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An Encore for Geffen Hall – An Ovation to Canadian Architects

Steel Provides Soundtrack to Geffen Hall’s Transformation By : Matthew Bradford New York’s David Geffen Hall is tuning up for its second act. The iconic music hall, located within the iconic Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and home to the New York Philharmonic, is undergoing a floor-to-ceiling renovation that will see the venue transformed into [...]

2022-01-21T12:10:55-05:00January 4th, 2022|

The CISC Expresses Their Deepest Sympathies for the Passing of Reidar Bjørhovde

The CISC expresses their deepest sympathies for the passing of  Reidar Bjørhovde Reidar Bjørhovde, Dr-Ing, PhD, PE, age 80, of Tucson, Arizona, died on Monday, November 29, 2021 from the effects of Parkinson’s, has had a long-standing career in the steel industry and was a contributing member of the CISC Education and Research Council. Our sincere sympathies to his friends [...]

2022-01-03T16:17:20-05:00December 9th, 2021|

Embodying Innovation at Red River College

Innovation Centre, Red River College Building Exterior Credit: Diamond Schmitt Steel Superstructure Creates Flexible, High-Tech Interactive Spaces By: Matthew Bradford Red River College is readying its Exchange District Campus for the arrival of its new Innovation Centre. Currently in construction by Winnipeg’s Akman Construction, the 80,000-sq.-ft. addition will house “re-imagined academic programs, innovations and [...]

2021-12-10T09:30:39-05:00December 8th, 2021|

Awards for Excellence in Steel Construction Make a Return in 2022

Throughout the years, the CISC has created signature events across Canada that have showcased steel construction projects for their beauty, uniqueness and originality, raising the the bar for innovation in steel design and construction across Canada. After 2 years of challenges due to the pandemic, the Galas for the Awards of Excellence in Steel Construction will [...]

2021-12-02T17:53:51-05:00November 30th, 2021|

Engineers’ Corner: Recent Entries in the CISC Steel Design Series

Two new entries in CISC's Steel Design Series were published in August 2021: Lightweight Steel Framing Solutions and Steel Paints for Slip-Critical Connections. Both are available as free downloads at the Steel Store. Lightweight Steel Framing Solutions (Figure 1) focuses mainly on floor and roof members, and the following framing systems are considered:  ▪ Open-web steel joists (OWSJs) ▪ Castellated and cellular beams [...]

2021-12-02T17:52:19-05:00November 30th, 2021|

“Steel” Has Taken Centre Stage at the University of Toronto Redevelopment Project

University of Toronto Schools Huron Street Exterior. Image courtesy of Diamond Schmitt RenderingCredit: Dohere Digital Technology and Diamond Schmitt   By Matthew Bradford Structural Steel Was Essential to Bring Design to Life It’s a new day for the University of Toronto Schools (UTS). At 110 years young, the university preparatory school is undergoing a [...]

2021-12-02T17:52:34-05:00November 30th, 2021|

A Trip Down Memory Lane: Your Support of the CISC Education & Research Efforts Makes It All Happen

Hellen Christodoulou PH.D. Ing., B.C.L., LL. B, M.B.A. Director, Steel Market, and Industry Development. Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA) Let’s take a trip down memory lane and reminisce about some of the research investments done in the last 10 years! The CISC lives up to its entrenched role as the “Voice of the Steel Industry”. [...]

2021-11-16T12:05:29-05:00November 16th, 2021|

Engineers Corner: Technical Column

CISC provides this column as part of its commitment to the education of those interested in the use of steel in construction. Neither CISC nor the author assumes responsibility for errors or oversights resulting from the use of the information contained herein. Suggested solutions may not necessarily apply to a particular structure or application and are [...]

2021-12-22T10:24:04-05:00November 16th, 2021|

Steel Links Portal: Get Exclusive Access to CISC’s & CSSBI’s Best-In-Industry Content

  Steel Links is our brand-new member and associate portal with exclusive access to CISC's & CSSBI’s best-in-the-industry content.  Click here to check it out: CISC Steel Links CSSBI Steel Links Within the Steel Links portal, you will find:  Recordings of our informative webinar series, giving you insight and knowledge from within the steel construction industry.  Exclusive access to design series and guides that bring you inside some of the cutting-edge topics, trends, and technology [...]

2022-01-12T09:07:48-05:00November 16th, 2021|