building frame

building frame

The structural framing system of a building having an essentially complete space frame that supports vertical loads.
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Contract notice: Supplies and products for the building frame (11 lots) agreement.
Three Men Building Frame shows the men behind the metalwork in neat sections, and they almost look like they're dancing, but their expressions are all seriousness.
Approximately 850 tonnes of steel form the building frame and the building has around 530 external glass panels.
The roof lining and cladding will start once the front section of the building frame is put up which is scheduled to be before the end of November.
Daniel Hurley, 31, from Banduff in Cork City, suffered severe injuries when a steel building frame collapsed on top of him shortly after 8.
Daniel Hurley suffered severe injuries when a steel building frame collapsed on top of him.
Welsh softwood is used to create box beams for the building frame and then pre-insulated infill panels with voids for windows and doors are attached.
The public garage is virtually finished, the East Building has been framed and enclosed, and the West building frame is nearing completion.
To obtain insights into the specific characteristics and peculiarities of round mortise and tenon join t building frame construction, a small building was designed and constructed utilizing this system.
The system is a very efficient method of construction because a conventional building frame is not needed - saving hundreds of tonnes of steel,' Mr Besant-Roberts said.
The building frame is structural steel with extensive use of brick and precast energy-saving tinted glass on the exterior, a huge clear story atrium, concrete roof tiles and a cupola with the university insignia made of marble as the crowning glory.
The design requirements call for an earthquake protection level for the hotel that is approximately equivalent to that of northern California without extensive changes or reconstruction of the building frame.

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