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  • 1. September, 2012 AISC Steel Day Special Supplement September, 2012 SteelDay 2012: Have You Seen What We Do? Moor to ChairT NBIMS-US he structural steel industry’s largest From special events in major cities networking and educational event like Boston, New York and Washington, returns on September 28, with D.C., to shop tours in small towns, Steel-various celebrations happening in the New Day allows you to connect with design and Committee CEngland region. construction professionals in your area and Have you seen what the structural see the industry’s latest technologies and hicagosteel industry can do? SteelDay is your steelmaking processes in action. - Chrisopportunity to see how it’s done and learn SteelDay also spurs conversations Moor,about the processes through personal expe- on project collaboration and job prospects, director of in-rience. interactions that may not have happened dustry initiatives September 28 marks the fourth annu- without this unique platform. for the Ameri- can Institute ofal SteelDay, when steel fabricators, mills, “It provides great networking be- Steel Construc-service centers, galvanizers, HSS produc- tween many disciplines and trades of steel tion (AISC) hasers, bender-rollers, and others across the construction,” said David A. Morand, P.E., been selectednation will open their facilities, jobsites, of Gale Associates, Inc., Weymouth, Mass. Chris Moor as the newand offices, offering tours and inviting Discover the Steel Supply Chain in chair of theAEC professionals and the public to ex- Massachusetts and Vermont. project committee tasked with devel-plore the structural steel supply chain live Visit a steel fabricator and learn how oping Version 3 (V3) of the Nationaland in person. structural steel is prepared for a building BIM Standard for the United States Sponsored by the American Institute or bridge using off-site, controlled condi- (NBIMS-US).of Steel Construction, its members and Photo by Barry Kaplan/TFI Photo tions, which ensure a consistently high- A project of the National Institutepartners, SteelDay is your chance to dis- A worker demonstrates welding tech- quality product while reducing errors and of Building Sciences buildingSMARTcover how design becomes project reality. niques for SteelDay attendees at Capone costly fixes at the job site. alliance (bSa), NBIMS-US is a con- Iron Corporation. sensus document that serves to stan-“It’s a great opportunity for designers and Join Capone Iron Corporation, AISCothers to see first-hand how the structural and sustainable projects,” explained Roger member and AISC certified fabricator, at Continued on page 4steel industry is building high-performance E. Ferch, P.E., AISC’s president. Continued on page 4 Christina Landing, Wilmington DE Park it Right Here Critical thinking Optimal solutions Greatest value for you. 360 State Street, New Haven CT LEED Platinum Certified Whether for educational, retail, resort, or any institutional, residential or commercial use, let Hybrid Parking Garages help you achieve optimal parking with the shortest schedule and lowest cost to your development. St. Anne’s Hospital, Fall River MA Call us today... 781.591.5991
  • 2. 2 September, 2012 High-Profile Pull-Out Section: Structural Steel at Work STRUCTURAL STEEL I BAR JOIST l METAL DECK MISCELLANEOUS ORNAMENTAL & ARCHITECTURAL METALS Proud Hosts of Steel Day 2012 “Come & See What We Do” AISC Style Guide CERTIFICATION LOGOS The AISC certification logos are for the sol general distribution. Specs for Certification logos: Size: The preferred size for Certification lo mum size is 1”. The preferred size for Certification logos (n size is 0.721”. Color: Certified Fabricator (blue) logo: CMYK (C white. Certified Erector (green) logo: CMYK (C10 white. Certification Logos (Member): 20 Turcotte Memorial Drive I P.O. Box 706 I Rowley, MA 01969 T: 978-948-8000 I F: 978-948-8650 I (shown preferred size) (shown minimum
