24 May 2022

Marmormolen, Copenhagen: ‘Paving’ A ‘Services Highway’ Using Steel Beams

An eight-story multi-tenant office development consolidates its electrical and mechanical distribution systems in a “services highway,” a centralized 6-meter-wide bay. Steel beams, with the same...

24 May 2022

Sara Cultural Center, Skellefteå, Sweden: Steel Box Trusses & Tension Rods Allow Long Spans and A Timber Core

This 73-meter mixed-use building uses no concrete in its load-bearing structure. Instead, lateral loads and long spans are taken up by a large steel box...

24 May 2022

De Karel Doorman, Rotterdam: An Ultra-Lightweight Vertical Extension Using Steel Beams & Stud Walls

This project adds 16 residential floors on top of an existing 1951 department store. The system is a combination of steel columns and beams, metal...

24 May 2022

Lumber Tower, Kristiansand & Valle Wood Office Towers: Using Steel Connections To Enable Complex Geometries

Two key projects are presented, in which steel-timber hybrid solutions allow for optimization of structural performance and material efficiency. Using hybrid joints can deal efficiently...

24 May 2022

Lighthouse, Joensuu, Finland: Thread Bars in a Discontinuous Post-Tension System

Current practice is to use concrete decks as floor systems when evaluating the performance of steel frames. This presentation proposes an alternative system, supported by...

24 May 2022

Stockholm Central Station: A Steel-Timber Transit-Oriented Development

A unique response to solving a complex master planning and over decking project, steel and timber are used in a hybrid fashion to provide ultimate...