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May 2002


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Banking on Steel
By Domenic Giordano, A.I.A.
Long-span steel bucks the regional trend and meets the challenges of limited floor-to-floor heights with fewer interior columns in the new headquarters for Chevy Chase Bank in Bethesda, MD.


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Brace Yourself!
By Joseph Burns, P.E., S.E., A.I.A., Carol Post P.E., S.E., Garret Browne, S.E. and Suzanne Provanzana
Steel framing provides flexible layouts in this recent mid-rise residential condominium project in Chicago. The building facade features exposed steel elements that mirror the structure behind the sleek steel and glass curtain wall.


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High-Tech Home Base
By Daniel Grant, P.E., and Mark Hoel, P.E.
Exposed structural steel features prominently in the employee-friendly headquarters of ADC Telecommunications in Eden Prairie, MN.


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Meet the Experts: Steel Joists
On January 8, 2002, Richard A. Phaneuf, P.E., Chief Engineer at Valley Joist, Marlon Broekemeier, P.E., Engineering Manager with Vulcraft, Tim Holtermann from Canam, and Don Murphy from the Steel Joist Institute joined Modern Steel Constructionreaders online to answer questions about steel joists.


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Mississippi Milestone
By Ming F. Chang, P.E. and Harry Lee James, P.E.
Steel was selected for this highway interchange in Mississippi because it could accommodate the curved design and could be erected with minimal disruption to traffic.


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Project Sunburst
By Borys I. Hayda, P.E. and Benjamin T. Downing, P.E.
Extensive use of steel framing allowed the ambitious expansion of the Mohegan Sun casino complex in Uncasville, CT to proceed quickly and economically.


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Slab Solution
By Reimas Veitas, P.E.
Singly-symmetric steel girders and precast concrete plank proved to be a cost-effective structural system for this Chestnut Hill, MA, condominium.


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