|Update 4.10.2013: Die Verleihung des Europäischen Stahlbaupreises|
ECCS Press-Release | 18.07.2013
European Steel Design Awards 2013:
Outstanding design in steel construction emphasizes the many advantages of steel in construction, production, economy and architecture. The European Steel Design Awards are given by the European Convention for Constructional Steelwork (ECCS) every two years to encourage the creative and outstanding use of steel in architecture and construction.
Steel offers new solutions and opportunities, allowing architects and engineers to stretch their imagination and actually create some of the challenging structures. Structural steel is low cost, strength, durability, design flexibility, adaptability, recyclability and sustainability making it the material of choice in building construction. Within the European Steel Design Awards, the most outstanding European projects can be evaluated and brought to a larger, international audience – throughout their publication and the distinction of their creators and mentors.
The awards are therefore dedicated to the owner, the architects, the engineers and the steelwork contractor of one outstanding national project per member country in order to esteem their collaboration and the excellence of their work. The national member has evaluated the submitted projects within a professional jury and