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AIANY Book Talk: The Structure of Skyscrapers in America 1871-1900

*This event is occurring as a live webinar via AIANY. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program; please CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.* In the long-awaited book The Structure of Skyscrapers in America 1871-1900, award-winning author Donald Friedman presents an illustrated history of the development of the structure of skyscrapers during the last quarter … Continued

Feb. 25: The Urban Pathways Conference

A panel of some of the best-known experts in urban design will discuss reimagining urban environments to encourage pedestrian travel. Date: Monday, February 25, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location: The TimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street, New York Sponsor: The Steel Institute of New York Course credits: AIA/CES 3.0 LU|HSW  Click here to register Professional registration is … Continued


An internationally renowned artist, architect and engineer, Cecil Balmond OBE, is widely considered to be one of the most significant creators of his generation. Balmond transcends the conventional boundaries of discipline, working in the crossover between art and science. In this dynamic area, he has re-invented the very concept of space, transforming the meaning of … Continued

U.S. Structural Steel Industry Celebrates 10th Annual SteelDay September 28

( – Chicago, IL) – SteelDay marks its 10th anniversary on Friday, September 28, and you’re invited to join the celebration! SteelDay is an opportunity to gain insight into the value and expertise the U.S. structural steel industry brings to our nation’s building and bridge projects, and there are plenty of ways to participate: visit … Continued

Concrete-Filled Composite Plate Shear Walls Workshop

Speed – Like Never Before! Concrete-Filled Composite Plate Shear Walls Workshop Friday, October 5, 2018, 8:30 a.m-12:30 p.m. The TimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street, New York Professional Registration: $100 3.0 AIA/CES LU|HSW A revolutionary method for constructing the building core using concrete-filled composite plate shear walls is accelerating construction schedules and saving owners money. Come … Continued

The Steel Construction Manual, 15th Ed. and 2016 Specification Seminar

Presented by Louis F. Geschwindner, PhD, PE The 2016 AISC Specification for Structural Steel Buildings and the 15th Edition Steel Construction Manual are both available now. You won’t want to miss this half-day seminar where these publications will be discussed. The important changes and clarifications that have been incorporated into these documents will be explained. … Continued


Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 6:30pm 1.5 AIA/CES LU HSW Location: The Great Hall, in the Foundation Building, 7 East 7th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues Often, architectural space is defined by requirements which are totally arbitrary and alien to the discipline of architecture itself. This lecture will focus on architecture and its medium, the three-dimensional … Continued


TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2017, 6:30PM – 8:30PM 1.5 LU | HSW Today’s fertile atmosphere provides a novel condition for the specific relationship between Architects and Structural Engineers as both try, breathlessly to keep up with the pace of change driven by technological advancement, economic and ecological challenges. The combination of the brute forces of computation … Continued

2017 Design Challenge

Metals in Construction magazine invites architects, engineers, and students around the world to submit their visions for reducing energy consumption in the built environment by minimizing a building’s embodied energy. Design Brief As design strategies succeed in shrinking the energy used in operating buildings, focus is shifting to the energy consumed producing the materials used in constructing … Continued

Cristobal Correa: Constructing Complexity

On Thursday, October 27th, at 6pm in Pratt’s Higgins Hall Auditorium, Cristobal Correa, Associate Professor of Design & Technology in Pratt’s Graduate Architecture Program, will present his lecture “Constructing Complexity.” Admission is free and open to students and the public. Professor Correa is also an Associate Principal at Buro Happold, an international, integrated engineering consultancy … Continued

AISC/NSBA SteelDay Eve Celebration at the New NY Bridge

Join the SteelDay Eve celebration of the Tappan Zee replacement project, the New NY Bridge. Located on the Hudson River, this unique event includes a panel presentation about the innovative steel twin span bridge (1 hour continuing education), SteelDay prizes, cocktails, refreshments, and snacks. Seating is limited so register today! Date: September 29, 2016 Time: 5:00 … Continued

Save the Date: Design Challenge 2017 Launching in August

On the heels of a successful “Reimagine a New York City Icon” competition, the 2016 Design Challenge sponsored by Metals in Construction magazine and the Ornamental Metal Institute of New York that invited architects, engineers, students, designers, and others from all over the world to submit their vision for recladding 200 Park Avenue, Gary Higbee, … Continued

Steel Day 2016

SteelDay is an annual event sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction and hosted by its members and partners. SteelDay is the industry’s largest educational and networking function, with events occurring all over the country. It’s an opportunity for individuals from various professions to see how the structural steel industry contributes to building America. … Continued

Take the Metals in Construction Magazine 2016 Design Challenge

Date: Deadline: February 1, 2016 Location: International Sponsored By: Ornamental Metal Institute of New York An architectural design competition to help solve the world’s climate crisis: Reimagine 200 Park Avenue and earn the chance to win $15,000. Visit to learn more and to register. More and more people are making a commitment to the … Continued

Reading Structures: A Lecture by Guy Nordenso

Date:Monday, November 23, 2015, 6 p.m. Location: The Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, 41 Cooper Square Sponsored By: The Steel Institute of New York Guy Nordenson is a practicing structural engineer, curator and writer, and is active in coastal adaptation research and design. His research project and book On the Water | Palisade Bay won the … Continued

Farshid Moussavi at GSAPP

Date: Monday, November 16, 2015, 6:30 p.m. Location: Columbia University, Wood Auditorium Sponsored By: The Steel Institute of New York The London-based Principal of FMA, or Farshid Moussavi Architects, presents recent built and theoretical work, including the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland, Ohio, and recent publications from the firm theoretical arm, FunctionLab, on style, … Continued

Innovation in Transportation and Infrastructure Engineering

Date:Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Scala Academy Room/Leo Engineering, Manhattan College Sponsored By: Manhattan College A half-day seminar focusing on how innovation in transportation and infrastructure design can help us deliver better, more efficient and more economical projects. The seminar will address, but not be limited to these topics: • … Continued

AISC Seismic Provisions: Designing SCBF and SMF Seismic Seminar at TimesCenter

Date:Thursday, June 11, 2015, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Location: The TimesCenter at the New York Times Building, 242 W 41st St. entrance, New York, NY 10036, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sponsored By: Steel Institute of New York Registration is now open for AISC Seismic Provisions: Designing SCBF and SMF CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 0.40 CEUs/4.0 PDHs This … Continued

HILTI New York City Decking Conference

HILTI New York City Decking Conference Date:November 12, 2014 Location: Iron Workers Local 40 and 361, 35-23 36th Street, Astoria, NY 11106 Sponsored By:HILTI Join industry leaders at the upcoming Hilti Decking Conference. Find out about recent developments in Steel Deck Diaphragm Design and state-of-the-art installation methods. Click here for more information and for the … Continued

Design Inspired by Nature: Grimshaw Architects

Design Inspired by Nature: Grimshaw Architects Date:Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:30 p.m. Location: Wood Auditorium, Columbia University, New York Sponsored By:The Steel Institute of New York Presented by Grimshaw’s Andrew Whalley, with responses by Amale Andraos, Lise Anne Couture, and Laurie Hawkinson of Columbia GSAPP, Design Inspired by Nature will explore a series of themes … Continued

Alejandro Zaera-Polo: Twelve Ecologies of the Envelope

AZPML Principal and Princeton School of Architecture Dean Alejandro Zaera-Polo deepens his ongoing exploration of the meanings of the envelope, touching on rainscreens, insulation, airtightness, green and media walls, and other technologies.