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2008 Solid Steel Competition Call for EntriesJuly 2, 2008
Design Data is now seeking entries for the 2008 Solid Steel Competition. The Solid Steel Competition is designed to recognize innovative, challenging projects detailed using SDS/2. The deadline for submitting entries is September 12, 2008.
Increased Award Amounts, IDEAS2 Submittal Assistance
This year, grand prize winners in each category – commercial and industrial – will be awarded $3,000 off one year of SDS/2 software service fees, $2,500 in STEELBUCK$ and an award. A Best of Show, given to one entry, will be awarded $1,500 off one year of SDS/2 software service fees, $1,500 in STEELBUCK$ and an award.
Design Data also will pay any entry fees and assist in submission of IDEAS2 entries for those Solid Steel Competition winners who meet IDEAS2 submittal criteria. Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel (IDEAS2) is an American Institute of Steel Construction awards program that recognizes projects with an innovative use of structural steel.
Winners to be Announced in October
The awards will be presented at the 2008 SDS/2 Users Group Conference in Lincoln, Nebraska. The conference is being held October 16-17. The winners will be recognized in a special issue of The Connector newsletter and a 2009 Design Data calendar.