The external face of a structure
A semicircular transom window over a door or window
A wide horizontal board, which is fixed to the lower ends of the roof rafters and usually supports the guttering as well as the outside edge of boxed eaves
A preformed gutter which is fixed to the rafters and also doubles as a fascia
A method of joining timbers end to end to form a longer member
Gypsum plaster cast in sheets, which is reinforced with sisal or fibreglass fibres
The final statement prepared prior to the handover of completed projects showing all costs incurred, all monies paid and money still owing.
Decorative finish at the top of the gable
A strip of impervious material (such as galvanised iron, lead or aluminium) dressed or fitted to cover a joint or cavity where water would otherwise penetrate.
An uninterrupted series of steps between floors or between a floor and a landing
Wooden boards used as flooring and nailed to floor joints, usually tongue and grooved for strength and draught resistance.
A structural framework supporting the floor consisting of bearers and joists
A member to which the flooring is fixed, usually supported by bearers
Floor space ratio:
The area of a buildings floor space divided by the area of the site. Many councils use this to determine the overall size of your development.
That part of a construction designed to transfer loads to the foundation, usually constructed of reinforced concrete or masonry units.
The natural or built-up formation of soil, sub-soil or rock upon which a building or structure is supported.
Continuous band of decorative panelling under edge of the veranda or decorative panel around the top of the wall
Full brick construction/ Cavity brick construction:
A method of construction in which external or internal brick walls support the roof and ceiling structure. The external wall is generally made of two brick leaves (or skins) with a cavity between them.