Find out about the key concrete elements for building structures
Precast concrete cladding offers a cost-effective means of providing a robust, high quality facade, with a great variety of durable textures, colours and patterns.
Guidance on a range of different floor types: post-tensioned slabs, flat slabs, ribbed & waffle slabs, hollowcore, water and air cooled slabs as well as information on floor screeds.
Formwork is the structure, usually temporary, used to contain poured concrete and to mould it to the required dimensions and support until it is able to support itself. Find out about jumpform, slipform and many more.
This page provides information on foundations, geotechnical engineering including piling, remediation and retaining walls.
A load-bearing wall is a structural wall that carries the weight of the roof and upper floors down to the foundations. Concrete is an ideal material to use to support these loads because it is good at resisting compression forces. There are different ways to construct the concrete walls and some typical methods are explored here.
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