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 CORTEK STEEL FRAMING SOLUTION /
> The Cortek 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.
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