Mid-Rise Construction Supported specialist computer aided CAD design and engineering software, the FRAMECAD system allows for Cold Formed Steel to be used to construct CFS buildings up to 7 floors

Mid-Rise Residential & Commercial

Specialist computer aided CAD design and engineering software, the FRAMECAD system allows for Cold Formed Steel to be used to construct mid-rise CFS buildings

MID-RISE RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION

FRAMECAD Cold Formed Steel construction allows developers to meet tight timelines without compromising on quality and allows fast construction of Mid-Rise buildings including; apartments, commercial office buildings, hotels, aged care facilities and more.

Because of the time saving and quality assurance gained by CFS across a wide selection of applications, it's obvious why FRAMECAD system is The Way the World Constructs.

BENEFITS OF MID-RISE CONSTRUCTION WITH FRAMECAD

  •  Mid-Rise buildings can be constructed up to 75% than traditional methods
  • Use FRAMECAD Structure & FRAMECAD Detailer software to design efficiently and to ensure compliance to local building codes 
  • An advanced solution for the construction of urban developments
  • Suitable for a wide range of Mid-Rise applications
  • Efficiently construct mid-rise buildings using Cold Formed Steel, and combine with other materials to achieve higher rise construction
 
  • Requires less skilled labour, with rapid construction - up to 70% time saving on site

Examples of FRAMECAD Mid-Rise Construction

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FRAMECAD SYSTEMS FOR MID-RISE BUILDINGS

  • Structure

    Save time and investment with Engineering design software for cold formed steel structures, with the world's most code compliant system for Cold Formed Steel.

  • Detailer

    FRAMECAD Detailer is a versatile CAD package with world-leading detailing flexibility. Detailer makes it quick and easy to produce designs for automated production.

  • F450iT

    A rapidly high performing solution for producing framing and trusses in heavy residential and light commercial buildings. The F450iT has been designed to handle the heavy gauge steel required to construct 1 to 7 storey structures and outputs 75mm – 150mm profiles.

  • TF550H

    The FRAMECAD TF550H provides heavy duty manufacturing solutions for high volume production. It has been designed to produce heavy duty framing profiles best suited for all frames, roof trusses, floor joists and roof and floor panels where extra strength in construction is required.

CUSTOMER SUCCESS STORIES

  • Mariposa VII, a 7-storey multi-family building

    All 422 load-bearing wall panels for levels three through seven of this 7-story (five levels on two levels of podium) project was fabricated at Douglass Colony's headquarters in Commerce City using FRAMECAD and shipped directly to the jobsite where the building was erected in a total of 40 working days, including all wall panels, flooring systems, and detailing with concrete poured and cured.

  • Dynamic Steel Frame - Creating Australia’s largest LGS apartment building

    Dynamic Steel Frame hold the honour of having constructed the largest light-gauge steel (LGS) three storey apartment building in Australia using the FRAMECAD System. Located in the inner-western suburb of Yarraville, Melbourne, this three-level residential building illustrates how LGS is changing today’s approach to construction

  • Light Gauge Steel - SBS Group's top choice for top levels

    For multi-level buildings, it’s becoming increasingly obvious that timber, concrete, and hot-rolled steel aren’t always the best options – especially when it comes to the top floor. That’s why so many developers are now looking for ways to save on time, labour, and costs during the construction process.

  • Intellisteel’s onsite methodology successfully delivers another assisted living facility

    In the US, the framing industry is changing rapidly. Concrete contractors are becoming a rarity and timber continues to offer challenges due to inferior material and a lack of availability. These days, US construction companies are turning more and more to cold-formed steel (CFS), and FRAMECAD partner Intellisteel is revolutionizing how these steel framed structures are built.

MID-RISE BUILDINGS UP TO 75% FASTER THAN TRADITIONAL METHODS

Watch how Douglass Colony Group construct a A 6-level, 156-room hotel project. All 644 wall panels for this project were erected in just 17 working days using a 6-man crew (this project included only wall panel erection - no floor install, or concrete work).

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  • Modular Construction

    Modular construction refers to taking factory-produced pre-engineered building units and delivering them to site. They’re then assembled as large elements of a building, the light weight nature of CFS makes modular units to be transported and installed on site in a fast and cost-saving manner.

  • Pods

    Pod Construction offers a number of benefits to project owners, developers, construction companies and builders. Beyond quality management and improved completion time, controlled manufacturing environments and repeatable designs – like prefabricated, bathroom pods – can help you drastically reduce overall cost, simplify construction and improve safety.

  • Prefabricated Construction

    The highly accurate and accelerated production of the FRAMECAD system means that walls, trusses and joists can be prefabricated off site at rapid speed. The streamlined FRAMECAD roll forming equipment takes up minimal space and allows for easy assembly.

  • Remote Construction

    The FRAMECAD Mobile Factory has been designed to enable quick start production on any site. It is ideal for areas with no existing infrastructure and can be delivered via land, sea or air. Complete with all the equipment necessary for immediate production, the FRAMECAD Mobile Factory is perfect for time critical jobs, or urgent disaster relief housing and reconstruction projects.

  • Residential

    Residential housing takes many architectural forms. The versatility of Cold Formed Steel makes it ideal for construction of simple and challenging designs

  • Aged Care Facilities

    FRAMECAD allows developers to meet tight deadlines without compromising on quality. By supplying rapidly constructed framing components, developers can enjoy the benefits of cost-effective high density construction.

  • Disaster Relief

    The ability to deliver quality social housing products anywhere in the world makes FRAMECAD the perfect design and build solution for disaster relief housing. It provides all the building materials and local training needed to construct safe shelters quickly.

  • Façade

    Façade systems comprise the structural elements that the building envelope is created from, a wide variety of facade treatments and shapes may be created using CFS, including large ribbon windows, curved and inclined walls, solar shading and balconies.

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