  • 3. September, 2012 3 High-Profile Pull-Out Section: Structural Steel at Work SFNE Efforts Benefit N.E. Steel and Constructionby Catherine Flaherty effort resulted in a new partnership with the The Steel Fabricators of New England Short Span Steel Bridges Alliance (SSSBA),(SFNE) is an association of structural steel the American Institute of Steel Constructionand miscellaneous metal fabricators and al- (AISC), the National Steel Bridge Alliancelied companies that serve the building and (NSBA), and the American Iron and Steelbridge construction markets in New Eng- Institute (AISI). These strategic alliances land. The mission of are certain to help the region’s steel fabrica- SFNE is to promote tors in their efforts to partner with industry the use of fabricated and at the same time increase steel’s share structural steel and of future publicly funded building projects Attending the recent steel design conference were (l-r): John Cross,V.P. of market miscellaneous metals and bridgework. development, AISC; Stratton Newbert, P.E., associate, Buro Happold structural engi- in buildings, bridges, SFNE has also been working on neers; Bill McEleney, director, National Steel Bridge Alliance; Bill Pascoli, N E senior and similar structures a Buy American public awareness cam- regional engineer, AISC. through education, paign. Utilizing the Voter Voice System, legislative advocacy, almost 1,000 letters were sent to mem- tors, and detailers work together more effi- ery Sales; Stephen Farrow, vice president, and networking ac- bers of the New England Congressional ciently. The SFNE Education Committee is Peddinghaus Corporation; Ian Coats, prod- tivities. delegation last year. The goal of the let- already working on the agenda for the 2013 uct manager, Tekla, Inc.; Kris Sikes, vice Catherine Flaherty SFNE commit- ter-writing campaign was to bring atten- annual steel design conference, which will president sales and marketing, Controlled tees are involved in tion to the fact that New England-based be held at WPI on Wednesday, June 5. Automation; and Paul Sullivan, RSM, Ficepeducational and legislative activities for the steel companies continue to be adversely Moving forward, SFNE will host a Corporation.benefit of the steel industry and construction affected by current trade inequalities. Cur- New Technologies Dinner Meeting on Oc- To prepare fabricators for the “newindustry at large. rently the SFNE Board of Directors is look- tober 18. The event will be held at the Dou- normal” when the economy recovers, In keeping with SFNE’s primary goal ing at new ways to effect a trade remedy bletree Hotel in Westborough, Mass., from SFNE’s December 6 dinner meeting alsoto represent the steel fabrication industry and relief under US trade laws. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The program is designed will positioning one’s business to em-and improve and equip the construction in- Each year, SFNE also conducts an to provide members and colleagues with bark upon new projects even though theredustry to serve the needs of the region with annual steel design conference at Worces- information about the latest technical inno- will be fewer architects and industry per-structural steel, the association developed ter Polytechnic Institute (WPI). The con- vations and systems that can be used in the sonnel to draw upon for support. Greggthe Steel Advocacy Project, which brought ference is co-sponsored by the AISC and steel fabrication business. Schoppman, principal with FMI, manage-together a coalition of steel industry com- the New England Steel Detailers Associa- As we move into what we all hope ment consultants and investment bankerspanies working together to help improve the tion (NESDA). This year, the conference will be an economic recovery, fabricators for the construction industry, will deliverway that funds are allocated for infrastruc- offered a slate of sessions of interest and will come to rely more on technology for the keynote address.ture projects. benefit to engineers, architects, detailers, efficiencies and productivity, particularly The annual SFNE Golf Tournament The coalition retained the services of and fabricators. These sessions included the since most will be working with a leaner will provide the industry’s next network-consultant Regan Communications Group I-93 FAST14, the most recent success for workforce. A panel discussion will provide ing opportunity on September 11 at Wedge-(RCG) to help rebuild the steel industry’s MassDOT’s Accelerated Bridge Program; attendees with a variety of new ideas, sys- wood Pines Country Club in Stow, Mass.relationship with the New England region’s the Girder-Slab System Technology; Codes, tems, and technologies that will help movetransportation leaders, and much progress Standards and Rating Systems: Sustainabil- a company profitably into the future. The Catherine Flaherty, CAE, is execu-has been made since then. Doors have been ity 2012 and Beyond; as well as a program panel will include: Moderator: Craig Van tive director of the Steel Fabricators of Newopened and new relationships formed. 