Winners

 


The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) have selected the recipients of the 2018 Steel Design Student Competition. The competition recognizes sixteen exceptional projects, in two categories, that explore a variety of issues related to the use of steel in design and construction.

 

 Balloonité
 Students:   Nathalie Altamirano & Austin Vandepoll
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
 Faculty:    Marc Anthony Manack
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
 
 The Beta Commune
 Student:   Cera Yeo
California College of the Arts
 Faculty:   Christopher Falliers & Antje K. Steinmuller
California College of the Arts
 
Pressing Matters of Affordability
 Students:   Arturo Lujan, Pedro Pinera-Rodriguez, & Ryan Smith
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
 Faculty:   Christopher Jarrett & Peter L. Wong
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
 
 Interstitial Fabric
 Students:    Alin Codreanu, Stephanie Kortman, & Kirk Paisley
Lawrence Technological University
 Faculty:    Scott Gerald Shall
Lawrence Technological University
 
 Margin
 Student:   Kengo Kawagashira
Texas A&M University
 Faculty:   Ahmed K. Ali
Texas A&M University
 
 The Void
 Student:   Adan Ramos
University of Maryland
 Faculty:   Peter Noonan
University of Maryland
 
118 Main Street Revival
 Student:   Shane Powers
Virginia Tech
 Faculty:    Heinrich Schnoedt
Virginia Tech
 
 Affordable Housing
 Student:    Alnaim Ahmad & Anas Mahjoob
University of Colorado Denver
 Faculty:    Osman Attmann
University of Colorado Denver
 

 

Uproot
 Student:   Tatiana Estrina
Ryerson University
 Faculty:   Vincent Hui
Ryerson University
 
 Contagion
 Student:   Tyler Armstrong
California Polytechnic State University
 Faculty:    Margarida Yin
California Polytechnic State University
 
 Exocarpic Interceptor
 Students:    Stephen Breaux & Cutler Price
California Polytechnic State University
 Faculty:    Thomas Fowler, IV
California Polytechnic State University
 
 
 The Sheath
 Student:   Ariel Adhidevara & Saul Serrano
Diablo Valley College
 Faculty:   Daniel Abbott
Diablo Valley College
 
 The Silhouette: Kara Walker's Art Museum
 Students:   Jesse Gomez & Hanshi Li
Woodbury University
 Faculty:    Duane McLemore
Woodbury University
 
 Storing Memories
 Student:   John Harlan
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
 Faculty:   Erik M. Hemingway
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
 
 The Coney Express
 Students:   Dana Cameron & Zhi Mankin
California Polytechnic State University
 Faculty:   Thomas Fowler, IV
California Polytechnic State University
 
Dynamic Force on Context
 Student:    Guanzhou Ji
University of Washington
 Faculty:    Wyn Bielaska
University of Washington
 
The jury for the 2018 Steel Competition, Category I AFFORDABLE HOUSING includes: Margaret Griffin, Griffin Enright Architects & Southern California Institute of Architecture; Hans C. Herrmann, Mississippi State University; and Joanna Zhang, ‎Skidmore Owings & Merrill. The jury for the 2018 Steel Competition, Category II OPEN includes: Diogo Burnay, Dalhousie University; Ming Hu, University of Maryland; Elizabeth Martin-Malikian, Kennesaw State University. The jurors awarded First, Second, Third and five Honorable Mentions in both categories.

 

PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS
The competition had over 900 participants and received nearly 300 submissions from the following schools:

Ball State University, Boston Architectural College, California College of the Arts, California Polytechnic State University, Carleton University, Catholic University of America, City College of New York, Clemson University, Community College of Denver, Cornell University, Diablo Valley College, Florida A&M University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Howard University, Thomas Jefferson University, Lawrence Technological University, Louisiana Tech University, Marywood University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, NewSchool of Architecture and Design, North Carolina State University, North Dakota State University, Oklahoma State University, Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, Prairie View A&M University, Rhode Island School of Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, S. California Institute of Architecture, Southern Illinois University, State University of New York at Alfred State College, Temple University, Texas A&M University, The University of Colorado Boulder, Universidad De La Salle Bajío, Université de Québec à Montréal, Université Laval, University At Buffalo, SUNY, University of Colorado Denver, University of Hartford, University of Houston, U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, University of Kansas, University of Louisiana - Lafayette, University of Maine at Augusta, University of Maryland, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of New Mexico, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, University of Washington, University of Waterloo, Virginia Tech, Washington University in St. Louis, Western Kentucky University, & Woodbury University