In newer tract homes, builders often use ready-made roof trusses that span the house from side to side with no central bearing wall
The seven-story masonry bearing wall
and concrete plank building will boast 56,000 square feet.
Its simple volume is defined by stone bearing walls
built up in layers of rough hewn yellow-grey granite from Santiago de Compostela that seem neither monolithic nor massive because of the thinness, striation and texture of the blocks.
The upper addition rests on interior bearing walls
Retrofitting the infrastructure needs of today's business and modifying work space in a building constructed in 1912 with fixed interior bearing walls
and an exterior of granite, cast-stone and marble, has been a real challenge for us over the years," said Eric Clapp, Facilities Coordinator.
Modular system with bearing walls
, telescopic rails, ABS baskets with dividers modules, incl.