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5. Timber frame construction

As its name implies, Timber Frame construction is a method of building which relies on a timber frame as a basic means of structural support. Stiffened by sheathing material, the frame is capable of withstanding lateral loads and of supporting multi-storey and wide span structures.

Timber Frame exhibit

What will I learn about here?

  1. Open and Closed panel systems
  2. Prefabricated kits
  3. Timber properties
  4. Framing
  5. Structural properties
  6. Cladding
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