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SEP 2
2014

Nicoloff Detailing Project Featured on Cover of Structure Magazine

Olin Business School

Washington University in St. Louis recently expanded its Olin Business School on the Danforth Campus. The project included construction of two new buildings — Knight Hall and Bauer Hall — that are united by a soaring, three-story glass atrium.

The atrium roof is supported by two elliptical pipe trusses, with one part a rolled roof and the lower part a sloped roof, all attaching to the elliptical trusses.

Nicoloff Detailing of Edwardsville, Illinois, detailed the atrium roof, wall and curved stairs of the atrium using SDS/2.

To read more about this unique atrium roof structure, check out the August 2014 issue of Structure magazine.

SEP 2
2014

Last Week to Submit to Solid Steel Competition

This is the final week to submit your project to the 2014 SDS/2 Solid Steel Competition!

A signed release form must be faxed to 402.441.4045, to the attention of Stephanie Haith, before the competition deadline. All entries, including the job and fabricator, must be received at Design Data by September 5, 2014.

SEP 2
2014

Ashton to Present at NCSEA

At the upcoming National Council of Structural Engineers Associations conference September 17-20 in New Orleans, Louisiana, Design Data's Steve Ashton will present a session titled, "Practical Steel Connection Software Designs Using 2010 AISC Standard." The session — on Friday, September 19 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. — will cover effective procedures and time-saving tips for reviewing software-generated connection designs. The session will also address some common pitfalls and how to avoid them.

Visit NCSEA's website for more information.