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June 1997


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Bridge Crossings No. 07
By Charles H. Roeder, P.E.
Bearings for Steel Bridges


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Byzantine Fresco Chapel Museum
1997 Innovative Design and Excellence In Architecture (I.D.E.A.S.) Awards
An innovative use of slender steel members in both tension and compression gives structure an elegant and reposeful presence within the building. (102KB PDF)


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City of Tempe Police Substation
1997 Innovative Design and Excellence In Architecture (I.D.E.A.S.) Awards
The detailing and integration of the structural steel details are handled in a subtle manner, which creates an interesting series of compositions. (286KB PDF)


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Lake Superior College
1997 Innovative Design and Excellence In Architecture (I.D.E.A.S.) Awards
Visual excitement is created from an imaginative assembling of identical constituent parts. The dynamic roof transforms the mundane to the lyrical. (187KB PDF)


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Off The Beam


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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1997 Innovative Design and Excellence In Architecture (I.D.E.A.S.) Awards
A wonderful composition of geometric volumes and shapes, as well as solid and transparent planes of materials. Exuberant forms, clashing geometry, all resolved with a three bar coda of a pyramid. (142KB PDF)


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Salt Palace Convention Center
1997 Innovative Design and Excellence In Architecture (I.D.E.A.S.) Awards
A celebration of steel to create both form and space. Highly imaginative use of structural steel as both functional support as well as intricate decoration. (252KB PDF)


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The Discovery Museum Entrance Hall
1997 Innovative Design and Excellence In Architecture (I.D.E.A.S.) Awards
The detailing and composition of materials is meticulously handled on both the exterior and interior of the structure. (146KB PDF)


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