2014 IDEAS2 Award Winning Projects Featuring Wide Flange or HSS Sections

Sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), this program recognizes projects where structural steel has been utilized in an innovative manner. The innovative use of structural steel may be in:

a) the accomplishment of the building’s program
b) the expression of architectural intent
c) the application of innovative design approaches to the structural system
d) the utilization of productivity enhancing construction methods

Albina was the designated bender/roller on two award winning project this year:

a) National Award Winner – Less than $15 Million Category

San Diego Main Public Library Dome, San Diego
Submitting Firm: Endrestudio, Emeryville, Calif.
Photo credit: Brad Lund

bent pipe for roof structures

b) National Award Winner – Greater than $75 Million Category

Newport Beach Civic Center and Park, Newport Beach, Calif.
Submitting Firm: Arup, San Francisco

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