Build 110: Steel in buildings

1 February 2009

Weathertightness - unlocking how to build right. Plus: Steel

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Feature section: Weathertightness

The leaky building crisis and its impacts will be with us for years to come. While there are many unanswered questions, there are important principles and basic advice designers and builders should take note of so future disasters are avoided.

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Feature section: Steel

While steel is used extensively in buildings as a roof cladding, steel framing has until recently been mainly limited to non-residential buildings.