beam building

beam building

[′bēm ‚bil·diŋ]
(mining engineering)
A process of rock bolting in flat-lying deposits where the bolts are installed in bedded rock to bind the strata together to act as a single beam capable of supporting itself, thus stabilizing the overlying rock.
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A three-story brick and beam building in South Boston that used to be home to the Standard Rivet Company will be renovated and expanded as part of a project that will result in nearly 52,000 square feet of new commercial office space and 12,000 square feet of ground-floor space to be used for retail tenants and a fitness club.
It's a lovely spot and the brick and beam building, with its minstrels' gallery, looks ideal for the wedding snaps.
Although a profitable business, it didn't make much sense for the Hollingsworth family to spend millions to retrofit an old post and beam building.
The open to import segment also differentiated itself by more aggressively switching from traditional post and beam building to new rationalized post and beam building methods.
Being non-tensioned, this bolt has been considered a passive system with no beam building effect.
Architype favours a timber frame, post and beam building method developed by architect Walter Segal.
Yankee Barn Homes post and beam building system cuts cost and time onsite for Jackson, WY home owner.
Schroeder 1984 Timber Frame Construction: All About Post-and Beam Building, Storey Communications, Pownal, VT.
The brick and beam buildings, together offering more than 57,000 s/f of office space and 22,000 s/f of retail, have been designed with industrial and warehouse architecture to appeal to financial and technology tenants.
They were handy for ship builders or where carpenters needed to bore trunnel (wood peg) holes in the corner of post and beam buildings and could not swing a bit brace.
2]) of chilled beam buildings, chose an ACB+DOAS design.
We (the large majority of SBers) do not recommend chicken wire as SB lath in most instances and we do not recommend overall lath of any kind in post and beam buildings.