Typically most clients and designers consider post-tension technology from the perspective of materials savings, faster cast-in-place frame erection, decrease of load on pile field and other direct cost advantages. However there are more important advantages, which are usually forgotten – architectural possibilities which post-tensioning technology implies. Architectural solutions, in their turn, are often more important than simple material and time savings; they create the product of higher quality working on its investor not only on construction stage, but also during all operation period. Let’s look at some examples of such solutions.
Unique engineering solution allowing to create large spans in lower part of the building, keeping the standard column grid on higher floors due to mounting of one or two columns on transfer beam.
This solution is very popular in the Western countries and underestimated in our country. It allows to use available space to the fullest:
There are many examples of such original solutions. Each of them is limited only by Designer’s imagination, skills and ambitions. Specialists of our company are qualified and ambitious engineers who are constantly searching for optimal original solutions and are always ready to meet most original engineering requests of our clients.