AIA Course: Lightweight steel construction for commercial buildings

Earn 1.0 AIA learning unit by taking this free course

January 12, 2009 |



This free AIA/CES course from Building Design+Construction covers the latest trends, technologies, and approaches to structural steel buildings, including lightweight steel and metal building systems.

What you will learn

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.

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