Vertical Integration
By Paul Dannels, AIA, and Mehdi Setareh, P.E., Ph.D.
A Michigan firm creates a unique spatial relationship between its offices and the rest of its facility.

The Cost Equation when Designing for Floor Vibrations
By Linda M. Hanagan, Ph.D., P.E., and Melissa C. Chattoraj
When it comes to selecting floor framing systems for vibration serviceability, consider more than than just structural costs.

Getting the Green Light
By Tamara Alen, S.E.
An attractive, sustainable DMV gives maximum exposure to structural steel.

Innovative Connections, Simple Solutions
By Terry C. Peterson
Three unique glass-and-steel projects achieve success through highly engineered bolt systems.

Quality Corner: 25 Years is Just the Beginning
By Brian Raff
AISC’s certification program has come a long way in 25 years.

59 Tips and More for Economical Design
MSC surveyed six fabrication engineers to find out what designers can do to make their projects more economical.

SteelWise: A Closer Look at Steel Plate Shear Walls
By Jason Ericksen, S.E., and Rafael Sabelli, S.E.
Special plate shear walls are a viable option for many high-seismic designs.

Shape Sense
By Keith A. Grubb, P.E., S.E.
Selecting the right shapes for a project involves a careful balance of strength, serviceability, and availability.

Inclined towards Interoperability
What’s in store for the structural engineering software industry?