prefabricated unit

prefabricated unit

A built-up section, forming an individual structural element of a building (for example, a built-up beam, column, girder, plank, strut, or truss), which is prefabricated prior to its incorporation into the structure; usually includes any required means for erection and connection at the building site to complete the structural frame.
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This week's planning applications for Monklands which have been submitted to North Lanarkshire Council are as follows- Scottish Police Authority: installation of one prefabricated unit; at Scottish crime campus, Craignethan Drive, Gartcosh.
After printing, the bathroom is furnished with toilet fittings to become a prefabricated unit, ready for use in construction projects.
The Development consists of Retention for period of 5 years of Previously granted Permission for single storey prefabricated unit containing two resource Rooms, tea station and sanitary accommodation, together with connection to existing surface and foul sewer, watermains, all associated site works as granted by Reg.
The weight of the prefabricated unit was another important issue.
He said: "This man is living in a prefabricated unit and doesn't have any property or a thing to his name."
Hakogi said she fell ill during her stay in the evacuation shelter and that she will live with her son in the prefabricated unit.
Baguettes lock into appropriate beads and the whole assembly - windows, spandrel and terracotta elements - is delivered to the site as a storey-height prefabricated unit.