2004 I.D.E.A.S. Awards

Bridge Crossings No. 19: Fabrication Drawings
By Conn Abnee
Electronic distribution, review and approval of steel bridge fabrication drawings is gaining acceptance.

Concrete Plank Products

Field Goals
By Joseph Burns, P.E., S.E., FAIA, and David McLean
Chicago's new Soldier Field tackles complex geometry and construction constraints in the NFL's fastest stadium construction.

Making Waves
By Louis R Pounders, FAIA, Adam T. Brown and Beth S. Pollak
A new park on the Mississippi River in Tunica County, MS features a visitors center and a floating dock that make extensive use of exposed HSS. (Cover photo courtesy Tom Fox and SWA Group)

Up and Away
By Beth S. Pollak
This private club for jet owners in Scottsdale, AZ, features 200'-long plate girders and 80' steel cantilevers.

Waterfront Winner
By James O'Callaghan
The David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh used a cable-stayed design to create the largest clean-span convention space in the U.S.