Why Steel

Religious Facilities

Structural steel framing systems are commonly used in religious buildings and provide a unique combination of large open spaces and inspiring architectural expression

Whether designing a small or large religious facility, structural steel brings many benefits to the table for both new construction and rehab/retrofit.

  • Flexible, airy and uplifting spaces thanks to long, column-free areas
  • Artistic spaces thanks to its ability to be curved
  • Freedom of architectural expression through transparent façades, architecturally exposed elements and open, unobtrusive assemblies
  • Earlier building occupancy thanks to quick erection, which reduces overall on-site construction, labor and associated time and costs.

Seismic Upgrade to the Tabernacle of the Church of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, UT

Seismic Upgrade to the Tabernacle of the Church of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, UT

Iconic Upgrade

By God's Grace : Curved steel provides the non-traditional framework for a tradition-laden dome

By God's Grace : Curved steel provides the non-traditional framework for a tradition-laden dome

God's Grace

Truly Redeeming Qualities

Truly Redeeming Qualities: Crisscrossing the nave with four large steel trusses provides an inspiring, open worship space

Truly Redeeming Qualities

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