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1

Types of facade

Handlaid brick
SFS
Brick slip system
Curtain walling
Stone banding
Zinc
Rainscreen

2

What are the types of facade relevant to your experience?

Traditional masonry wall
SFS system with handlaid brick
Curtain Walling

3

What is curtain walling?

Form of non-structural cladding building covering.
Acts as a means to keep out weather
Non-structural so lightweight

4

What is a standing seam roof? Used for zinc!

Panels that run vertically up the length of the roof, and seams that connect one panel to another.

5

Types of curtain walling

Stick system = installed piece by piece on-site with glazing inserted into the frame from the inside or the outside.

Unitised system = prefabricated in modules off-site and delivered in panels

6

What is rain-screen cladding?

Over-cladding of the external walls – cladding supported on a support frame.

7

What were the key costs associated with the cranage usage?

Hire rate
- Oversailing costs
- Temporary structure
- Crane driver
- Delivery to site.

8

What types of bonding are you aware of?

English
Stretcher
Flemish
Course