Our construction materials and methods are evolving as our urban centres continue to rapidly transform. What does the future need to grow wiser?
The construction industry is embracing a younger and stronger framing material that delivers benefits for architects, contractors, developers and tenants
Cold-formed steel – also called light-gauge steel – is practically perfect for most construction projects. If you’ve heard something bad, it could be fake! Read these seven common myths about this versatile steel construction solution, and learn the truths that benefit developers, architects, general contractors and tenants.
iSPAN System’s light-gauge steel structural solutions seamlessly integrate with wood framing, ICF, structural steel and concrete structures.
To meet the needs of forward-thinking societies, the buildings of tomorrow must have higher quality and flexible designs, built with smaller crews and shorter construction timelines. How will this be possible?
With a design inspired by quintessential European villages, the completed neighbourhood will boast bustling shoppes, a public square and a shimmering lake. One of the final pieces of the darling subdivision will be right in the heart of Cathedraltown – The Courtyards – which has already taken the crown as “Canada’s most exquisite community”.
To keep employees safe from the spread of disease and reduce non-essential operational costs, progressive businesses like Twitter, Shopify and Facebook have recently announced plans for its workforce to work remotely whenever possible. The construction industry too must adapt to increase crew safety in this new reality. Fortunately, there already exists a structural solution with health and safety built into its core.
General contractors just like you have been sold on iSPAN’s innovative TotalFraming system since the product’s inception. Often after using it only once, there’s no going back to laborious lumber or cumbersome concrete. The streamlined process, lightweight product and smaller crews make practically everything easier.
Suppliers that only provide products – and leave you to figure out the rest – are not what the construction industry needs now. Companies need guidance and cooperation more than ever before.