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9/1/2008

Consteel Winner of Tekla 2008 UK Model Competition

Tekla’s 2008 UK Model CompetitionHirschfeld’s subsidiary, Consteel Technical Services Ltd., was announced as winner of Tekla’s 2008 UK Model Competition in the over 150 tons category for its model of the prestigious Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts building currently being fabricated by Hirschfeld. The model consists of a theatre and concert hall with a link bridge between them. Located in Kansas City, Missouri, the building is curved with the front of the roof forming part of a torus. The rear is made up of radial trusses that step at each radial grid line.

This award is the second achieved by Consteel in the last three years, having previously won for their work on the Gaylord Texas Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.

 

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