Atlas Observer

Introducing CAST CONNEX Architectural Tapers

by Jelani Rucker on October 29, 2013

It was a project Cast Connex was involved in about a year ago that really crystallized the need for standardized tapered ends for hollow structural sections (HSS) for use in architecturally exposed structural steel (AESS). The project is the Woods H*** Oceanographic Institution'...

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10 Inspiring Buildings Designed With Steel HSS

by Jelani Rucker on September 13, 2013

“Form follows function - that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.” – Frank Lloyd Wright I may never know what an architect thinks of steel, but I would imagine that while I find beauty in an objects function, an architect finds beauty in an objects form. So, if beauty is in...

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