Industrial buildings

Commercial Interior Space Designing-II 4(1+3)

Industrial buildings

Building structure used by the industry to store raw materials or for manufacturing products of the industry is known as an industrial building. Industrial buildings may be categorized as Normal type industrial buildings and Special type industrial buildings. Normal types of industrial building are shed type buildings with simple roof structures on open frames.

These buildings are used for workshop, warehouses etc. These building require large and clear areas unobstructed by the columns. The large floor area provides sufficient flexibility and facility for later change in the production layout without major building alterations.

The industrial buildings are constructed with adequate headroom for the use of an overhead traveling crane. Special types of industrial buildings are steel mill buildings used for manufacture of heavy machines, production of power etc. The function of the industrial building dictates the degree of sophistication.

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