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October 2009


Articles

Good Morning Miami!
By Thomas J. Hoenninger, P.E.
Multiple television and radio antennas broadcast from high atop a new steel tower in Miami.


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Steeling the Show
By Tarek Ayoubi, P.E. and Rachel Calafell

The flexibility of structural steel and tensile fabric combine to allow the rapid replacement and expansion of a landmark amphitheater.


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Making More of a Good Thing
By Jeannette M. Pfeiffer, P.E., S.E., LEED AP
Expanding aquarium facilities the Chicago way - by going up.


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Winter Winner
By David Kirschenbaum, S.E. and William Andrews, S.E.
A new addition to Colorado's Crested Butte resort braves the weather, as well as building height restrictions.    


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Efficient Design and Spectacular Effects
By George F. Wendt
A translucent, lightweight canopy on minimal framing energizes downtown entertainment venue.


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Bending Considerations in Steel Construction
By Russ Barnshaw
Incorporating curved members in structures adds value and flare.


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Raising Expectations
By Michael Roach, P.E.
New design freedom for architects and engineers, and a growth opportunity for steel joist manufacturers.


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Protecting Steel at High Temperatures
By Dale P. Bentz and Christopher C. White, PH. D.
NIST researchers are developing new ways of testing and measuring fire-resistive materials.


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Evolution's Next Step
By Tabitha S. Stine, P.E., LEED AP
Welcome to AISC's new and expanded steelTOOLS - now with social/professional networking.


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One Word
By Zane R. Keniston
Simplification is the key to success.


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Success by 1,000 Paper Cuts
By Jake McKee

Want to change the world? Start small, create success, share results.


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