steel-frame construction

steel-frame construction

Construction in which the structural supporting elements consist of combinations of steel beams, steel girders, and steel columns, joined together at their intersections.
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These include some of the best houses in Kings Park, the tenement with the half-timbered top at 55 Baker Street, THEWOLF Craig building in Port Street which with its steel-frame construction and electric lighting was one of the first of its kind, and the distinctive red brick tenement at 29-31 Friars Street.
The new training facility will feature steel-frame construction with exterior steel standing seam roofing and a corrugated metal wall panel system with fiberglass batt insulation.
Two pioneering inventions from the second half of the 19th century, steel-frame construction and the elevator, paved the way for the construction of the world's first skyscraper.
The development of steel-frame construction made it possible to build tall, leading to the skyscraper boom, while light-steel framing is being touted as the sustainable answer for residential and commercial construction.
The study used a model hospital with a 527,000-square-foot footprint, seven stones, an attached medical office building, steel-frame construction, and baseline HVAC equipment.
Pavilions are lightweight steel-frame construction with doors and windows sealed against dust penetration.
Standard features include steel-frame construction, clear plexiglass end panels, a high-luster black polycoat, abrasion-resistant finish, and a protective cart bumper.
The development of steel-frame construction made it possible to build tall, leading to the skyscraper boom , while light-steel framing is being touted as the sustainable answer for residential and commercial construction
Featuring 24-foot-high ceilings, steel-frame construction, five-inch reinforced concrete floors, and 8x8-foot loading docks at four feet above loading level, AIP 2003 was designed as a location for warehouse, industrial and/or research and development use.