Welcome to the new Why Steel
Here you will find a selection of resources for architects, focused on the many benefits that a structural steel framing system can bring to any building project. Please feel free to browse the content below, as well as all of the Why Steel resource pages. If you have questions, need technical assistance, innovative solutions, or tools to make structural steel design even better, contact The Steel Solutions Center.
Structural steel can successfully accomplish any design the architect and structural engineer can imagine--from a simple, functional structure to a complex, visually stunning masterpiece.
A structural steel frame provides more useable floor space.
Structural steel buildings can be much more easily modified than competing framing systems.
Structural steel allows for endless opportunities to create beautiful, iconic spaces and places.
Structural Steel can be Rapidly Designed, Fabricated and Erected
Structural Steel provides long-term durability with lower-life cycle costs.
Structural steel is a high-quality material that contributes to a high-quality building.
A collection of projects that innovate beyond conventionally framed, connected, and built structural steel that have changed the way designers approach projects.