Steel continues to provide engineers and architects with the capacity to deliver flexible, creative, economic and technically inspiring buildings. The American Institute of Steel Construction has now recognised 12 of the country’s best.

Emphasis has been placed on imaginative solutions to the project’s program requirements: applications of innovative design approaches in areas such as connections, gravity systems, lateral load resisting systems, fire protection and blast; the aesthetic and visual impact of the project, the innovative use of architecturally exposed structural steel, technical or…