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Abbotsford Grove

Abbotsford Grove

Project Overview
  • Project Abbotsford Grove

  • Builder Aspyer Group Pty Ltd

  • Architect Watson Young Architects

  • Location Ivanhoe, Victoria

  • Framing Used Top Level Wall & Roof Truss Framing

THE PROJECT CHALLENGE / Design and fabricate a lightweight steel frame system in lieu of timber and structural steel without compromising the structural requirements of the cantilevered canopy.

 

THE SBS STEEL SOLUTION /

In the builder’s own words:

‘The greatest outcome was the reduction in structural steel and successful resolution of the cantilevered canopy that enabled a full depth recessed pelmet to accommodate the internal blinds.’ Sebastian W. – Aspyer Group
 
> The SBS Group design team reduced significant structural steel for the canopies by hanging outriggers off the steel posts incorporated in the external walls.
> Compared with a timber system, the steel frames were faster to install. No further adjustment or straightening was required with frames fabricated accurate, straight and true.
> Thorough and precise shop detailing, deliveries scheduled to suit the project program, and dedicated on site design and engineering support resulted in a smooth and positive experience for the construction team.

 

TOTAL L/M OF STEEL FRAME SUPPLIED / 5704

 

TOTAL M2 OF SBS GROUP FOOTPRINT AREA / 327.15

 

FLOOR COUNT / 3

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