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Design Ideas 2016

Design Ideas

New Millennium is your resource for design ideas to elevate your steel joist and deck designs. Here you will learn how to manage costs while enhancing the performance of your structural steel solutions.

  • December 2016

    Historic bookbindery opens new chapter

    The transformation of this historic factory in New York’s famous Tribeca neighborhood is a breakthrough in multi-story space optimization. An innovative long-span composite floor system preserves the original structure, while opening a new era in space-optimized design.

    New York’s Tribeca neighborhood in Lower Manhattan is known for its contributions to artistry. Home of the annual Tribeca Film Festival and firehouse Hook and Ladder Company No. 8 (Ghostbuster headquarters in the original film), this is a neighborhood whose architectural aesthetic rises from the transformation of century-old factories.

    443 Greenwich building with page curl to photo of a dramatic living space

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  • October 2016

    Think inside-out

    Exposed architectural steel deck brings an unexpected aesthetic to the open-air connector bridge for Anaheim’s new ARTIC transportation hub. The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Connector (ARTIC) lights the way to more efficient urban transportation. Multi-colored LEDs inside an EFTE membrane creates a welcoming beacon for travelers. Here you will see another enlightened design idea: Exposed long span steel decking.

    Steel Deck design idea

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  • August 2016

    Cladding option is a game changer

    The canopy at Target Field baseball stadium features a unique cladding solution: Architectural steel deck system provides an alternative to high-cost composite metal cladding.

    When designing building exteriors, architects often default to complex and pricey architectural metal cladding treatments. That was before the new Target Field baseball stadium sported a canopy featuring exposed structural steel decking.

    Target Field Canopy

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  • June 2016

    New natatorium gets the right roof

    Educating customers ensures they are satisfied with a job. This natatorium project for a high school in Kirkwood, Missouri demonstrates a customer-centric approach to building systems.


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  • April 2016

    Accelerated renovation for iconic hotel

    An innovative long-span steel-composite flooring system was used to build a new floor and roof atop a historic Miami hotel without shoring and with minimal disruption to the neighborhood.

    Long-span composite systems

    The Plymouth Hotel, located in bustling Miami Beach, is an integral part of the art-deco architectural styling of the city and preservation of the original appearance was important to the owner. To achieve this task quickly and easily, Versa-Floor™ long-span composite floor deck was the logical choice.

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  • February 2016

    Bend steel with your mind

    Along with advancements in the manufacture of steel joist and deck building systems comes new ways of thinking about building design and construction. You now have a greatly expanded portfolio.

    Curve Deck

    Today’s special profile steel joist and deck building systems are uplifting new architectural ideas and roofline shapes. The specification tables for these types of systems have been vastly expanded in recent years. So it is now much more practical for an engineer to achieve more imaginative architectural goals using these versatile steel building systems.

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