February 10, 2011
by Canadian Architect
The 21st Ontario Steel Design Awards are now underway, and include a number of categories as follows:
Architectural: Buildings or other structures in which architectural considerations predominantly influenced the design of the structure.
Engineering: Buildings, bridges, process plants or other structures in which engineering considerations predominantly influenced the design and construction of the structure.
Green Buildings: Buildings or other structures in which steel has been reused, recycled or used as part of a sustainable development project – ie, LEED certification.
Projects Constructed Outside of Ontario: Industrial buildings or other structures constructed outside of the province that have been fabricated by a CISC Ontario Region Fabricator.
Projects Converted into Steel: Buildings or other structures in which structural steel was chosen over other building materials because of its unique structural qualities.
Submission guidelines require a written description which shall include a discussion of factors considered and reasons why the steel solution was selected. Also include a three-minute narrated PowerPoint presentation.
An intention to submit must be received by March 1, 2011; the final project submission deadline is April 1, 2011.
Please note the next Ontario Steel Design Awards are now held every two years.
For more information and a submission form, please visit www.cisc-icca.ca/awards/ontario/2011/ or contact Suja John, CISC Ontario, by e-mail at [email protected] or by phone at 905.946.0864 x106.
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