A Portal to the World of Steel
“Like a silver phoenix, steel rises from the soil, glistening with the patina of the sun A bridge here, a structure there; the age of steel has just begun.”
The world is no stranger to steel. From spoons to skyscrapers, the versatile metal has found a place in almost every aspect of human life. Owing to its strength, The design and construction industry, in particular, has developed a special fondness for the material. In the past few decades, it has become a staple for architects, designers, and civil engineers. Steel, in the form of stanchions, girders, mesh, and more has created marvels for the world to look up at.
As high as steel can fly, it is also equally grounded. The material is a favorite of home-builders too, as, from small home improvements to large-scale appliances, the material has fascinated and empowered many.
TATA Steel has been a pioneer in building the story of steel in India. Through the years, the brand has worked extensively with the material, pushing boundaries and encouraging innovation. By intently studying the material, Tata Steel and its subheads, TATA Structura, TATA SBU, and others have brought to the limelight steel that is strong, durable, easy to use, and cost-effective.
It is safe to say that Tata Structura knows a thing or two about steel.
But for all the poetry and sonnets that are written about steel, it is not a difficult material to work with and understand.
And the TATA Structura Blog is here to provide you with this insight.
You don’t need an architecture or construction degree to read through the blogs. These blogs contain writings compiled by experts- architects, engineers, and people who have worked extensively with the material, written in a language that is simple, supported by images and illustrations that will make it easy for everyone to understand. Every piece also contains a Know Your Terminologies section- where design/construction terms used in the writing are explained through illustrations for even the layperson to understand.
So whether you are an architect, looking for inspiration to weave steel into wonders,
A civil engineer, looking for knowledge to make steel sing,
A home builder, searching for ways to mould it into a space in your house
Or a person, simply curious about the wondrous material,
The TATA Structura Blog holds something for everyone
Through words, graphics and pictures, embark on a journey, filled with beautiful sights. The blog is divided into 4 sections
1. Essays: Informative pieces on different aspects of steel
2. How to Build and Design: Instructables highlighting applications of steel. This section tells you not only how steel can be made into railings, pergolas, and more but also includes design strategies from architects.
3. Photo Essays: What is more inspirational than wonders that have already been created? Through Photo Essays, understand and get inspiration from how steel has been fashioned all over the world.
4. Opinion Pieces: Hear from architects, civil engineers, and designers who have worked in the field with the material, what they think of steel.
Explore the limitless possibilities offered by the material of the future.
Step through this portal- into the world of steel.