Four at the Fore
By Richard B. Garlock, P.E.
The first tower to open at the original World Trade Center site, 4WTC maximizes its space and views with creative column construction.

First on the Block
By David J. Odeh, S.E., P.E.
An efficient framing scheme drives a Boston high-rise to become one of the first major residential towers in an up-and-coming neighborhood.

Picking up the Slack
By Shaun Walters, P.E., Garrett Mifsud, S.E., and Eric Lehmkuhl, S.E.
Engineers for a new office building in downtown San Diego turn to trusses to tackle a transfer tribulation.

Considering Corrosion
By Steven A. Sebastian, P.Eng.
Details that take corrosion into account can minimize horizontal surface areas where debris and moisture collect, increase drainage and shorten wetting cycles—thus increasing the overall service life of a structure.

Flying Over the Floodway
By Brenda Foree, P.E.
Wichita’s two new flyover bridges meet the demands of worsening traffic as well as necessary waterway access.

Improved and New
By Alyssa Fee, S.E.
A suburban Chicago high school improves its swimming facility via new framing and spot reinforcement of existing framing.

From Pellet to Plate
By Clare Terpstra and Corey Aumiller
A step-by-step look at the production of flat steel.

Brace Yourself
By Larry S. Muir, P.E., and William A. Thornton, P.E., Ph.D.
AISC Design Guide 29 provides a new resource for analyzing and designing vertical bracing connections.

Crude Effects
By Rick Kuhn and John Cross, P.E.
The price of oil has a much broader impact than simply on the price of gas.