framed house

wood-frame construction

Building construction in which exterior walls, load-bearing walls and partitions, floor and roof constructions, and their supports, are all built of wood. See balloon framing, iron framing, platform framing, post-and-beam framing, post-and-girt framing, western framing; also see timber-framed building, timber-framed house. Compare with steel-frame construction.
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