2014 BUILDING OF THE YEAR – Residential
This structure represents what we see as the single most up-and-coming trend in post frame. We show this project to new customers frequently and it never fails to impress. It offers the perfect combination of living space, exterior leisure space (under the porch), and shop space for items such as lawn mowers, snow-mobiles, trucks, and tractors.
This Shome™ is a trendsetting structure representing modern country living. It is perfectly situated next to a large pond offering a beautiful view from the porch. The interior loft and balcony is gorgeous. The stained/heated concrete floors are both elegant and warm!
Post frame construction was selected vs. traditional stud wall construction because of the height required, for the easier use of metal siding and roofing, and to allow for a large, heated work shop/storage space.
Dimensions & Details for this Shome®
First Day of Construction: July 15, 2013
Date of Possession: May 23, 2014
Total construction time: 62 days
Size of Building:
Total square footage: 2880
Interior finish description: Impeccably finished living space. Liner metal on shop with storage above work bench.
Post size: 3-ply 2×6
Post spacing: 8′ on-center
Wood preservative type/level: Above ground: .23 MCA
Ground contact: .23 MCA, kiln-dried foundation grade. Post are .60 CCA.
Foundation type (embedded, thickened slab edge, or concrete pier): Posts in ground with insulated trench footing around entire perimeter.
Roof framing (2x trusses, timber trusses, or rafters): Single-ply engineered trusses
Truss/rafter clear span: 40′ clear span
Purlin size, spacing, and orientation (flat or on edge): 2×4 MSR 1650 on edge
Wall girt size, spacing, and orientation (flat or on edge): 2×6 MSR 1650 on edge
Roof sheathing type and thickness: Central States 29-gauge G-90 panel-loc plus w/ Kynar paint