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  • 4. 4 September, 2012 High-Profile Pull-Out Section: Structural Steel at Work SteelDay 2012: Have You Seen What We Do? Moor to Chair NBIMS-US Committee Continued from page one “I am looking forward to the challenge ahead, and am proud and humbled to be dardize the way practitioners use BIM to a part of the NBIMS-US effort.” more easily pass information from one A member of the NBIMS-US phase of the building process to anoth- Project Committee and a director on the er. The NBIMS-US Project Committee buildingSMART alliance Board of Di- oversees the standard’s development. rection, Moor was heavily involved in “I enthusiastically support the the development of NBIMS-US Version Nominating Committee’s selection,” 2. He is also a member of the Design- commented AISC Chairman William Build Institute of America BIM Com- B. (Brad) Bourne III of Universal Steel, mittee; co-chairman of the American Inc., Lithonia, Ga. “They could not have Iron and Steel Institute BIM Committee; chosen a more knowledgeable, energetic, secretary of AISC’s Technology Integra- and experienced leader than Chris Moor tion Committee; member of the Level of to lead the development of their vision Development Special Interest Working for NBIMS-US V3. We wish Chris the Group (an Associated General Contrac- best of luck and stand behind him with tors of America/BIMForum/American all that AISC can offer.” Institute of Architects effort); and serves Moor has been a long-time advo- as the AISC lead for a Fiatech project ad- Photo by Barry Kaplan/TFI Photo cate for open standards and improving dressing interoperability for steel withinSteelDay attendees learn about the structural steel fabrication process first-hand during interoperability. He has worked with 3D the process industry. He was previously a tour of Capone Iron Corporation’s plant. technology and BIM since 1994 and leads the managing director of Tekla Corpora- AISC’s efforts on technology integration tion’s UK subsidiary. Continued from page one cal structural steel experts across the US, and interoperability, which include ex- The NBIMS-US Project Commit- SteelDay has given rise to special events ploring, implementing, and promoting tee will next elect a vice chairman andtheir facility in Rowley, Mass., and observe in major cities, engaging local dignitar- new technologies that support and en- secretary and call for committee mem-how structural steel and miscellaneous iron ies and government officials who recog- hance the entire structural steel supply bers to join the various working com-fabrication is processed. A tour through the nize the steel industry’s contributions to chain. AISC is committed to maintaining mittees and subgroups to develop V3.facility will give you a snapshot view of the nation’s architecture and economy, its the structural steel industry’s leadership Individuals and organizational represen-the daily processes and equipment used continuing progress, and the dedication of in interoperability and ensuring data re- tatives can participate on the committee,in steel fabrication along CIC’s produc- everyone involved. lated to structural steel can be exchanged but first they must become members of throughout the supply chain and with the National Institute of Building Scienc-tion lines. CIC personnel will be available If you’ll be in our nation’s capital other disciplines and trades. (Learn more es and its buildingSMART alliance. Tothroughout the tour to answer any ques- on SteelDay, sign up to attend a tour of at get involved in the process, visit www.tions. Additionally, several industry ven- the Ironworkers International headquarters “Involvement in bSa and NBIMS-dors will be displaying products, including and museum in Washington, DC. US is an investment in the future of the members.welding supplies, fasteners, coatings, and Or, if you’ll be in the Big Apple on whole construction industry,” said apparatus. SteelDay Eve (September 27), sign up to Balram Chamaria with LeMessurier attend a luncheon and panel presentationConsultants, Inc., Cambridge, Mass., at- by movers and shakers on New York’s Structural Steel & Misc. Metals for Mid-Coast Medical Group Projecttended last year’s SteelDay event at Ca- construction scene. Hosted by AISC at thepone Iron and commented, “It provided a McGraw-Hill building in Midtown Man- James A. McBrady, Inc.platform and an opportunity to understand hattan, the panel discussion will focus