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Cross Wall Construction

Multi-storey structure where the walls are designed as the means of primary support. Longitudinal stability is achieved by the external wall panels and/or diaphragm action involving the floors and roof, connected back to lift cores or staircases, which may also be formed by pre-cast wall panels or shaft units.

Systems: Precast Concrete     Components: Flooring, Roofing