Steel Frames: Design Studio Case Studies (2006)

The Design Studio Case Studies are presented so that the student may learn by analyzing precedent buildings that employ structural steel aesthetics and creative applications. The three buildings presented in this module have won AISC IDEAS Awards. They represent a wide variety of scales, materials, and tectonic expressions. The projects presented include a 7,500 S.F. house in Houston, TX; a 37,000 S.F. river park comlpex along the Mississippi River; and a 30,000 S.F. complex at Iowa State University that includes a conservatory and butterfly house.