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July 2009


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Full House
By Geoff Weisenberger

Future engineers pack UNLV’s Thomas and Mack Center for the annual National Student Steel Bridge Competition.


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Northern Lights
By Derrick D. Roorda, P.E., S.E., LEED AP, and Lisa T. Minakami, P.E., S.E., LEED AP

Edmonton pays hommage to its northern locale with a shining new addition to the Art Gallery of Alberta.


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Standing Tall in Madrid
By Greg Lakota, P.E., S.E.

A visually light Vierendeel frame wraps Spain’s tallest building.


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Russia Rising
By Brad Malmsten, P.E.

Steel steps in to help Moscow’s Federation Tower reach new heights and become Europe’s tallest building.


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Keeping the Party Going
By Robert M. Weilacher, P.E., S.E., LEEP AP and Dr.-Ing. Olaf U. Faber, P.E.

New space requirements call for a repurposed lobby and ballroom areas in an Atlanta hotel.


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Under Glass
By Malcolm Bland, P.E., LEED AP, and Christopher Conn, P.E., S.E.

A glass-and-steel-encased atrium meets the goals of less structure and more openness, providing great views of the Potomac River in the process.


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Outer Strength
By Geoff Weisenberger

When it comes to hollow structural sections, it’s what’s on the outside that counts.


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A Strong Connection to HSS
By M. Thomas Ferrell and Erin Christie

An upcoming design guide expands AISC’s library of resources on HSS connections.


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Checklists? You've got to be Kidding!
By Mark W. Trimble, P.E.

Checklists shouldn’t be the entire quality program, but they shouldn’t be left out of the program either.


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Go Green or Go Home
By Timothy R. Johnson

Keeping with the green movement is crucial to recruitment and retention.


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Down South
By Rob Kinchler, P.E.

The South Central United States: Manufacturing a smart and healthy construction market.


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If You Want it Done Right, Do it Yourself
By Matt Thomas, S.E.

How hand-checks create the right balance, even in the digital age.


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