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Steel meets culture

Steel meets culture Editorial DOI: 10.1002/stco.201010017 As the organisers, it is a great pleasure trofitting, seismic iso lation, fire related issues, composite for us as that the journal Steel Con- structures, cold-formed/light gauge steel structures and struction – Design and Research de- case studies. cided to publish eight selected papers 115 Abstracts were received for the symposium of from the international symposium Steel which 82 were accepted. Steel Structures: Culture & Structures: Culture & Sustainability Sustainability 2010 Proceeding is planned to consist of 2 2010 (SSCS 2010) in a special issue. So, keynote lectures and 75 papers from 22 countries. The eight of the most interesting symposium keynote lecturers are Architect Alessandro Zoppini papers select ed by the Board of Editors from Italy and Prof. Ing. Jean-Baptiste Schleich from are included in the September issue of Luxembourg. Nesrin Yardimci the journal. SSCS 2010 also attracted substantial sponsorship Istanbul is a very old city in which by major companies in the steel industry which indicates the remains of many ancient civiliza - the growing strength of constructional steel in Turkey. We tions and their cultures can be seen in sincerely thank all our sponsors for their most valuable harmony. Also known as Byzantium, support in making SSCS 2010 a successful event all round. Constantinople and Konstantiniyye Another highlight in the September issue of Steel through its long history, the city has Construction is the integration of Architecture Steel served as the capital of Stahl Acier in the journal as a consequence of the coope- – the Roman Empire, ration between ECCS and Ernst & Sohn. From now on, – the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Em- valuable case studies will be published regularly in the pire, journal alongside scientific articles. Despite the short Luís Simo ˜es da Silva – the Ottoman Empire. period of time since Steel Construction came into being, it has become one of the most important reference publi- With the old versus the new and the cations within the structural steel industry throughout the world. traditional versus the modern, Istanbul is full of contrasts and colourful views and has been selected as Cultural Capital Prof. Dr. Nesrin Yardimci, Yeditepe University, of Europe for the year 2010 when the President of TUCSA & ECCS Annual Meetings of the European Con- vention for Constructional Steelwork (ECCS) would also take place. These two important events gave us the oppor- Milan Veljkovic tunity and the mission to organize a Prof. Luís Simo ˜es da Silva, University of Coimbra, Symposium for architects, structural Chairman of Technical Management Board engineers, designers, steel fabricators and builders as well as urban psycho- logists, social planners and environ- mentalists to discuss new horizons on steel structuring in relation to contem- porary culture, giving way to a new Prof. Milan Veljkovic, Luleå University of Technology European vision for a better and sus - tainable future. Consequently, the in- ternational symposium SSCS 2010 was Harun Batirbaygil organised. Besides design issues and research Prof. Dr. Harun Batirbaygil, Okan University related to steel structures, SSCS 2010 also covers historical and cultural aspects of steel structures and archi- tecture, structural design concepts, sustainability, steel structures in relation Prof. Dr. Cavidan Yorgun, Istanbul Technical University to architectural functions and forms, structural issues including stability and connections, constructional issues, Cavidan Yorgun wind effect, earthquake resistance, re- © Ernst & Sohn Verlag für Architektur und technische Wissenschaften GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin · Steel Construction 3 (2010), No. 3 127 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Steel Construction: Design and Research Wiley

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Editorial DOI: 10.1002/stco.201010017 As the organisers, it is a great pleasure trofitting, seismic iso lation, fire related issues, composite for us as that the journal Steel Con- structures, cold-formed/light gauge steel structures and struction – Design and Research de- case studies. cided to publish eight selected papers 115 Abstracts were received for the symposium of from the international symposium Steel which 82 were accepted. Steel Structures: Culture & Structures: Culture & Sustainability Sustainability 2010 Proceeding is planned to consist of 2 2010 (SSCS 2010) in a special issue. So, keynote lectures and 75 papers from 22 countries. The eight of the most interesting symposium keynote lecturers are Architect Alessandro Zoppini papers select ed by the Board of Editors from Italy and Prof. Ing. Jean-Baptiste Schleich from are included in the September issue of Luxembourg. Nesrin Yardimci the journal. SSCS 2010 also attracted substantial sponsorship Istanbul is a very old city in which by major companies in the steel industry which indicates the remains of many ancient civiliza - the growing strength of constructional steel in Turkey. We tions and their cultures can be seen in sincerely thank all our sponsors for their most valuable harmony. Also known as Byzantium, support in making SSCS 2010 a successful event all round. Constantinople and Konstantiniyye Another highlight in the September issue of Steel through its long history, the city has Construction is the integration of Architecture Steel served as the capital of Stahl Acier in the journal as a consequence of the coope- – the Roman Empire, ration between ECCS and Ernst & Sohn. From now on, – the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Em- valuable case studies will be published regularly in the pire, journal alongside scientific articles. Despite the short Luís Simo ˜es da Silva – the Ottoman Empire. period of time since Steel Construction came into being, it has become one of the most important reference publi- With the old versus the new and the cations within the structural steel industry throughout the world. traditional versus the modern, Istanbul is full of contrasts and colourful views and has been selected as Cultural Capital Prof. Dr. Nesrin Yardimci, Yeditepe University, of Europe for the year 2010 when the President of TUCSA & ECCS Annual Meetings of the European Con- vention for Constructional Steelwork (ECCS) would also take place. These two important events gave us the oppor- Milan Veljkovic tunity and the mission to organize a Prof. Luís Simo ˜es da Silva, University of Coimbra, Symposium for architects, structural Chairman of Technical Management Board engineers, designers, steel fabricators and builders as well as urban psycho- logists, social planners and environ- mentalists to discuss new horizons on steel structuring in relation to contem- porary culture, giving way to a new Prof. Milan Veljkovic, Luleå University of Technology European vision for a better and sus - tainable future. Consequently, the in- ternational symposium SSCS 2010 was Harun Batirbaygil organised. Besides design issues and research Prof. Dr. Harun Batirbaygil, Okan University related to steel structures, SSCS 2010 also covers historical and cultural aspects of steel structures and archi- tecture, structural design concepts, sustainability, steel structures in relation Prof. Dr. Cavidan Yorgun, Istanbul Technical University to architectural functions and forms, structural issues including stability and connections, constructional issues, Cavidan Yorgun wind effect, earthquake resistance, re- © Ernst & Sohn Verlag für Architektur und technische Wissenschaften GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin · Steel Construction 3 (2010), No. 3 127

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