Studio Journal 7 Jerome Chiam
Readings Roof Systems
Flat Roofs - Frame -Slight slope - Waterproof membranes.
Sloping Roofs -Roof slope affects material allowed to be used - Low 0-15 degrees -Medium 15-25 degrees -High 25-45 degrees
Steel Truss System
Tutorial â€˘ Tutor led site visit
Steel framing was used in the exterior Concrete columns were found in the basement of the building. Used to transfer the weight of the building down towards the footings.
Construction Materials: Mainly steel beams
Steel framing used for construction of this area
Timber truss system with metal shielding.
References Stratco n.d., Steel Truss System, Stratco, viewed 3 October 2013,<http://stratco.com.au/products/steel_framing/types/X1/x1.asp>
Constructing Environments ENVS10003 University of Melbourne