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Corus and the BCSA have announced a 17 project shortlist for the 2010 Structural Steel Design Awards (SSDA), the 42nd year they have been held.

The projects shortlisted reflect the geographical spread of steel’s appeal for jobs large and not-so-large, including single storey and multi storey buildings, bridges and other structures. The sectors of the construction market represented include transport, energy, education, leisure and industrial.

David Lazenby CBE, Chairman of the SSDA Judging Panel, said: “Structural steelwork demonstrates success yet again, as the material of choice. In these tough times the entries to the SSDA show great imagination, professionalism and service to the clients.

We are starting to see work related to the 2012 Olympics, but there are less of the “little gems” that we always hope to reward.

In challenging situations, the teams involved in these really exciting schemes have acted in concerted efforts to produce some outstanding results. 2010 has brought forward a great demonstration of the industry’s strength and capabilities.”

The winners of the awards will be announced at an evening reception at the Imperial War Museum, London, on 8 July.

The full shortlist is:

  • A40 Perryn Road Footbridge: Acton
  • Audi: Brentford
  • Cathedral Bridge: Derby
  • Courtyard Infill: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Energy Recovery Plant: Corus Port Talbot
  • Forthside Pedestrian Bridge: Stirling
  • Helical Stair: 500 Brook Drive, Green Park, Reading
  • Infinity Bridge: Stockton-on-Tees
  • Legacy Roof: London Aquatics Centre
  • M8 Harthill Footbridge Replacement: South Lanarkshire
  • Monkseaton Community High School: North Tyneside
  • North Liverpool Academy: Liverpool
  • Riverside Bridge: Cambridge
  • Riverside Museum: Glasgow
  • Terminal 2: Dublin Airport
  • The Rosebowl: Leeds Metropolitan University
  • Wind Turbine Enclosure, Strata: London SE1
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