Skeleton construction

Skeleton construction

Any construction in which the loads are transmitted to the ground by a frame, as opposed to construction with load-bearing walls.

multistory frame, skeleton construction

A building framework of more than one story in which loads are carried to the ground by a system of beams and columns.

skeleton construction

A type of construction, usually for high buildings, in which the loads and stresses are transmitted to the foundations by a steel framework of beams and columns; the walls are supported by the framework.
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underground demolition and shoring, demolition 2 levels of underground parking, verbauarbeiten as bmv wall, new building with 2 underground floors and 5 storeys in reinforced concrete skeleton construction.
Till now, the skeleton construction phase has been completed with some villas beginning the finishing work, said a statement from Swicorp.
So far, the skeleton construction phase has been completed with some villas beginning the finishing work.
In the second case, (prefabricated concrete skeleton construction with multi-storey columns) the verticality deviation of the column is decisive as it cannot be surveyed directly.
The existing compact 3-storey buildings structure in reinforced concrete skeleton construction is to be redeveloped.
The existing compact 3-storey building structure in reinforced concrete skeleton construction should be built.