Types of Buildings

Types of buildings

Types of buildings can be classified based on several criteria such as size, function, construction, style, design, etc. However, the International Building Code (IBC 2018) and the Uniform Building Code (UBC) classify buildings based on occupancy and …

Read moreTypes of Buildings

Shear Wall

shear wall

A Shear Wall is a structural component provided to multi-storeyed or tall buildings or buildings, in areas of high wind velocity or seismic activity. The purpose of a shear wall is to resist the lateral loads that …

Read moreShear Wall

Post Tension Slab

Post Tension Slab

A Post Tension Slab generally refers to a section of cured concrete, which has tensile forces introduced into the slab after the concrete has set. This is usually through the use of high-tensile wires sheathed in a …

Read morePost Tension Slab

Parapet Wall

Parapet Wall

A Parapet Wall is a barrier that is an extension of a wall at the edge of a roof, terrace, balcony, walkway or other structure. Parapet walls are a part of the architecture’s long history and are …

Read moreParapet Wall

Types of Cement

Types of Cement

There are various types of cement used in the construction, each type has its own different properties, uses & benefits, depending on the composition material used during its manufacturing. Cement is a binding material that forms a …

Read moreTypes of Cement