Welcome to our Resource Page where you will find information to help you research and learn about metal building systems. After you learn about metal buildings, we are anxious to see your architectural passion and creativity applied to your design competition submittal.
We suggest you start with the Quickstart Guide and then browse the other resources we have on this page as well as our general website: mbma.com. Click to view and/or download.
Additional resources below include videos, architectural folios, project precedents, metal building case studies, sustainable and green design references.
Introduction to Metal Building Systems
Award Winning Metal Building Projects
How It’s Made
Metal Building Wind Loads – Longitudinal
Metal Building Gravity Loads
Metal Buildings 101
How It’s Built
Metal Building Wind Loads – Transverse
Metal Building Nomenclature
Student Design Competitions Enrich Architect Education: A Professors Perspective
The following architectural folios feature an in depth look at a particular metal building project and its architectural design.
Sustainable & Green Design
Additional Case Studies
We have several case studies that feature different metal building applications and will help you see what you can do with a metal building. Click to view and/or download.