Steel VS. Concrete. Which is better for building?

When starting a new construction project, the thing people give the most thinking to is the material they are going to do it with, which goes hand in hand with the company they are going to develop their project with, also one of the main preoccupations. Among the various material options out there on the market today, this article will be aimed to compare steel to concrete. The first is the most modern way, while the second has been present…

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Gastronomy and Steel Structures

For thousands of years, stainless steel has proven to be, time after time, a food-safe material. After all, it does not corrode, rust, expel any flavors or color when exposed to chemicals, or provide livable conditions for harmful pathogens. In terms of hygiene and durability, stainless steel is still surprising people and overtaking territory from other materials such as copper, wood and plastic, to name a few, and making noise within the food and drink industries, as exposed in the…

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Prefab Metal Buildings: Your New, Modern, and More Accessible home

Prefabricated steel buildings are the structures of the future – the future of industrial development, warehousing, storage, and even homes. Yes, that’s right, homes. Homes made out of steel are becoming a popular housing trend as a less expensive, quick, safe, secure, and efficient option for future homeowners. Steel is one of the fastest growing housing trends across the country given that there is a growing demand for affordable, functional homes that are both safe and secure. As steel buildings…

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The Food Industry and Steel

Steel is rapidly and surely overtaking many industries, such as the building industry, but one that may not be so popular is the food industry. Steel has countless of benefits that are not as well-known as the ones listed in the article “Steel Buildings: The Future of Architecture”. These not so known benefits are extremely important for said industry, which has a lot of demands and requirements. Steel Benefits Regarding the Food IndustryDurable lifetime material solution: this point needs no explanation.…

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Steel Structures: Accessible building

There is a hot new trend: shipping container homes. This basically means that you modify, and re-purpose used shipping containers and stick them together to build a house. Your home. With a lot of thinking and creativity, and after a lot of cooperation, architects, designers, and builders have actually found a way to transform big boxes of steel into beautiful and fully functional homes. With proper planning, it is now possible to design and build a luxurious house for half…

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New Trend: Prefabricated Steel Structures

A Pre-Engineered Steel Building is the result of assembling prefabricated metal pieces into a building. The concept is designed to provide a complete building envelope system which is airtight, energy efficient, optimum in weight and cost and, above all, designed to fit user requirement like a well fitted glove. This is a very versatile building system that can be finished internally to serve any required function and accessorized externally to achieve attractive and distinctive architectural styles. It offers numerous benefits…

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What to Avoid when Thinking About Building with a Metal Company

Metal buildings are the most asked for buildings to architects and engineers nowadays and given that they are the new trend because of how practical yet beautiful and enchanting they are, it is logical for you to be thinking about building with metal. Before you let yourself be absorbed by the world of metal buildings, you should know what exactly it is you are getting yourself into, so as to be able to avoid problems in the future.   1.…

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Steel Buildings: Architectural Art

Everyone is familiar to the term “art”, but if you were to be asked about its definition, you probably would not know exactly what to say. Art can be defined as the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power. During time architecture has become a form of art, and, because of all the thinking, planning and…

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The origins of Steel Buildings

The origins of Steel Buildings Have you ever heard of the phrase “the best way to predict someone’s future is based on their past”? And with steel being the referred to “someone”, the phrase could not be more accurate. Let me introduce you to the first building mainly made out of steel in the United States of America: The Rand McNally Building. Above rests a picture of the Rand McNally. Before getting into detail about the world's first all-steel framed…

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Steel Buildings: The future of Architecture

Steel Buildings: The future of Architecture In such a shifting and innovative world, one needs to be ahead of the new trends in order to be able to make a profit out of them. When talking about architectural structures steel is the way to do so.     What is a steel building to begin with? It is basically a building made from steel or aluminum even. These materials are mainly used for storage buildings, deposits, hangars to secure planes…

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