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19 h19 hStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Cost of site work (earthworks, retaining wall, levelling)

AmitSi Welcome to the forum
BTW, That price/build is over 5 years old?
In a fast paced building environment it's probably doubled and unlikely to come…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Concrete Tilt panel home build - Brisbane

Contact the CCA (concrete) association they should have a list of Eastern States members that build concrete houses.hth

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Saline protection for slab benefits vs cost?

It Is the measure of depth of concrete from the edge to reinforcement
Effectively increasing the depth (more concrete) gives greater protection eg edge 35mm cover -> edge 65mm cover

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Underfloor heating. Advice, comments, experience etc

LOL... and do what talk to the Site Manager the day before the concrete pour?
...you are dealing with builders that don't care about architectural finishes
I suggest you find another specialist…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Concrete Tilt panel home build - Brisbane

Try the
Labour & Transport will be the biggest costs... not base materials costs

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Saline protection for slab benefits vs cost?

GLO
AS3600 Concrete structures Section 4 adequately deals with durability It's recommended the concrete cover and strength be increase. hth

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Concrete Tilt panel home build - Brisbane

That build is over $3k/m2 (a lo$$ making Venture to build)
you will have to take out the commercial glazing, Large spans, architectural finishes,etc
LOL, Minimalistic Design-> More for less?-> Doesn't apply…

2 d2 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Concrete Tilt panel home build - Brisbane

LOL, they are not going to get their asking price
Offer $1500m2 build + land

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
slab upgrade from M to E cost blowout

LOL,You are lucky they actually visited your site, Usually they just query a geological database
Please query the report , that should stand as a warning, check everything that follows....
Engineers will…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
slab upgrade from M to E cost blowout

diggi
Smart move ,start your own thread
Q&A
1.At a glance I would say NO... OT I do remember when you could build a whole house for…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Land depth to Rock vs FILL depth question

Flint1080p
It would be a good idea to put up a house floor plan, 1S or 2S, more info required
Split slabs with steps are preferable…

3 d3 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Second Story addition

Hi Steve-B
Thanks for the photos
Considering your house is going on 19 years old, minor cracking is expected
Though, It would be a good idea…

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Hebel Or Bricks

DaniB
+1 (vote) For face brickwork no long term maintenance required
HTH

4 d4 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Cost for obtaining building permit

hI Yoyohv
The cost of getting Plans, Engineering & Building drawings completed was also discussed here
There is information, data and materials on…

5 d5 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Offering an express payment

If you are thinking of putting an inducement on the credit card think again..Banks are already onto that scheme... it's a false economy. On the other hand if you have…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Independent Building Inspector

The building Surveyor can't do the Math, Calculations, nor do they understand the full sections of the structural codes.... let alone recommend/judge peer review? ...That's hilarious I would expect someone…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Independent Building Inspector

First they are going to clean up the fake engineering Drawings & Details that surveyors Certify
Next...Designers & Builders structural construction details must be certified by licensed engineers
Otherwise ...google that…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Hybrid Steel Frame vs Wood Frame

Yes Timber Roof frames are preferred for tiled roofs
You might want to also read
Cheers

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
CONCRETE TILT HOMES - MELBOURNE

Here's an 8 year old reno where the external Cladding is coming apart?

CONCRETE TILT HOMES - MELBOURNE
6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Concrete path tilted (Metricon build)

From the photo I can't see any support/retaining beneath the porch slab the soil appears to have eroded?
also It needs to be highlighted and checked, Thanks

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Hybrid Steel Frame vs Wood Frame

@Met_LibertyVerve
Not sure what you mean by hybrid, this could also mean composite panels?
I recommend you get copies of Construction & Engineering Details & Post them up as well
BTW, Don't…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Concrete path tilted (Metricon build)

steve.li.xin
Thanks for the photo
But it appears that the slab edge requires support
& Edge retaining... do you have your site plans with levels?
You is responsible…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Adding en-suite

Sorry Guys But I Disagree
singh.ishpreet ish I suggest you shop around
Currently you can get a whole house (Planning, Building & Engineering) for that price…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Internal Cracks, some guidance required

Justme15
Thanks, your Engineering Plans Should also be Signed and Certified by a Registered Engineer (Details)
Please don't confuse Designers/Builders Construction Details as (unsigned) Engineers…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Internal Cracks, some guidance required

Hi justme15
No your house plans consist of Site & Floor Plans , Elevations, Section, Electrical , Kitchen & Bathroom details.
Your Engineering Plans Consist…

6 d6 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Internal Cracks, some guidance required

Hi Justme15
Do you have the Engineering Plans?
You should be able to obtain Copies from your Council
Chris

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Steep/Sloping block - advice

Manda2210 You are welcome
Start by posting your own sketch, there are plenty of free design apps on Google
Post beck and I'll try to assist
Cheers
Chris

8 d8 dStructuralBIMGuyStructuralBIMGuy posted:
Is This Common Practice

Gaudi
Nice c̶a̶c̶h̶e̶ Catch :-D

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