Resources

 
RESOURCES
An intention of all ACSA competitions is to make students aware that research is a fundamental element of any design solution. Students are encouraged to research material properties and methods of steel construction, as well as precedent projects that demonstrate innovative use of structural steel such as those listed below.

STEEL CONSTRUCTION REFERENCES

  1. AISC website: www.aisc.org
  2. Modern Steel Construction: This authoritative monthly magazine is made available free of charge to architectural students taking steel design courses. This magazine covers the use of fabricated structural steel in the variety of structural types. It presents information on the newest and most advanced applications of structural steel in a wide range of structures. Issues of Modern Steel Construction (1996 - Present) are available online. Visit www.modernsteel.com to view them
  3. Terri Meyer Boake. Understanding Steel Design: An Architectural Design Manual. (Birkhäuser 2013)
  4. John Fernandez. Material Architecture. (Spon Press, 2006)
  5. Victoria Bell and Patrick Rand. Materials for Design. (Princeton Architectural Press, 2006)
  6. Shulitz, Habermann, Sobek. Steel Construction Manual. (Birkhäuser Basel 2000)
  7. Annette LeCuyer. Steel and Beyond. (Birkhäuser Basel 2003)

 
BORDER CROSSING: REFERENCES

  1. Borders: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), by Alexander C. Diener (Author), Joshua Hagen (Author), Oxford University Press, USA
  2. Walls: Travels Along the Barricades, by Marcello Di Cintio, Soft Skull Press
  3. Handbook of Best Practices at Border Crossings – A Trade and Transport Facilitation Perspective, 2012 United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE); www.unece.org and Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE); www.osce.org
    http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/.../OSCE-UNECE_Handbook.pdf‎,

 
BORDER CROSSING: SELECT PRECEDENT PROJECTS

  1. Sarpi Border Checkpoint in Georgia / J. Mayer H. Architects
    "Sarpi Border Checkpoint in Georgia / J. Mayer H. Architects" 15 Nov 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 16 Sep 2013. <http://www.archdaily.com/184315>
  2. The Miller Hull Partnership unveils new designs for San Ysidro U.S. Land Port of Entry Jordana, Sebastian. "The Miller Hull Partnership unveils new designs for San Ysidro U.S. Land Port of Entry" 31 Aug 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 16 Sep 2013. http://www.archdaily.com/75739
  3. Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities Competition winners Jordana, Sebastian. "Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities Competition winners" 17 May 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 16 Sep 2013. <http://www.archdaily.com/60330>