onwhat goes behind those mighty and elegant steel plate shear walls and how they can be Structural Steel & Miscellaneous Metalssteel structures.” incorporated into your next project. Com- If you’ll be near northern Vermont, plimentary copies of AISC’s Steel Designconsider visiting Reliance Steel, Inc., also Guide 20: Steel Plate Shear Walls, will be Phone - (207) 883-4176an AISC member and AISC certified fab- given to all registered attendees. Fax - (207) 883-0276ricator, at their open house in Colchester. Have you seen what we do? WhetherYou’ll be able to view equipment demon- you spend SteelDay touring a steel facility info@mcbradysteel.comstrations and even try your hand at various or attending an educational presentation,aspects of steel fabrication. Several vendor this unique opportunity will allow you www.mcbradysteel.compartners will also be there to showcase unprecedented access to the vibrant steeltheir products and demonstrate processes, industry in the US. MailingAddress: P.O. Box 8239, Portland, ME 04104 Mailing Address: Plant Address:and you’ll have a chance to win various PlantBox 8239 Parkway Dr., Scarborough, ME 04074 PO Address: 29 29 Parkway Dr. For more information visit www.prizes throughout the day. or sign up for an event Portland, ME 04104 Scarborough, ME 04074 A Day for All near you directly at In addition to connecting the de- dayevents. Receive FastFacts Friday Anastasia’s weekly networkingsign and construction community with lo- e-blast. Get connected with the latest New England facil- ity news headlines and events. Send your e-mail address SFNE New Technologies to for Dinner Meeting Featuring a panel discussion and presentations from Controlled Automation, Inc. Ficep Corporation, Peddinghaus Corporation, Tekla Corporation. October 18, Doubletree Hotel Westborough, MA 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. For more information visit
  • 5. September, 2012 5 High-Profile Pull-Out Section: Structural Steel at Work Isabella Stewart Gardner MuseumB oston - When the Isabella Stewart architecturally exposed structural steel Gardner Museum opened at the turn (AESS) throughout these structures to con- of the 20th century, the 15th century trol tolerances and appearance. The sameVenetian-style palace housing, it welcomed specification also was used for the maina mere 2,000 visitors per year. Now, more stair, exterior emergency egress walkways,than 200,000 visitors annually enter the skylight trusses, and music hall balconiesmuseum doors. Gardner may no longer re- – places where the exposed minimalistside in the palace apartment, but plenty of structural systems are a key design element.preservation, restoration, and administrative Slender plates and rolled sections werespecialists were shoehorned into the aging prevalent in the design, with rod hangers inbuilding. A tiny café and a bookstore also select locations to reduce structural depth.were wedged into the space. And the muse- Matching the appearance of the manyum’s glorious tapestry room was being used different AESS elements was further com-as a makeshift performance space. plicated by the variety of design and pro- According to Gardner’s will, the curement methods. The integrated structuralpalace galleries could not be changed, but façades and exterior walkways utilized a de-the contemporary demands on the museum sign-assist process with the curtain wall fab-clearly needed relief if it were to survive ricator. The more typical design approachinto the new century and beyond. To pro- delegated for miscellaneous metal and stairsvide such relief, the museum enlisted Renzo Photos: Nic LehouxPiano Building Workshop as architect and Architecturally exposed structural steel is prominent on the exterior, asBoston’s Buro Happold as the structural well as the interior, of the museum and mechanical, electrical, and was supplemented by fully floating boxes. Discrete points on the steelplumbing (MEP) engineer for a $114 mil- designed sections and con- cantilevers support the three-story concretelion expansion, which was completed in nection forces by Buro Hap- box of the music hall. A detailed strut-and-November of last year with its grand open- pold. tie model was created to test its stability anding in January. The scope of each redundancy. The expansion, which is situated in of the sub-contractors was In the music hall, three levels of bal-the museum’s rear gardens, houses muse- carefully coordinated and conies wrap the circumference of the 300-um-related facilities, administrative