Wood frame construction

Wood frame construction

Construction in which the exterior walls, bearing walls and partitions, floor and roof constructions, and their supports are of wood or other combustible material (compare to heavy-timber construction).
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Tenders are invited for Wood frame construction of a workshop and shelter "La Cabane" at Avaugour farm, Bois Meur, Saint-Pever
Likewise, sawn timber production and exports are booming in Japan, largely due to increasing demand from China owing to high inclination towards Japanese wood frame construction methods.
The sheller named for Doherty's adopted hometown had several unique features, including wood frame construction, an unusual flywheel configuration, an incorporated inlet casting, a spring sheller process and primary and secondary discharge.
Rudolph designed the house as white-painted wood frame construction to tap into the long tradition of such houses in the American South, where he grew up, with porches and a comfortable domestic feeling.
Wood frame construction was promoted by groups like the Canadian Wood Council and Ontario's Wood Works as the best option to build sustainable and affordable housing to infill spaces in high density urban areas, where this material can cost up to 20 per cent less than steel and concrete buildings of comparative sizes.
Wood frame construction is often considered to be 100% Probable Maximum Loss (PML) for the fire exposure.
The delegation traveled to Shanghai, visiting Canada Wood, a large floor manufacturing plant and a vocational school that trains students in wood frame construction. Other meetings included a visit to the Shanghai Federation of Trade and Commerce and Board of Trade and a tour of a home improvement big box store.
The primary goals of the project were to conduct research and develop guidelines for the assessment and repair of earthquake damage in wood frame construction. The ultimate aim was to improve objectivity and consistency in the infrequent--but essential--task of post-earthquake damage assessment and repair in wood frame construction.
March 11, 2009: Wood Frame Construction Manual Workshop, Crown Plaza Chicago-O'Hare, Rosemont, Illinois.
"You can take all the EIFS liability and capture it into a single box of 'residential wood frame construction.'" said Phil Loscoe, a spokesman for Dryvit, the leading manufacturer of synthetic stucco products.
Duane Carlson was promoted to Vice President of Construction, responsible for both high-rise and wood frame construction in northern California.
Buildings are of wood frame construction on concrete block foundations with brick exteriors.