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25-02-2013 SASFA Newsletter 4

SASFA Newsletter 4

28-09-2012 Winner : Light Steel Frame and Architectural

In a tradition breaking move, the judges decided to combine the Architectural Category with that of the Light Steel Frame Category for the simple reason that the Deloitte Head Office is a masterpiece in both categories; displaying excellence in the use of architecturally exposed steel as well as the-way-for-the-future application of Light Steel Frame Building in commercial buildings.

02-04-2012 : CSIR LSFB Research

A recent research project undertaken by the Built Environment division of the CSIR has confirmed that a light steel frame (LSF) dwelling, built to SANS 517, will result in significant savings of electricity used for heating and cooling of a building, compared with a conventionally built heavy masonry building.

CSIR Research Findings

01-02-2012 : Leading Architecture

LSFB - a more than viable alternative building method.

01-10-2011 : Construction World October 2011

Light Steel Frame (LSF) building is on the rise in the South African residential sector, including the upmarket sector. This is according to the director of the South African Light Steel Frame Building Association (SASFA)

01-09-2011 : Walls and Roofs September 2011

Light steel frame building (LSFB) is a well known building method in Australia, the USA and Europe. Read more about it in this article from Walls and Roofs September 2011

02-07-2011 : SA Roofing July-Aug 2011

Read more about the Christiaan Oosthuizen designed game-farm home near Bela Bela in the Limpopo Province.

01-06-2011 : NASH News 2011

Light steel frame building versus natural disasters.

02-02-2011 : LSFB Awards 2011

See all the projects nominated for Steel Awards 2011, as well as the winner.

20-10-2010 : LSFB - Category Nominations

The LSFB industry illustrated what it is capable of achieving when 9 LSFB projects were submitted for the prestigious annual Steel Awards. Unfortunately, there could be only one winner in this category.