Above All, Art
By Bret Lizundia, SE
Precision structural design meets inspired architecture to create an art museum topped with a complex canopy that is itself an inspiring steel sculpture.

Stemming from Smart Design
By Pete Dean, PE
Spacing and budget challenges become opportunities and learning experiences in a new Texas STEM school, thanks to structural ingenuity.

Matching Metal
By Reese Rowland, FAIA
Caterpillar’s main Arkansas outpost puts all its steel on display in a nod to the equipment it manufactures.

A Bridge Forward
By Frank Russo, PE, PhD
Wind, fatigue, field splice, stud spacing and bolted connection design changes are among the several updates affecting steel bridges in the new edition the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications.

Hands-On Education
By Gustavo Cortés, PE, PhD
A comprehensive lab experience in school can get students off to a better start in  their careers.

Structural Integrity—and Reorganization 
By Ramon Gilsanz, SE, PE, Sanaz Saadat, PE, PhD, Steven J. Fenves, PhD,  Arvind Goverdhan, PhD,  Jerome F. Hajjar, PE, PhD, and Carlo R. Lini, PE
A look at some of the major changes to design requirements, including new structural integrity provisions, in the 2016 Specification.

Behind the Curtain 
By John Cross, PE
The ninth SteelDay continues the tradition of enlightening designers, builders, students and others with the ins and outs of the structural steel industry—in the midst of what might be a major shift in the construction market.