Frame building


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a building of which the form and support is made of framed timbers.

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They sat by a window that looked over the roof of a small frame building into Main Street.
They were on a street which seemed to run on forever, mile after mile--thirty-four of them, if they had known it--and each side of it one uninterrupted row of wretched little two-story frame buildings. Down every side street they could see, it was the same-- never a hill and never a hollow, but always the same endless vista of ugly and dirty little wooden buildings.
Within, beside the frame buildings, were many built of ancient brick and well-cut stone.
Near the western extremity, where Fort Moultrie stands, and where are some miserable frame buildings, tenanted, during summer, by the fugitives from Charleston dust and fever, may be found, indeed, the bristly palmetto; but the whole island, with the exception of this western point, and a line of hard, white beach on the seacoast, is covered with a dense undergrowth of the sweet myrtle, so much prized by the horticulturists of England.
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, announced a FedDev Ontario contribution of $920,500 for iSpan Systems LP, a manufacturer of light steel frame building systems for the construction industry, to scale up production of its easy-to-install steel floor joist systemTotalJoist.
An 45' x 60' Steel Frame Building , 15' Peak Roof (2006 permitted), Concrete Floor, 4 Industrial Roll Up Doors,1 Corner Office, Storage, 200 Amp Circuit, Multiple lights & outlets, Spray Booth, Internet Service, Large External Concrete Pad & Detached Dwelling Included.
Combination photograph shows a four-storey wood frame building tested under the conditions of a number of historical earthquake data using the World's largest outdoor shake table by researchers at the University of San Diego California in San Diego, California, on August 17.
The project also involves Liverpool-based firms DK Architects, civil and structural engineers Sutcliffe and engineering services provider HE Simm, as well as Leeds-based timber frame building specialist Shire Timber.
It looks wonderful, it feels good and is so sturdy that it can last lifetimes - especially in the form of a timber frame building."
wood frame building. It's framed from rough-cut 6x6s that are joined with metal sockets (Socket Systems is one manufacturer; socketsys.com).
A small frame building and a patio are all that make up the Cortez Kitchen, which is hidden behind boats in dry dock that seem much bigger than they do in the water.
"We're creating a five-storey concrete frame building and a two-storey steel frame building, so to have reached 500,000 man hours is a great achievement."