Mountaintop Marvel
By Mark Kanonik, PE
Lehigh’s new renovated research facility demonstrates steel’s adaptability while also giving students and faculty an attractive, open space for learning and interaction.

Redefining Net Zero
By Dirk Kestner, PE, and Kileigh Shea
A Houston research facility successfully implements a whole-building life-cycle assessment to reduce embodied emissions and push toward a “zero-carbon” building.

Double Impact
By Kara D. Peterman, PhD, Lizhong Wang, Mark D. Webster, PE, James A. D’Aloisio, PE, and Jerome F. Hajjar, PE, PhD
Two research projects at Northeastern University’s STReSS lab shed some light on opportunities to make steel construction more sustainable.

Building (for) the Future
By Luke Johnson, SE, PE
As the vocabulary for earth-friendly buildings increases and lots of buzzwords get thrown around, the most important thing to design for is the future.

Amazingly Affordable
The winning projects in the 19th annual Steel Design Student Competition rethink affordable housing.

Unlisted Materials – Part 2
By Larry S. Muir, PE, and Thomas J. Schlafly
In this second of three articles, we continue the discussion of evaluating unlisted materials based on a list of factors provided in the Commentary to Section A3 of the AISC Specification.
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Hitting New Heights
By Elizabeth McCormick
Seven habits for taking your shop or firm
to new heights.

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