CSI Division 13 Special Construction
Construction Specifications Institute division thirteen consists of different types of special construction commonly used in providing “Shelter From the Elements”.
All sorts of special structures are included in division thirteen. Structures such as air supported fabric structures, single walled and double walled air supported, tensioned fabric structures, metal space frames, wood space frames, to name a few. Of these “Concept Building Systems”, provides and erects tensioned fabric buildings and pre-engineered-premanufactured steel and metal buildings nationally and internationally.
This type of construction provides excellent value to customer as they are much faster to complete than conventional types of construction. Because they are shipped in disassembled construction they can be sold and erected world wide.
Use for Manufactured Buildings
Uses for this type of construction are many and varied to include schools, shopping centers, student dormitories, manufacturing facilities, warehouses, office buildings and many more besides.
Other Types Special Construction Included in Division 13
Other Types of Construction included in division thirteen include swimming pools above ground and below ground, swimming pool equipment, recirculating gutter systems, amusement park structures and ice rinks as well as others.
Future Additions to Division 13
Soon to be added to the special construction division, division thirteen will be container homes. For those not familiar with this relatively new type of construction. This construction is of steel shipping containers. They have been used for single family and multi-family structures. Some that I’ve seen are well presented when a little imagination is applied.