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Welcome to our Field Notes podcast, where we interview industry personalities with interesting stories to tell.

Mike Grubb's exhaustive writing on steel bridge design led to him earning one of the profession's highest honors

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Thompson Center Redevelopment

Thompson Center Redevelopment

A Windy City icon is preparing to enter a new era--as Google's Chicago headquarters!

Façade demolition is underway at the Thompson Center, revealing the steel that will continue to support the landmark building in its next life. The project team, which includes Prime | Capri Interests, Jahn, and Clark Construction Group, is covering the atrium with a triple-pane glass exterior that will improve its thermal performance, bringing it in line with the tech giant's carbon-free energy goals.

Structural steel buildings offer flexibility that guarantees their usefulness for years to come. Read more about what makes structural steel buildings so versatile at . Then, put together our puzzle of the week at for a peek inside the Thompson Center’s redevelopment!

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