Common construction types

Author: Various

Date published

4 July 2023

Price
Members: £45 + VAT
Standard: £70 + VAT

Common construction types

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Author
Date published
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Author

Various

Date published

4 July 2023

Author

Various

Price

Members: £45 + VAT
Standard: £70 + VAT

This webinar provides an overview of common construction types used in the period 1950 – 1985.

The construction industry continues to explore way to redevelop existing structures and reduce the use of new materials, demonstrating its commitment to reducing its environmental impact. By moving towards implementing the circular economy, reuse is soon to become the default construction type for concrete building projects.

Structural engineers will increasingly be expected to understand how to justify, repair, reuse and repurpose existing concrete buildings.

This webinar explored some of the common concrete building construction types and materials that were commonly used between 1950 – 1985 and outlined the difficulties engineers might encounter during a reuse project.

Reasons to watch

  • Further your understanding of existing concrete frame buildings

  • Understand common concrete building construction types, including flat slabs, double tee beams and large panel systems

  • Find out how to overcome some of the challenges of working on ageing concrete buildings during a reuse project

Intended for

  • Directors, Managers, SMEs owners

  • Structural Engineers of all levels

  • Architects, Designers, Contractors

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