Skip to main content

Solid Steel Awards

SDS2 Solid Steel Competition, Awards, SDS2 Steel Detailing Software
SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT

The Prizes

The grand prize winner for each category will receive:

  • $3,000 off SDS2 service fees for next year
  • A Solid Steel Awards Trophy
  • Potential opportunity for project feature in media outlets and/or SDS2 case study
  • One complimentary registration pass for SDS2 Summit 2023

 

The second place winner in each category will receive:

  • $1,000 off SDS2 service fees for next year
  • A Solid Steel Awards Trophy
  • One complimentary registration pass for SDS2 Summit 2023

The Process

Submissions for the 2022 Solid Steel Awards are now open. The deadline for submitting your projects is August 12. 

SDS2's internal judging panel will select finalists in each category to be presented for open public voting, and the winners will be announced at SDS2 Summit 2022, taking place October 19-20 in San Antonio, Texas.


SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT TODAY

 

What our judges look for:

  • Project aesthetics
  • Complexity of structure and connections
  • Use of SDS2 to solve project challenges. For example, the use of parametrics, custom members, automatic and user-modeled features
  • Overall "wow" factor — project uniqueness and creativity in execution

 

Entry Requirements:

  • To submit your project, fill out the entry form in as much detail as possible. You will also be asked to upload relevant project files, including the SDS2 model, as well as a legal release form. 
  • Submission is free - there is no entry fee for this competition
  • We accept one entry per company, per category
  • Each submitter must be using SDS2 Version 2018 and newer
  • All projects must have been created within the last three years
  • New buildings, major retrofits or expansion projects are eligible
  • Complete and nearly complete projects can be submitted

Categories

Commercial, Large Tonnage

Commercial, Large Tonnage

Commercial, Small Tonnage

Commercial, Small Tonnage

Industrial

Industrial

2021 Solid Steel Award Winners