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Innovative use of on-site precast structures for low and mid-rise housing

Innovative use of on-site precast structures for low and mid-rise housing

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Published by Alberta Dept. of Housing in [Edmonton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alberta
    • Subjects:
    • Apartment houses -- Alberta -- Design and construction.,
    • Precast concrete construction.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementprepared by Quinn Dressel Jokinen, William McCreery Architects and RPA Consultants.
      ContributionsQuinn Dressel Jokinen (Firm), William McCreery Architects., RPA Consultants Limited.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTH4820 .I6 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2896042M
      ISBN 100886540267
      LC Control Number84123129

      UNITEDSTATESDEPARTMENTOFCOMMERCE • ,Secretary NATIONALBUREAUOFSTANDARDS • Lyman ,Director BUILDINGMATERIALS andSTRUCTURES REPORTBMSl File Size: KB.   One project that comes to my mind is the House in Moledo by Soto de Moura. He used prefabricated pre-tensed concrete beams there. I think he also used prefabricated concrete bricks for inner walls, but I'm not sure about that.

        Though the practice of off-site construction dates back thousands of years, the last real estate cycle has given rise to prefabricated construction. The use of precast concrete contributes to reducing dependence on these resources, and precast is a sensible choice for sustainable development. Concrete is a very durable material, which is a significant sustainable attribute. It will not rust, rot or burn, and it will outlast .

      Mid to high-rise residential structures have traditionally used a cast-in-place reinforced low to mid-rise buildings often utilize bearing wall systems supporting precast slabs. These structural systems are time consuming, weather sensitive and labor intensive. An innovative design with a conventional approach. Multifamily housing is an active part of design and construction activity across the U.S. Steel, concrete and masonry typically come to mind as structural materials; in recent years wood construction has become popular due to its cost-effective, code-compliant, and sustainable attributes.


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Innovative use of on-site precast structures for low and mid-rise housing Download PDF EPUB FB2

It is clear that most new construction will have to use more and more precast. From primary structures to small architectural ornaments, precast has become a major part of building construction.

Precast Concrete Construction Figure Post-tensioned slab-column connection (WHE Rep Serbia and Montenegro) poured on the ground in forms, one on top of the other, as shown in Figure Precast concrete floor slabs are lifted from the ground up to the final height by lifting cranes.

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Selection of Load Bearing and Framed Structures for Low Cost Housing Construction. When we layout our plans for the construction we should always concentrate primarily on the structure we have are going to use. So, this is the first area of concern i.e. the structure. It should preferably be Load Bearing Structure instead of using Frame structure.

The Load Bearing structure has several. The Reference Guide on Standard Prefabricated Building Components is published by the Buildability Development Section, Innovation Development Department, Technology Development Division of the Building and Construction Authority.

The data seemed to suggest that the construction programme is enhanced as fewer activities are conducted on-site. For Development C, the precast bathroom technology is innovative and consisted of the use of a fibre-reinforced polymer floor plan in lieu of the traditional waterproof membrane and ceramic tiling, thus preventing water seepage Cited by: They’re the generation who will rebuild aging infrastructure and use their education to find innovative new ways to work.

Whether they manage a precast plant, like Aaron, or move into positions throughout the construction industry, they’ll know more about the enormous potential of precast concrete because of their involvement with the NPCAEF.

APS is a manufacturer of architectural and structural precast concrete products. The strength of APS is in the experience and qualifications of its management and employees, its high technology plant, and superior quality control.

In Korea, the local market does not use precast structures in a significant way. To undertake the ambitious task in Iraq would, therefore, demand Hanwha E&C’s greatest use of the building system. To meet that goal, it sought expert support from global precast production equipment leader, Elematic.

the use of prefabrication techniques in Hong Kong. Buildings adopting precast elements were selected as case studies and interviews were conducted with professionals involved.

The impact of the use of prefabrication on important issues such as cost, time, quality, on-site safety, labour requirement and environmental issues were Size: KB. Concrete buildings can either be cast in-situ, composed with precast elements or a combination of both. If the building is cast in-situ it is possible to start the activities on site in an early stage.

Preparation for scaffolding and moulding can start as soon as the contract is assigned to the contractor and the design of the building starts. Innovation in Concrete Structures: Design and Construction Concrete will be the key material for Mankind to create the built environment of the next millennium.

The requirements of this infrastructure will be both demanding, in terms of technical performance and economy, and yet be greatly varied, from architectural masterpieces to the simplest of utilities.

Conclusion 27 oThe use of prefabrication and preassembly is estimated to have almost doubled in the last 15 years, increasing by 86%. oThe use of precast concrete construction can significantly reduce the amount of construction waste generated on construction sites.

o Reduce adverse environmental impact on sites. o Enhance quality control of concreting work. o Reduce the amount of site labour. o Increase worker safety.

o Other impediments to prefabrication. The use of this technology can bring down the construction cost by % and it could be deployed to bridge the demandsupply gap in the affordable housing segment.

Precast technology has proved its worth by saving a lot of construction time in the Europe and the Middle East. A 6-storey modular apartment building was installed in just 10 days using an innovative Australian modular system.

Whilst site preparations and base building construction was. Precast is only cost effective if it can be manufactured regionally, and maximizing the efficiencies generated by the precast demands a mid-rise (story) format.

Architect Paul Karakusevic has built a practice of 85 people working entirely on housing for local authorities, with 3, homes currently on site or in detailed design for 13 London councils. Precast concrete is a smart, safe and cost-efficient way to build any type of buildings, from affordable housing projects to luxury villas, to offices, warehouses and parking houses alike.

Originally developed in the Nordic countries, modular precast is one of the world’s. Oh, yes, it’s also on the list of cheap building materials that can save you money. According to Building with Awareness, straw bales can be used to construct the walls of a home, creating a structure that is well insulated and environmentally friendly.

The bales are thick, so the home’s walls will also be thick, however, they can be carved for customized openings for windows and : Vera Dordick. This House Costs Just $20,—But It’s Nicer Than Yours Rural Studio’s $20K House has such innovative design that it’s changing the entire housing system–from mortgages to zoning laws Author: Adele Peters.

Multi-story buildings made with precast concrete elements Precast concrete high-rise and apartment buildings.

Precast concrete buildings can be built with many stories, depending on local norms, seismic and wind loads etc. Currently one of the highest precast concrete buildings stands in Vienna.public housing (HKHA, ). With reference to the study of Yeung, Chan & Chan (), precast concrete facades and stair flights, coupled with semi-precast concrete floor slabs, have been adopted for the construction of standard public housing blocks in Hong Kong throughout the s (Figure 1 & 2).

Figure 1 – Use of precast façade inFile Size: KB. Well-designed affordable housing is not an oxymoron. To the contrary, the best social housing being designed and built today features a combination of creative social programming, cutting-edge sustainability strategies, and a keen aesthetic awareness to rival anything available on the private market.

We've collected eleven of the most innovative examples of recent affordable housing projects.