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Smarter school design and construction

Solve your top 5 challenges

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Get the guide that teaches you how

Achieve superior designs while meeting the unique performance demands of the education market. Learn how today's steel building systems combine to solve five common challenges in school design and construction.

  • 1. Design flexibility
  • 2. Health and safety
  • 3. Acoustic control
  • 4. Aesthetics
  • 5. Sustainability

A new school of design thought

Case study: Natatorium design


Take a deep dive into natatorium design and learn how the right steel building system addresses the two main issues facing these projects: Humid environments prone to corrosion and cavernous open spaces that act as giant echo chambers.

Project gallery: Education facilities

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See how steel building systems create stunning and inspiring school designs. Our project photo galleries showcase eight school designs with more than 40 photos that illustrate how steel building systems are the ideal answer for education applications.

Credit-hour courses: AIA and PDH

credit-hour courses

Build on your knowledge of steel building system design and specification with one of our continuing education courses. Keep you and your team at the forefront, learning the latest from our education specialists while earning AIA LU/HSW or PDH credit.

Talk with a system specialist

Contact us to learn more about our steel building systems and determine what solution is right for your school project.

Market segments and applications

Inspiring structural steel design and engineering solutions from a wide range of market segments and applications.


From sweeping interiors at the nation’s biggest air travel hubs to functional rain canopies at outdoor train and bus stops, steel is the ideal material for transportation projects.


Accommodating open space designs with needed flexibility and integrating seamlessly with branded architectural visions makes steel the right buy for retail construction.


Structural steel makes the grade by providing safe and cost-effective environments conducive to learning, while mitigating the acoustics of eager students.

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Creating open and artful spaces for fine performances with large gatherings, and scoring big with sports fans at major stadiums, structural steel wins every time.


Composite steel deck creates open spans for life-saving equipment, while controlling vibrations that can interfere with surgical procedures in healthcare facilities.


Engineering and design breakthroughs contribute to aesthetics and performance with structural steel deck solutions that maximize overall space efficiency.


With new construction projects optimized and historic spaces revitalized, structural steel is reshaping today’s office development projects beautifully and efficiently.


Design efficiency is at work in the steel joists, Joist Girders, and deck that provide the open spans and MEP integration of today’s warehouses and wide-open-industrial spaces.

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