2022 Seismic Provisions for Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Structural Steel Buildings Available for Public Review

A draft of the 2022 edition of the AISC Seismic Provisions for Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 342) is now available for public review and comment. The standard will provide provisions to be used with ASCE/SEI 41 for the seismic evaluation and retrofit of existing structural steel buildings. July 6, 2021

Emerging Architects: Get the Industry Recognition You Deserve--and Win $15,000!

“The Forge Prize is a unique opportunity to experiment with a conceptual design without limits in scope or complexity--the sky really is the limit here,” said Houston-based AISC Structural Steel Specialist Alex Morales, Associate AIA, EDAC, LEED Green Assoc. “It provides a structure and a sandbox for emerging architects to play with what’s possible in steel.” June 9, 2021

AISC Announces 2021 Student Steel Bridge Competition Winners

More than a thousand student engineers at 102 colleges and universities around the country pulled off a remarkable feat this year: They safely participated in the American Institute of Steel Construction’s Student Steel Bridge Competition, either competing from their own campuses with a fabricated and constructed physical bridge, entering a design-only Supplemental competition, or both. June 4, 2021

2022 Code of Standard Practice Available for Public Review

The 2022 edition will include a new chapter that compiles fabrication and erection tolerances, revised criteria for AESS members, and new requirements for contract documents that cannot be omitted as specific instructions to the contrary. It also has expanded guidance on erector means and methods and access holes, preferred material specification, and updated tolerance figures. June 1, 2021

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