26   Teaming Up
By Matthew Fahrenbach, PE
An integrated team approach was the right prescription for an expansion to the country’s first teaching hospital.

36   Come Together
By Laura Prendergast
A new addition to Denver Health’s urban medical campus brings together more than 20 specialty clinics under one roof, employing a first-of-its-kind steel solution for Colorado.

40   Capital Canopy
By David Himelman and Erich Oswald, PE
Austin’s newest music venue exposes performers—and steel—to the masses in a newly transformed public park.

48   Unconventional by Design
By Derek M. Beaman, SE, PE, Chris D. Lubke, SE, PE, and Joshua M. Mouras, SE, PE
The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center’s 1.2-million-sq.-ft expansion navigates Big Apple construction challenges with innovative structural engineering and a fresh take on steel design.

56   Back in a Flash
By Christina Harber, SE, PE
AISC’s virtual Flash Steel Conference returns for its third year.

58   Crossings Create Connections
By Jason Lloyd, PE, PhD
This year’s Bridges to Prosperity project created a safe crossing over a treacherous Rwanda river, replacing a series of timber structures that would routinely wash out.



16   Stainless by Design
By Francisco Meza and Nancy Baddoo
AISC’s updated Design Guide on structural stainless steel provides engineers and others with examples, tips, and advice on creating projects that shine.

Data Driven
20   We’re All in this Together
By Joe Dardis
When it comes to the ups and downs of the construction market, remember: No material is an island.

Field Notes
22   Engineer, Pioneer
Interview by Geoff Weisenberger
Remember when computers weren’t ubiquitous in engineering offices? Allen Adams does. And it led him to help create design software with the ultimate goal of letting engineers be engineers.

Business Issues
24   Creating a Creative Environment
By Susan Robertson
If you follow the “rules,” you can achieve brainstorming success in any environment.