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Concrete columns

  1. Jun 23, 2015 #1
    This is regarding a building a house with 3 floors. I have seen some masons are first do the concrete structure and then they do the brick structure.
    But I have seen some do the basement first and do the bricks first and in between they keep a space for columns and they pour concrete mixture in between the walls to do the columns.

    Which one is good? and why?
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  3. Jun 23, 2015 #2


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    Welcome to the PF.

    What country are you in? What do your local building codes say about this type of construction? :smile:
  4. Jun 24, 2015 #3


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    Each has it's place. Your construction team must evaluate which process would be best for you.
  5. Jun 27, 2015 #4


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    In which case, are you referring to the bricks that are used as a fa├žade for the building exterior and have no load bearing capacity.
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