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Major methods of Residential Building construction

The major building construction methods used for residential dwellings in Melbourne today are:

    • weatherboard (WB) with timber frame  
    • brick veneer (BV) with timber frame 
    • cavity brick or double brick 
    • hollow concrete brick 
     
    Major methods of Commercial/Industrial Building construction

    The major building construction methods used for Commercial/Industrial buildings in Melbourne today are:

     
    Building construction Materials
    • timber 
    • bricks 
    • stone
    • ceramic
    • iron/steel
    • aluminium
    • cement/concrete
    • glass
    • plaster/plasterboard 
    • polymers (or plastics) 
     
    Stages of Building Construction

    If you are buying a Melbourne property off-the-plan or you intend to construct a building on a piece of land you own, it would be to your benefit to understand the sequence in which a building is constructed. Read more...