offices supervised by the general seat venue. The balconies feature a custom-and back-of-house functions, a greenhouse, contractor, Shawmut De- designed acoustic precast panel hung fromtwo apartments, a special exhibition space, sign and Construction, Bos- an AESS steel frame. The space was origi-and a 300-seat performance hall. ton, to ensure an aesthetic nally conceived with post-supported balco- The greenhouse, entry lobby, and pal- unity. nies, but the design evolved into a hangingace link are highly transparent structures The two primary rod solution resulting in a slender structurewith large areas of glass and minimalist de- spaces in the addition are the that completely eliminated the need for col-tailing. Because of the architect’s extensive special exhibition gallery umns in the performance space.use of façade glazing and the desire for an and the music hall, which Initially, the team was concerned thatelegant expression, bulky light- and view- is comprised of a series of the large duct requirement for the musicblocking structural elements were highly three “floating boxes.” The hall smoke evacuation would have over-discouraged. boxes are supported by whelmed the space. The structural engineer To accommodate this desired design W36 upturned structural resolved this issue by combining structuralaesthetic, Buro Happold created a structural steel cantilevered over 8-in. and mechanical systems into concrete castsolution that integrated the gravity and lat- columns, which are, in turn, box girders on the roof. In addition to pro-eral systems into the mullions, precluding inset from the exterior wall. viding long-span roof support and a smokethe need for redundant columns and beams The columns of the float- exhaust plenum, the beams double as sup-to carry the weight of the superstructure and ing boxes are supported by port structure for the three levels of balco-exterior wall. As a safeguard, the systems slender concrete basement nies.were conceived and vetted at an early stage columns and subjected to In the end, according to the museum,and carefully coordinated with the façade overturning forces. Lack- the new building is a distinctive architec-contractor during design and construction to ing the adequate space for tural addition that relieves pressure on theensure the constructability of the structure. The music hall’s “floating boxes” are supported by anchor bolts, the basement historic palace’s spaces and features materi- The structural engineer specified structural steel columns. column reinforcement was als that respectfully complement the exist- tightly coordinated to pass ing site and neighborhood. up through the ground floor and welded to The Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum the column baseplates. The resulting weld is a Certificate of Recognition winner in the condition was not pre-qualified and required American Institute’s 2012 IDEAS2 Awards submission to the American Institute of competition. This article was contributed by Steel Construction. Buro Happold, Boston. For more on archi- The upturned steel frame and a distri- tecturally exposed structural steel (AESS) bution route for the MEP systems were hid- go to den within the raised acoustic flooring of the Project Team for Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Owner: Isabella Steward Gardner Museum Owner’s Representative: Paratus Group Design Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop Architect of Record: Stantec Structural Engineer/MEP Engineer/LEED Coordination: Buro Happold Construction Manager: Shawmut Design and Construction Erection of the expansion’s steel frame nears completion.
  • 6. 6 September, 2012 High-Profile Pull-Out Section: Structural Steel at Work Hybrid Parking Solution Packs Powerful One-Two PunchOby Alan H. Simon tainability with highly recyclable content. ften when I am seated in front of It is the building component of steel, new clients discussing their parking with its many structural properties, that de- garage projects, I find myself defin- livers all of these benefits and often makesing a consultant’s value in terms of multi- the hybrid solution the right one for park- ples of fee. How can ing clients. Steel that is exposed to view is I deliver the most ef- much more easily maintained than is rebar ficient and affordable buried in concrete that has lost its ability to program that meets protect steel when its environment has been each client’s unique changed by the intrusion of chemicals. Be- challenge? The an- cause