This overview summarizes non-combustible steel framing using mineral fiber insulation board including the advantages and disadvantages of this construction strategy. Complex two dimensional heat flow analysis and one-dimensional hygrothermal modeling were used to determine moisture related durability risks for analysis.
Anton Construction & Consultancy Agency has worked out the steel and concrete construction for 2 cube houses in Utrecht. Because the steel structure remains in the house, attention has been paid to the connections. One dwelling is, in consultation with residents, even designed without stability links.