Light gauge steel framing in construction of multi-storey buildings

Building constructions, buildings and structures

Nowadays light gauge steel framing (LGST) is widely used in construction of buildings and structures all around the world. In Russia erection of such buildings is implemented but until recently was limited only as construction of low-rise buildings. Mostly it is because of absence of single regulatory framework and standards of LGST production, enough experience of construction these buildings.In this article technology of multistory buildings construction is considered, also possible construction solutions are suggested on the base of existing projects. Comparison between LGST and other materials, which are used as frame structures, is provided. Main advantages and disadvantages of using LGST in multistory constructing are identified.