Catherine Houska


Catherine Houska is a leading USA based international expert on the use of stainless steel in architecture.  An architectural consultant for the Nickel Institute, the International Molybdenum Association (IMOA) and Speciality Steel Industry of North America (SSINA), she has assisted designers in selecting the right stainless steel grades and finishes for high profile projects around the world.

A metallurgist by training, she is regularly sought out by architects, owners, contractors and fabricators for her expertise in evaluating site corrosiveness, specifications and fabrication techniques on new and problematic projects.

She is the author of more than eighty articles, papers and technical brochures on stainless steel in architecture and she is a frequent contributor to a number of leading industry publication.  Catherine also speaks at high profile national and international conferences and events.

Active in many professional organisations, her workshops have been held throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Pacific Rim.  Architects everywhere are benefiting from her expertise, leading to successful designing in stainless steel.

Catherine Houska held a series of highly successful seminars in South Africa in 2007 and again in 2013 presenting a comprehensive one-day workshop covering technical information necessary to successfully execute designs in stainless steel.

For more information contact Mankabe More on 011 883 0119 or email

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