Light Gauge Steel Frame
What is LGSF?
Light Gauge Steel Frames
Timber building New Zealand, Auckland
Example of the chameleon like qualities of Light Gauge Steel Frame. A timber building blending in perfectly (but so much better insulated and stronger) with its neighbouring, some over a hundred years old, houses in New Zealand, Auckland.
Stone clad house Greece
A project in Greece, where the local surroundings were not disturbed despite using a highly, modern and efficient construction process. You suddenly begin to realise that this can really be used, virtually anywhere.
A good example of how a small shop/office could be delivered complete, even finished internally!
This is an example of an additional floor built on a flat roof where it was possible to have a balcony. The lightness of the construction allows the designer the flexibility to introduce terraces and balconies at penthouse level.
Hyde Park Square London
Hyde Park Square job is 3 storeys high built over an underground car park. This necessitated the need to use hot rolled steel to build onto. The whole job took 3 weeks for just 3 men, precisely planned and executed.
Barwa housing programme Doha, Qatar
1994 kitchens supplied and fitted, supplied construction materials, supplied and fitted internal/fire proof doors. The whole project was 300,000 m2 all built from light gauge steel frame.
Central London WC1 London
This is a residential project where was asked to add an additional floor to a one level two bedroom, two bathroom apartment. The idea was to add a master suite, to include the master bedroom, en suite, living space and balcony area with a dome shaped roof, in order to increase head height.
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