POLIGON "Open Air Steel Structures"

  • Big Ditch Brewing Co. 55 East Huron Street Buffalo, NY, 14203 United States

This one hour fast-paced AIA approved program will discuss the benifits of working with a specialty manufacturer to design, engineer, and fabricate open air steel structures.

Architects will become knowledgeable about the various types of open air steel
structures and how they contribute towards Biophilic Design (the Architecture of Life).

Course Outline
+History
+Applications & sectors
+Types
+Unique design considerations
+Process
+Case study
+How to identify the right specialty manufacturer
+Summary/discussion

Learning Objectives
The key elements in partnering with a specialty manufacturer of open air steel
structures include:

+Leveraging design expertise not found in conventional design approach.
+Understanding the difference between specialty manufacturers and conventional steel fabricators.
+Reducing the architect's scope, saving the architect time and money, yet still achieving the architects design intent.
+Identifying which specialty manufacturer may be right for your project.

Duration: 60 minutes
Learning Credits: 1 AlA Learning Unit (LU) hour

Register here.