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
b) National Award Winner – Greater than $75 Million Category
Newport Beach Civic Center and Park, Newport Beach, Calif.
Submitting Firm: Arup, San Francisco