Flashcards in External Walls (Facade, Cladding, Glazing) Deck (8)
Types of facade
Brick slip system
What are the types of facade relevant to your experience?
Traditional masonry wall
SFS system with handlaid brick
What is curtain walling?
Form of non-structural cladding building covering.
Acts as a means to keep out weather
Non-structural so lightweight
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.
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
What is rain-screen cladding?
Over-cladding of the external walls – cladding supported on a support frame.
What were the key costs associated with the cranage usage?
- Oversailing costs
- Temporary structure
- Crane driver
- Delivery to site.