Steel Construction and Products
Calling all emerging architects. Don’t miss out on your chance to enter the $20,000 Forge Prize....read more
Inpro’s Fireline 140 fire barrier and Owens Corning’s Foamglas cellular glass insulation are amon...read more
Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...read more
Jin Young Song, AIA, Assistant Professor at University at Buffalo, and Founder of DIOINNO Architecture PLLC, demonstrates his SIMS (Snap-Interlock Module System) design concept, which took the $20,000 Grand Prize in the 2019 Forge Prize competition. Photo courtesy AISC
This annual steel design competition will recognize three Finalists ($10,000 each) and one Grand...read more
The Heights & Areas Calculator, developed by the International Code Council, the American Wood Council, and WoodWorks, is based on provisions in the 2006 to 2015 editions of the International Building Code.
A free app that calculates the maximum allowable heights and areas for buildings of various occup...read more
New AISC "Designing with Structural Steel - A Guide for Architects"
A "baker's dozen" of structural steel projects have earned recognition in the 2019 Innovative Des...read more
In downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, a steel and glass tower gives rise to a dramatic cantile...read more
Independent studies suggest the construction industry could lose nearly 30,000 jobs as a result o...read more
A blend of custom designed elements along with standard rolled sections worked together to complete the architectural expression of the daylit terminal and the open and airy concourse. Photo credit: Tim Griffith
The facility boasts a new landside Central Terminal and the new 19-gate airside Concourse B, whic...read more
AESS steel columns at Lee Hall III, Clemson University, designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners with McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Photo: Courtesy SOM / Scott Frances Photography
Advances in R&D are fostering new forms of structural and aesthetic steel.
Lamar Station Classroom for Urban Farming, Lakewood, Colo. Photo: Jesse Kuroiwa
The annual awards program, sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction, honors the...read more
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The American Institute of Steel Construction contends that the steel industry is a “world leader”...read more
Steel also has certain advantageous traits in terms of economics and sustainability, says Michael...read more
Rendering courtesy of Forbes Massie/ Heatherwick Studio
The installation is designed by British architect Thomas Heatherwick and will be the centerpiece...read more
The Rutgers University School of Business won a National Award for Projects $15 million to $75 million in the 2016 IDEAS2 awards
Held annually by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), the IDEAS2 award...read more
Winter Construction is part of the Star family, and their new 8300 sf brewery and tasting room is...read more
Not having a complete understanding of what the steel line is can affect the building process, ca...read more
Photo: Alan Lam/Creative Commons.
Updates 2007 edition; includes five comprehensive design examples.
Rendering © Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
The hat truss-supported office tower was topped off in January, rising 25 stories above the Salt...read more
The updated version of the 2016 AISC Code of Standard Practice is now available.
American Institute of Steel Construction seeks input on standard update.
The University of Oregon's Hatfield-Dowlin Football Performance Center earned a Merit Award for the design and structure of the facility. Image: Jeremy Bittermann
Calatrava's soaring Innovation Science and Technology Building at Florida Polytechnic University...read more
One challenge required onsite bending of CFA panels for the curved portion of the facility. Photo courtesy of Metl-Span.
The goal from the beginning was to construct an energy efficient building with insulated metal pa...read more
Construction input prices were down in January, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Prices for other materials were also down on both a monthly and yearly basis.
The decline in oil and petroleum prices finally showed up in the produce price index data, accord...read more
Photo: Thester11 via Wikimedia Commons
Research at Case Western Reserve University has found that buildings that rock during an earthqua...read more
Two instructors and a doctoral student of the Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology at Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea, make up the team behind the discovery. Photo: Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology/Wikimedia Commons
The new alloy makes steel as strong as titanium.
Few colleges or universities have embraced prefabrication more wholeheartedly than Valparaiso (In...read more
Demountable structural steel assemblies would be a greener way to make use of steel in the constr...read more