Steel structuresvsTraditional construction
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Furthermore there is less waste of materials, which increases the cleanliness and organization of the site.
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Also if necessary it is easy to perform an enlargement or a reduction of any type of space, since all structural elements are connected by high-strength bolts.
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Steel is a recyclable material, unlike concrete, which in terms of sustainability
is excellent. Another feature that is also important is safety, particularly on the level of seismic behavior. The structure is composed of profiles that are bolted together, which make the structure more flexible when compared with the structures in reinforced concrete. In an extreme case, as under the effect of an earthquake, the buildings may be damaged but do not collapse, which translates into greater safety for its occupants.