Glossary of Terms

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Glued Masonry Panels

Currently rarely used in technique comprising panels of lightweight concrete blocks with glued joints fabricated offsite and crane lifted into position onsite.

Systems: Precast Concrete


Attractive with design appeal, glulam beams provide large-span structures without supporting columns, with lots of natural light. Glulam is a strong and sustainable alternative to concrete or steel beams. Made from layers of parallel timber laminates glued together, glulam sections are now frequently used in the construction of all types of building including supermarkets and swimming pools.

Systems: Glulam