A few blocks from the High Line, the restored elevated railway bed that now sports pedestrian walkways amid a landscape of greenery, New York City’s Chelsea Green is a 14-story luxury condominium from Alfa Development.
This article examines how a building’s energy performance can be enhanced with structural thermal breaks for balcony connection. New engineered solutions can assist mid- and high-rise building project teams in complying with continuous insulation (ci) code requirements.
Thin, short strands of steel are being increasingly specified as reinforcement in ground-supported slabs and in composite steel deck-slabs. Structural engineers are still figuring out how best to design with these components, but specifiers need to think about how to define this material in the contract documents.