The partnership between FRAMECAD and Intellisteel is poised to disrupt the construction industry in the U.S. for years to come.

Posted by FRAMECAD Team on Sep 15, 2017 5:05:19 PM

Together, these two innovative companies make construction faster, more efficient and more cost-effective.

The FRAMECAD System is a modern method of construction offering a faster way to design and build strong, durable Cold Formed Steel (CFS) frame buildings easily and efficiently, anywhere in the world.

Intellisteel has taken this solution to another level, introducing a fully mobile, on-site steel frame factory that incorporates the FRAMECAD System into its advanced manufacturing process.

This process eliminates the risk and cost of freight, improves scheduling and increases reliability on-site. It also creates computerized precision-formed metal studs and tracks to a millimetre tolerance, reducing the need for skilled labour. It’s impossible for traditional framing to match the speed of this production method for walls, trusses and joists, or for an entire superstructure.

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Topics: Case Studies, Light Gauge Steel Construction, CFS, Cold Formed Steel, Building

Discover how Dynamic Steel Frame constructed Australia’s largest LGS apartment building

Posted by FRAMECAD Team on Aug 3, 2017 1:31:46 PM

The construction industry can be conservative. But no one told that to Dynamic Steel Frame, who now hold the honour of having constructed the largest light-gauge steel (LGS) three storey apartment building in Australia using the FRAMECAD System. Located in the inner-western suburb of Yarraville, Melbourne, this three-level residential building illustrates how LGS is changing today’s approach to construction.

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Topics: Case Studies, CFS, Building, residential construction

Watch the construction of a Cold Formed Steel single storey residential building.

Posted by FRAMECAD Team on Jun 12, 2017 9:27:40 AM

This single storey dwelling was completed with the FRAMECAD System. This video demonstrates all the steps followed to successfully complete this residential building.

This 358m2 single-storeyhouse is located on a 3037m2 piece of land and offers:

  • Four bedrooms
  • A study
  • A veranda
  • A double garage

After only 48 hours of detailing, the project was fully designed, engineered and compliant with the local design code.

Watch the evolution of the project from beginning to end.

The main challenge of this construction was the complexity of the veranda roof design with overhangs, different roof heights and the main roof structure which did not line up with the veranda roof.

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Topics: Case Studies, CFS, Building, residential construction

FRAMECAD engaged to assist in rebuilding a school in Fiji after Cyclone Winston

Posted by FRAMECAD Team on May 30, 2017 3:32:09 PM

With natural disasters affecting some of the most vulnerable communities across the world, Build Back Better and Safer principles are becoming increasingly important for rebuilding or strengthening buildings in affected areas and protecting the community against excessive damage from future disasters.

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Topics: Case Studies, CFS, Environmental Challenges, Humanitarian Aid, Building

Discover the latest FRAMECAD® Structure 8.1.8 release

Posted by FRAMECAD on Apr 4, 2017 11:37:45 AM

With FRAMECAD's continuous improvement philosophy, we work every day to develop new software features to better satisfy every market need.

The latest FRAMECAD® Structure 8.1.8 release has been launched to improve your design experience and fully comply with most design codes around the world.

New Software releases are regularly developed by the FRAMECAD team and they are free of charge as a part of the FRAMECAD Software licence.

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Topics: Products, software, Building, Building Engineering, Structure

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