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Tackling the Affordable Housing Crisis with Tilt-up Construction

September 18, 2021 from 10:30am to 11:30am Central Standard Time

Len Overbeek

With the growing demand for affordable housing and the rising cost of building materials, see why tilt up can be a perfect fit. This presentation will be for those who are looking to diversify their market outside of the traditional tilt-up buildings, as we look at the use of tilt-up in multi residential buildings.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Why use tilt-up in multi residential projects.
  • Pre planning and design.
  • Things to be aware of.
  • Different methods of constructing multi storey residential projects.

Home For Good Home for Good, located 2 hours East of Toronto in Belleville, is an 3-story 41-unit apartment building for individuals who currently or at risk of being homeless. Consisting of 62 insulated and non-insulated panels the building has a total floor are of 31,990 sq. ft. To address the shortage of long-term affordable housing units, the owners and general contractors needed a construction method that was capable of delivering durable and energy efficient units without sacrificing design flexibility. Tilt-up allowed the structural to be built in quick succession so that other trades could begin work very quickly.