When it comes to framing, there is no more resilient option than cold-formed steel (CFS). By analyzing resiliency in the context of the built environment, this article will explore the various attributes of a resilient structure, and make the case for why CFS performs best in each scenario.
A key factor in any successful commercial guardrail application is the attachment of the posts to the substructure. A variety of pre-engineered post attachment methods are available to meet the diverse needs of commercial projects.
Pre-panelized assemblies, while different from modular, can provide multiple benefits such as truncated construction time, increased safety, ease of quality control, and reduction of jobsite waste. Both structural steel and cold-formed steel (CFS) elements in these panels provide straight, dimensionally stable substrates for a variety of finishes and construction techniques.
Cold-formed metal framing (CFMF) is one of the most widely used framing materials in commercial and residential construction because of its ability to provide strength and stability in a number of conditions.
A winner of the 2019 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Award for Regional and Urban Design, the $74-million Pike Place MarketFront addition to the landmark market in Seattle, Washington, represents a critical link between the historical district and several future developments along the waterfront.