Load Bearing Systems

By: Icarus Steel  25/04/2012
Keywords: steel construction, steel building, Steel frame building

icarus design and manufacture load bearing engineered structural frames, for the entire building or extensions on to or on top of existing buildings.

The structural package comprises internal and external wall panels, floor and ceiling cassettes, roof and basement structures. In addition a range of other elements can be incorporated such as stairs, lift shafts, bay and projecting windows, balconies and walkways.

icarus offers a range of benefits including:-

  • design flexibility, maximizing habitable space
  • lightweight, ideal for brownfield sites, reduced foundation requirement
  • speed of construction, less time on site, quicker return on capital
  • rapid water tight envelope, reducing weather delays
  • quality performance, no shrinking, creeping or rot
  • high levels of acoustic and thermal performance
  • non combustible, reduced fire risk
  • sustainable solution, reduces waste, ability to exceed sustainable building code requirements

Keywords: cold rolled, Light Gauge Steel, LSF, Modern Methods Of Construction, steel building, steel construction, Steel frame building

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