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA), the Prize Bridge Awards honor significant and innovative steel bridges constructed in the U.S.

CFSEI accepting entries for 2018 awards program through March 30

The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) is accepting entries through March 30, 2018 for its annual awards program, which acknowledges outstanding and innovative cold-formed steel (CFS) framing projects and individuals who have advanced the industry through their significant contributions of time and expertise.
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