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Comparative Analysis of Houses Built from Insulating Concrete Formwork – case Study

Published Online: 01 Dec 2015
Volume & Issue: Volume 10 (2015) - Issue 2 (November 2015)
Page range: 139 - 146
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Journal
eISSN
1338-7278
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29 Mar 2013
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2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

More and more, people are looking to build and live in different ways. They want houses with a high standard of living and reasonable production and maintenance costs. However, they also want to build a way that does not adversely affect their quality of life. Currently, the using of modern methods of construction (MMC) expands consistently year on year. MMC include prefabricated products made in the factory and also new methods of building that are site-based and they are regarded as a means of achieving higher quality, reducing time spent onsite, increasing safety and overcoming skills shortages in the industry. Aim of this paper is to analyze and compare, trough case study, technical, cost and technological parameters of house built by modern method of construction (from insulating concrete formwork) and by traditional method (from brick system). The subject of case study is house modeled in two variants of insulating concrete formwork and a variant bricks and ceiling system. In conclusion, there is selected optimal method and system for house construction through multicriteria optimization.

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