June 2018 Issue
Open Learning. Open Spaces.
The University of Arizona Health Sciences Innovation Building’s 220,000-square-foot open-learning space features long-span composite floors. But, shoring up the 80-foot interior during construction to limit deflection proved a healthy challenge that required a creative solution.Read more
Supporting a Live Load on Wheels
Supporting 292,000 pounds of moveable live loads was the challenge for the designers of the flooring system of a Ferrari dealership's second floor. What does it have to support? Cars. Composite joists enabled the architectural vision.Read more
Did You Know?
The Versatility of the Versa-Wedge® Hanger System
Efficient and economical, these clever hangers support suspended ceilings, sprinkler pipes, mechanical ducts, and other utilities. And what’s more, they are aesthetically pleasing.Read more