2004 Hot Products
Read about some of this year's hottest products in the Editors' Choice and People's Choice Hot Products Awards.

Adapt & Re-use
By Peter Wilk Structural steel met the triple challenges of time, space, and budget during the renovation and adaptive re-use of this vintage New York City townhome.

Music in the Park
By A. Abdelrazaq, P.E., S.E., H. Iyengar, P.E., S.E., C. Rockey, S.E.
The newest addition to Chicago's lakefront is an outdoor performance venue featuring Frank Gehry's signature curving metal panels and a large-scale HSS trellis. (148 KB)

Play Ball!
By Jeffrey D. Wells, P.E., S.E.
Playful structural steel elements and urbanist design make Hammons Field in Springfield, MO a popular new venue for America's favorite pastime. (127 KB)

Show Stopper
By Jaime E. Vasquez, P.E.
Innovative engineering and structural steel combined to provide nearly 1 million sq. ft of exhibit space with 180' clear spans for the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

Welding Wisdom
By Mike Flagg and Doug Krebs
Learn how to purchase consumables for welding under current FEMA 353 guidelines for steel moment-frame construction in seismic applications.

What's Cool in Steel
MSC's editorial staff has pulled together a list of this summer's coolest folks, trends, structures, and more.