of the need for fast construction, pre- swer lies in critical cast concrete has a greater potential for high thinking that leads strength and higher durability than does to optimal solutions. cast-in-place. One such solution for Performance and innovation parking is the hybrid One of the earliest hybrid garage proj- Alan Simon system: a combina- ects with which I was involved as a mem- tion of structural steel ber of the former Boston engineering firm AT&T hybrid parking garages and precast concrete of Zaldastani Associates, Inc. (ZAI) is inthat achieves both savings in construction East Cambridge, Mass. Located one blockand maintenance costs. This approach to from the Middlesex County Court Houseparking also results in greater speed of con- and CambridgeSide Galleria, the 600-ve-struction; simple and lighter foundations; hicle garage has received decades of heavyenhanced durability; more options for clad- use. Despite continual traffic, the garage isding, design, and aesthetics; and real sus- in pristine condition and is one of the best East Cambridge parking garage examples of the durability and ease of main- Bottom line, the greater industry ac- St. Anne’s Hospital employee parking garage tenance afforded by a hybrid system where ceptance and application of design-build steel elements are exposed rather than em- amplified the benefits that clients receive Focus: Educational Facilities Developments bedded in concrete. from the steel and precast approach. The East Cambridge garage also dis- These projects included seven AT&T241 Narragansett Park Drive, East Providence, RI 02916 Agostini Builds Norwood HS Compass Project Management CM, Ai3 Architect Phone (401) 431-1200 Fax: (401) 431-0049 w w w. b a c o n c o n s t r u c t i o n . c o m plays a unique look with its combination of garages in Middletown, NJ, and Warren, brick façade and steel frame. Cladding, de- NJ. The firm’s hybrid design-build system Norwood, MA - Agostini Construction Company of East Providence, R.I. along with Compass Project Management, Inc. of Medfield, Mass., the owner’s project manager, teamed up with the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) and Architectural Involution (Ai3) of (above) gymnasium (below) auditorium Wayland to successfully manage, design, and build the new Norwood High School. sign, and aesthetics often matter, especially proved so successful that an integrated park- The new high school was the first model built under the MSBA’s Model School Program...see story on page 32. (above) athletic field (top and below) Norwood High School main entrance Entrance to athletic center and performing arts center. 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  • 7. About your host AISC is pleased to host this SteelDay event to demonstrate firsthand that structural steel can achieve low floor-to-floor height requirements for multi-story September,community and construction industry in the United States. technical institute from trade association established in 1921 to walk tothe structural the AISC - The American Institute of Steel Construction is a not-for-profit design 2012 residential buildings using Girder-Slab Technology. Breakfast followed by presentations and building team members and then a short serve the jobsite at steel 7 corner of Burlington and Brookline Avenues for a walking tour. About your host High-Profile Pull-Out Section: Structural Steel at Work Event Details AISC - The American Institute of Steel Construction is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry in the United States. Event Title: Breakfast Presentation and Site Tour of the Residence Inn by Marriott Hotel project at 121 Brookline Avenue Date: 09/28/2012 Event Details Time/Length: Event Title: BreakfastEST, 5 hours and Site Tour of the Residence Inn by Marriott Hotel project at 121 Brookline Avenue 8:00 am Presentation Breakfast Presentation and Site Tour of the Location: Date: 09/28/2012 121 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 New England’s Largest Inventory of Steel Decking STEELDAY EVENT: BREAKFAST PRESENTATION AND SITE TOUR OF THE Inn by Marriott Hotel ProjectNT: BREAKFAST PRESENTATION AND SITE TOUR OF THE Time/Length: 8:00 am EST, 5 hours Website: RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT HOTEL PROJECT AT 121 BROOKLINE AVENUEN BY MARRIOTT HOTEL PROJECT AT 121 BROOKLINE AVENUE Location: 121 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 Food: will host a breakfast presen- from building team members ASIC Plated breakfast