ACSA/AISC Announce New Competition for Visionary Designs in Steel

Nov. 14, 2018 - AISC has partnered with the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) to establish a new opportunity for emerging design professionals to submit proposals for visionary designs that embrace steel as the primary structural component. You'll have the opportunity to win up to $20,000! The Stage One deadline for submitting a design proposal is January 16, 2019.

U.S. Air Force Academy Center for Character and Leadership Development Wins Steel Design Award

Nov. 9, 2018 - The United States Air Force Academy’s Center for Character and Leadership Development (CCLD), Colorado Springs, Colo., has earned national recognition in the 2018 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2). In honor of this achievement, members of the project team will be presented with awards from AISC during a ceremony to take place at the building on Tuesday, November 13.

Ronald D. Ziemian Named 2019 T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award Winner

Oct. 22, 2018 - The 2019 winner of the $15,000 AISC T.R. Higgins Award is Ronald D. Ziemian, a professor at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pa. Ziemian is recognized worldwide for his expertise in structural stability and his uncanny ability to take an incredibly complex topic and make it understandable to everyone from undergraduates to experienced structural engineers.

New AISC Design Guide Focuses on Curved Steel Design

Oct. 11, 2018 - Despite the widespread use of curved structural steel members, detailed guidance relative to U.S. design practice is scarce. AISC’s new Design Guide 33: Curved Member Design brings all of the latest information on curved members into a single document that is compatible with the 2016 AISC Specification for Structural Steel Buildings.

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