bearing wall


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bearing wall

A wall that helps support the weight of the upper floors and roof. See load-bearing wall.

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The end supports are the bearing walls that carry the vertical load of the roof to the foundation.
will have a structural system of masonry bearing walls with precast concrete plank floors.
Unfinished performed in concrete in the form of curtain wall facades designed as sandwich panels, interior bearing walls in concrete, multi-storey and roof as TT tires.
Concrete block bearing walls and a concrete plank floor system are used with exterior masonry walls and thermally broken, double-glazed windows.
Despite the inconvenience of construction crews stripping the lobby to its bearing walls, the Bernard Hodes advertising agency, which has occupied over 33,600 square feet in the building, has taken the entire 21st floor as an expansion space.
Building will be integral color split faced masonry bearing walls with wood trusses and plywood sheathing.