provided on their tation is pleased to tourthis SteelDay eventachieve low floor-to-floor heightstructural and for multi-story walk to the requirements for multi-story AISC and site host of the Residence Inn firsthand that roles steel can achieve low floor-to-floor height Website: to demonstrate project www.steelday.orgSteelDay event to demonstrate firsthand that structural steel can requirements a short irder-Slab Technology.Marriott, 121 by presentations from building team members and then a short walk to the jobsite at the byresidential buildings using Girder-Slab Technology. Breakfastjob-site at the corner building team members and then a short walk to the jobsite at the Breakfast followed Brookline Avenue, Bos- of Burlington and Dress Code: Casual followed by presentations from Food: Plated breakfast provided kline Avenues for ton, ontour. a walking September 28, 2012, 7:30 a.m. - Brookline avenues for a walking tour. corner of Burlington and Brookline Avenues for a walking tour. Safety Gear: Bring Own If Possible 12:30 p.m.Code: About your host begins at 8 a.m. Dress The tour Casual Long pants and closed toe shoes Of interest to architects,Own If Possibleare required for the job-site tour. Please Of Interest to: Safety Gear: engineers, Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Students, Developers & Owners Bringe of Steel Construction is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established your own hard hat if steel contractors, students, ofdevelopers, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel and bring in 1921 to serve the structural possible. AISC - The American Institute Steel Construction design community and construction industry in the United States. owners,States. tour will demonstrate first- Of theruction industry in the United Interest to: Register at: Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Students, Developers & Owners http://www. hand that structural steel can achieve Sign Up! DayEvents/Event. your host Contact low floor-to-floor height requirements aspx?eventid=827 or visit: Contact your host Sign Up! www.Steel- for multi-story residential buildings us- DayRegistration Event Details Event Details AISC AISC Email: ingEvent Title: girder-slab technology. For questions, contact Bill 121 Brookline Avenue Email: at Pas- Breakfast Presentation and Site Tour of the Residence Inn by Marriott Hotel project Phone: 412-572-7027 The event starts with a plated coli, AISC Regional Engineer, at pasco- kfast Presentation and Site Tour of the Residence Inn by Marriott Hotel project at 121 Brookline Avenue Phone: 412-572-70278/2012 breakfast, followed by presentations or 412-572-7027. Date: 09/28/2012 Time/Length: 8:00 am EST, 5 hours am EST, 5 hours Location: 121 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 SteelDay is an annual event hosted by the American Institute SteelDay is an annual event hosted by the American Institute of Steel Construction, its members and partners. Plan your Website: of Steel Construction, its members and partners. Plan your SteelDay visits and see firsthand why it makes sense to SteelDay visits and see firsthand why it makes sense to build with steel. Food: Plated breakfast provideded breakfast provided Dress Code: Casual Delivery Anywhere in New England on a Moments Notice build with steel.ual (976) 664-0044 Theres always a solution in steel. Now you know where to find it. Safety Gear: Bring Own If Possible Theres always a solution in steel. Now you knowConstruction it. American Institute of Steel where to findg Own If Possible One East Wacker Drive, Suite 700 Of Interest to: Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Students, Developers & Owners American Institute of Steel Construction Chicago, IL 60601itects, Engineers, Contractors, Students, Developers & Owners One East Wacker Drive, Suite 700 312.670.2400 Chicago, IL 60601 Sign Up! Contact your host Contact your host 312.670.2400 AISC AISC Email: 148 Park Street | North Reading, Mass. Email: Phone: 412-572-7027 Phone: 412-572-7027 Put the BARNES Advantage to work on your next project! © Copyright 2012 American Institute of Steel Construction All Rights Reserved SteelDay is an annual event hosted by the American Institute © Copyright 2012 American Institute of Steel Construction Allthe American Institute Construction, its members and partners. Plan your SteelDay is an annual event hosted by Rights Reserved of Steel of Steel Construction, its members and partners. 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