The e-book, A Steely Response to Construction
explores the many innovative use of metals, especially steel, in buildings. This curated collection of technical articles from The Construction Specifier
- cold-formed steel is one of the most widely used framing materials in commercial construction because of its ability to provide strength and stability in a number of conditions;
- how perforated metal panels were employed on the exterior of a new arts building at the University of Iowa to bring light into the poured-in concrete structure during the day and outward at night; and
- galvanized steel can be recycled and reused cost-effectively and efficiently in many ways with minimal or no processing, and help increase economic and environmental value.