24    Serving Veterans
By Ryan Curtis, PE
Historic congressional legislation allowed special funding for the design and construction of a steel-framed ambulatory care center serving the veterans of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa.

32    A Steel "Base-Lift"
By Eric Wheeler, SE, Taylor Dodson, PE, and Stephanie Chiricuta
An ambitious steel-framed rethinking of Willis Tower's ground-level presence was designed to elevate the famed tower's bottom to the status of its top.

40    Building a Community
By Trina Agnello, PE
As a Charlotte community college grows in enrollment, steel helps the campus quickly catch up.

46    Campus Keystone
By Allison L. Lukachik, SE, PE
A new steel structure takes shape, transforming an underused sliver of land and unifying a busy corner of the University of Pennsylvania campus in West Philadelphia.

52    Forging the Future
The final round of AISC's Forge Prize program resulted in three steel-framed visions of the future.

56    2020 Hot Products
Hot offerings from The Virtual Steel Conference.



16    Heavy Lifting
By Chad Fox, SE, PE
An expert provides tips on designing lifting devices for steel erection.

business issues
19    Engaging the C-Level 
By Anne Scarlett
Want to sell services to executives? For starters, move beyond your assumptions.

field notes
22    Lifetime Advocate
Interview by Geoff Weisenberger
Hollie Noveletsky’s experience in the world of geropsychiatry and structural steel fabrication has made her a passionate advocate for the wellbeing of her patients, the business that her father started, and the steel industry as a whole.