Why Steel Makes for Better Cities

Why Steel Makes for Better Cities

The 19th century birthed a technologically driven steel revival in the U.S. that lowered production time and heightened quality. By 1910, America was actively producing 24 million tons of steel a year, and the industry proliferated at the end of World War II.

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AESS: What It Means & Why It Matters

AESS: What It Means & Why It Matters

Steel is a beautiful construction material that always catches the eyes of engineers and architects alike. Particularly, when architects decide to expose steel in their projects – both for functionality and aesthetic purposes – they turn to architecturally exposed structural steel (AESS).

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How Steel Defends Against Natural Disasters

How Steel Defends Against Natural Disasters

Extreme weather conditions are something that cannot be avoided. With climate changes becoming more drastic year over year, it is paramount to analyze how we continue to build our infrastructure to withstand extreme events. While there’s a lot we can do, it seems that steel construction is one way to defend ourselves against natural disasters, even as Mother Nature unleashes her worst events. 

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