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Commercial for sale in Tatu City
Commercial for sale in Tatu City
Commercial for sale in Tatu City
Commercial for sale in Tatu City
Commercial for sale in Tatu City
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Affordable Commercial Warehouses construction at Tatu City, Ruiru

KSH 200Tatu City
Commercial_property | - Bedrooms |
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TATU City Warehouse Mezzanine Floor, Nairobi.

Somers Engineering was appointed as the post-tensioning specialist for the design and build of a Mezzanine Floor above the Warehouse spanning 15m between supports.

Post-tensioning technology was adopted as a value engineering option as there was a cost saving of 20% on the project. The post-tensioning design of the members resulted in a beam depth of 900mm with a clear span of 15m between supports.

Post-tensioning is a method of prestressing concrete that employs the use high strength steel tendons that are stressed after concrete placement. Post-tensioning allows for the creation of longer, slender spans with fewer supports hence allowing for thinner slabs thereby reducing material quantities and facilitating the design of aesthetically pleasing structures.

Post-tensioning offers direct cost reduction over conventionally reinforced members primarily by reducing concrete and rebar material quantities as well as rebar installation labor. Typically, savings between 10% -20% indirect cost are achieved

Factors contributing to direct cost reduction

• Thinner slab (1/3 of RC alternative) with less reinforcement

• Reduction of material quantities and cost

• Reduction of labor and material handling costs

• Reduced total building height and cladding cost

• Reduction of beams and steps- Simplified and cheaper formwork

• Rapid reuse of formwork- Less formwork needed on Jobsite


Amenities

4 amenities and features.

Perks

  • Parking
  • 24hrs Security
  • CCTV cameras

Other Features

  • Prepaid Electricity

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