Going Deep
By Christopher Crilly, P.E., and Mark J. Tamaro, P.E.
Top-down construction, supported by steel, facilitates Washington, D.C.’s deepest building.

Music City Masterpiece
By Donald E. Yarbrough, Bill P. Hanson and Edwin A. McDougle
A curvaceous new convention center in Nashville evokes the city’s musical prowess and natural setting.

Reading Between the Lines
By Annie Vodenicharska, Derek Barnes and Stephen Capone
A new library in East Boston is the focal point of a park that sits between a residential neighborhood and the waterfront, with the idea of bringing both together.

Holding Down the Fort
By Craig Alexander, S.E., P.E.
A new facility in Ft. Wayne, Ind., tends to the city’s growing public transit needs.

Urban Oasis
By Jonathan Hamann and Richard Moon, AIA
Long-span trusses frame the entry to a new ambulatory center in South Boston.

Game Time
By Paul Dannels, FAIA, and Anders Sjorgen, P.E.
Early steel procurement, point-cloud modeling and phased detailing team up for a big win in the speedy expansion of Michigan’s basketball arena.

Courting Nature
By Tammy Jow and Peter J. Maranian, S.E.
A new courthouse in the San Joaquin Valley community of Madera looks to the mountains for inspiration.

Bolts on the Fly
By Erin Criste
AISC’s new mobile bolt app can help you find the right bolt assembly for the job, wherever you are.

Seismic Upgrade
By Cynthia J. Duncan and Leigh Arber, P.E.
A brief overview of what’s new in the 2nd Edition AISC Seismic Design Manual.

So Where Does All That Steel Go?
By John Cross, P.E.
A look at how structural steel is used on a state-by-state basis.

Hammer Time
A Florida structural engineer and university professor designs with and teaches steel for work—and slings it for fun.