Why Steel

Future Adaptability

Structural steel buildings can be much more easily modified than competing framing systems

A steel framing system can be more easily adapted for new loading conditions, vertical expansion and changes in owner requirements than other framing systems. Steel beams and columns can be reinforced to carry additional load without significantly impacting floor plans. New floor openings can be added to accommodate new staircases, mechanical equipment or vertical shafts.  Additional levels can more easily be added to steel buildings. The future adaptability of steel buildings guarantees their usefulness for years to come, thus offering the greatest value of any building material.

Projects that show the adaptability of steel:

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