Structural Construction

We will help you build your next project from the ground up! We have worked with both new and existing steel frame buildings and have the experience to offer solutions for any structural construction project. Whether you are looking for a new steel frame building or want to convert an existing structure into a steel frame building, we have the expertise to help you. 

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All About Structural Construction

When you think about it, a building is a very complex thing. It needs to provide shelter from the elements and support for its occupants, but how can such a simple concept be so complicated?

Well, buildings are made up of five different structural elements, which all work together to create an effective and safe structure. Each of these structural elements is essential to the structure as a whole, but they all have their own specific role to play.

There are many different types of building, each with their own characteristics and considerations when it comes to designing them. Depending on what type of building you are designing and what materials you intend to use, there will be some structural elements that will be more important than others.

The Structure

The structure, or skeleton, of a building is the framework that supports the entire building and provides stability and shape to it.

Without a strong structure, a building will not be able to stand up and will be almost useless. Many different materials can be used to create a structure, such as steel and concrete, but they all serve the same purpose.

The structure above ground needs to be strong enough to support the weight of the entire building, while the structure below ground needs to be strong enough to support the soil above it.

The ground may not be as level as you would like it to be, which can cause issues with the foundation. A structure that is not level will be weaker than a level structure, meaning the building above it will be less stable.

This is why it is important to assess the ground before building a structure. The structure of a building is an intricate part of the whole structure, and is essential to the stability of the whole building.