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2022 MBMA Student Design Competition Opens July 15th

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) 2022 Student Design Competition opens to individuals and teams that wish to register on July 15, 2022. Offering more than $28,000 in prizes across two divisions—graduate and undergraduate—this year’s contest challenges architecture students to create an innovative metal building design for a new municipal fire station. Individual students or teams interested in this exciting opportunity can register at with submissions due by January 6, 2023.

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MBMA to Hold 2022 Architecture Faculty Workshop in Nashville

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) is gearing up to host its third annual Architecture Faculty Workshop for college and university professors nationwide. The two-day event will take place August 2-3, 2022, in Nashville, Tennessee. Registration for the program is now open at MBMA will cover all expenses for architecture educators who attend, including travel costs, lodging and meals.

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MBMA Announces 2021 Safety Award Winners

Each year the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) honors member companies that demonstrate exceptional performance in maintaining workplace safety. These awards are given to Building Systems members as well as Associate members for their performance during the previous calendar year. Safety awards for the 2021 year were presented during the 2022 MBMA Spring Meeting held April 27-29 in Tucson, Arizona.

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Changing Times Signal Great Opportunity

A good friend in the industry likes to point out that in every vehicle you drive, you’ll always see one thing that never changes—the rearview mirror is only a fraction of the size of the windshield. That analogy reminds us to remember what’s behind us, and that our focus clearly needs to be... Read more.

MBMA Announces 2021 Student Design Competition Award Winners

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) is pleased to announce the winners of its inaugural Student Design Competition. On February 15, 2022, the association acknowledged five students and their faculty sponsors in an online ceremony and awarded a total of $16,000 in awards.

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MBMA Develops Long-Range Plan to Create Educational Materials for Architecture Students

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has published the first report in its new Architectural Significance in Metal Buildings series created for undergraduate and graduate architecture programs. Kicking off a multiyear initiative to introduce students to metal building systems, the new folio explores the design challenges and outcomes of the Alamo Beer Company building project in San Antonio, Texas.

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MBMA Announces Award Winners at 2021 Annual Meeting

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) presented several awards at the 2021 MBMA Annual Meeting, held December 8-9 in Indian Wells, Calif. 13 members earn Industry Advocate Awards while Dave

Tomchack & Todd Carlson receive the Innovation Award.

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