Adapting light-frame construction for high-rise construction by focusing on prefabrication

15 December 2021

In Quebec, light-frame construction is the main structural system used in the construction of small buildings.

“In recent years, regulations have evolved to allow its use in multi-residential buildings of five and six stories. But could this system be adapted to extend its use to taller buildings? It is with the objective of answering this question that Nicolas Labrecque conducted a master’s project at Université Laval. (Traduction by the Direction of CRMR)”

Read the rest of the popularization article written by Nicolas Labrecque and available on the website of Québec habitation magazine published by the APCHQ. In French.

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