Timber Frame Design
Designing timber frames is new and confusing to most architects, engineers and designers. Often, we try to work in a rectangular world on a regular grid to keep things simple, but was also introduce curves, octagons and other geometric features to add elegance. Sometimes the best way to embark on a new design is to simple ask what is possible. We are here to help – ask your question!
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We are looking to build an 700-800sq ft. octagon home with a wraparound porch. Because we will use straw bale […]Read More »
I have a silo foundation that has approximately a 22′ inside diameter and approximately a 26′ outside diameter which results […]Read More »
Can you design/fabricate a frame design like the Hermes project in Texas, with the main “bay” being 40′ wide and […]Read More »
I like the Texas Barn and saw additional finished photos on Zuber’s website. My project site is located in Indio, […]Read More »
I’m wondering if you have plans for a very simple timber pavilion that i can build on my own. i’ve […]Read More »
What is the appropriate size of the bottom chord & top chord (timber) for a span of 5.2 meters ( […]Read More »
I love your work … and just had a couple questions. For the most part, I have a frame design […]Read More »
Can A scissor truss be designed an put on the roof of a new house 28 feet wide x 40 […]Read More »
Hi. My name is Cliff Wallace & I am an architectural designer who, is currently in the preliminary planning stages […]Read More »
What Kind of Timber Dimensions and Roof Pitch Would be Comfortable for a 36′ Span and Tennessee Location?
I really like your Modified King Post Truss. What kind of timber dimensions and roof pitch would be comfortable for […]Read More »
I am developing a 2 acre piece of property in the middle of Greenville, SC. The overall feel and look […]Read More »
i am planning to build a italian style farm house with exposed ceiling trusses. i’ve noted that original homes from […]Read More »
I have a general concept of a timber frame building that I would like our park staff to construct. They […]Read More »