Knowledge is power and we are pleased to share our expertise with you. We offer a unique AIA approved CEU presentation designed to educate & inspire.

“Great, informative, polished presentation. To keep and hold the attention of 48 busy architects is to be acknowledged.”

– Ziegler Cooper Architects (Houston, TX)

get in touch:

To learn more about a presentation or to schedule for your practice, contact:

  2. 616.888.3533

open air steel structures

This is not a product, but rather a process… and yes, you will learn about world class products. The process will free you up, allowing you to continue focusing on what you do best – designing innovative, thoughtful spaces.


  • History of steel
  • Applications & sectors
  • 4 types of structures
  • Unique design considerations
  • The process
  • Case study: drive through canopy
  • How to identify the right specialty manufacturer
  • Summary/Discussion

Duration: 60 minutes

Learning Credits: 1 AIA HSW credit

don’t take our word for it:

  • “One of the best presentations to come through our offices. Well impressed.” Cannon Design (Chicago, IL)
  • “Well organized presentation.  I wished I would have known about CEAS+ before today.” Schmidt Associates (Indianapolis, IN)
  • “Excellent! Really thorough and informative, loved the history background and samples.” GMB ae (Holland, MI)
  • “Relevant, thoughtful, time saving process for architects. Great presentation!” PBK (Houston, TX)
  • “One of the best CEUs I’ve attended in a while. A 10 out of 10!” Looking forward to our next canopy project.” Fanning Howey (Indianapolis, IN)
  • “Outstanding depth of knowledge on material. Excellent presentation and relevancy! I learned a lot.” MG Architects (Houston, TX)
  • “I really enjoyed this presentation and overall enthusiasm by the presenter. This is a better way to design, engineer and build.” Design Collaborative (FT Wayne, IN)
  • “Canopy systems are in high demand in urban metropolitan areas. The timing of this presentation was perfect.” Omniplan (Dallas, TX)