PORTAL FRAMED BUILDINGS

This structural system is most widely adopted where large unobstructed spans can satisfy the warehousing requirements of the client.

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A two-storey concrete framed office-above-parking appended at the front of the factory is the most acceptable and practical form of construction presenting an attractive streetscape and point of entry for customers and deliveries.

21-tn While haunched steel portal framed buildings are widely adopted inmedium scale warehouses and factories, in larger scale buildings like the factory at St Marys which had a height of 15m and a span of some 80m it was found that trussed rafters were more economical.

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