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Traditional Cavity Wall and Strip Foundation
Raft Foundations and Timber Frame Construction

P6 - Techniques used to build Superstructures

Criteria

describe the techniques used to construct and finish the component elements of a superstructure

 

 

Task

You have been asked to expand your report from P5 in order to explain how the superstructures would be constructed.

 

 

In order to explain how the structures are built you should consider setting out your report as follows:

 

Plant Machinery - What heavy machinery such as cranes will be required, what will they be used for?

Man Power - What sort of site operatives will you require, for example a crane may require an banksman to keep operations safe?

Temporary Equipment - Will you need temporary equipment such as scaffolding?

 

Watch these videos to help write your report:

 

Traditional Construction

 

 

 

Hanse Haus

 

 

 

Concrete Construction

 

 

Use this to help guide you through your report on concrete superstructures

 

Student Notes on Traditional Construction

 

Student Notes on Timber Framed Construction

 

Student Notes on Concrete Construction

 

Student Notes on Steel Portal Frames

 

Example of Steel Portal Frame Work

 

Example Timber Frame Work