Steel Framing: The Latest in Building Design Technology

  Soaring roof lines, perfectly executed arches on a grand scale, buildings that look like origami sculptures -- what do they all have in common? In addition to their breathtaking ingenuity and futuristic combinations of glass, beams and exposed structural elements, they are all fabricated of steel. They are all beautiful. Many have won awards. [...]

From the World War II Era Quonset Hut to Today: Steel in the Military

  Strong, durable, nearly unbreakable, steel has long been a favorite of militaries around the world.  The earliest recorded incidence of steel use dates back to 1800 BC.  Steel from this period was made by steel smelters who specialized in making weapons for their fighting forces. Since then, steel is used for everything from weapons [...]

The History of Metal Buildings

From wartime quonset huts to modern sporting facilities, spanning maximum distance with no internal support has been an important goal for designers of engineered steel buildings. It is no different today, although the variety of uses has been expanded to include virtually any structure imaginable, from car dealerships to houses of worship. Not a New [...]

How Steel Can Meet Tough Building & Construction Challenges

  Steel is a material that works on a multitude of levels for a large number of building needs. Steel can meet a large number of needs and building challenges for a wide range of reasons. Take a look below at the benefits of steel within construction projects: Price Steel is a very good metal for [...]

July 28th, 2015|Steel Buildings|

Steel 101: The Reliability of Steel

Designers and contractors have long recognized the advantages that steel can offer in the construction sector. With it's strength and longevity, steel has proven itself time and again that it not only brings strength to your building construction but also reliability. Sustainability A factor which makes steel a construction choice again and again, is the [...]