Steel Adds Value

May 21, 2009 |

Steel Adds Value

Steel is traditionally associated with high-rise buildings like the

Palazzo, as well as bridges and other structures that demand high strength-to-weight ratios. And for good reason: Steel delivers durability, offers the opportunity for cost savings, and often speeds the plow of large-scale construction.


After reading this article, you should be able to:

? Understand new materials and construction

approaches affecting the specification, design,

and erection of steel structures.

? Describe the various attributes of light-gauge

steel and integrated metal building systems.

? Compare the benefits and drawbacks of various

approaches to structural and finish steel

building systems.

? List typical benefits of steel and metal building

systems for three or more building typologies

or market segments.

View the Steel Adds Value course

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