New AISC "Designing with Structural Steel - A Guide for Architects"
"Designing with Structural Steel: A Guide for Architects" is a new 80-page technical report from the American Institute of Steel Construction.
The publication provides architects with a primer on engineering basics (bay sizes, column sizes, floor framing depths); finishes, coating, and fire protection for structural steel; sound insulation to achieve STC and IIC ratings; sustainability/resilience; detailing (using structural steel with precast concrete panels, masonry, thin stone veneer panels, and limestone); and "AESS"—architecturally exposed structural steel.
Scott Melnick, SVP at AISC and Editor of Modern Steel Construction, told me that architects with as much as 10-15 years on the job—but who have limited experience with structural steel—could benefit from the publication. The accompanying website has even more information.
Take a chapter at a time and have a lunchtime review with colleagues.