SA Roofing May 2018 // Issue 100 - Page 16

PROJECTS Masterpiece marries timber with steel Working with different design elements pose many challenges, especially when clients specifically ask for symmetry. Bosazza Roofing and Timber Homes was asked to create this balance at an East London golf estate. By Ntsako Khosa | Photos by Bosazza Roofing and Timber Homes Klip-Lok roof sheeting is fitted throughout the roofs. B osazza Roofing and Timber Homes, a division of Cintsa Thatching CC, was called in to help design Olivewood Private Estate and Golf Course. “In terms of design we were more involved in the practical elements including aesthetics of the exposed truss sections, stainless steel brackets, custom timber posts and finishes. The client’s requirements were a focus on balance between the mortar, metal and timber elements of the construction and consistent attention to detail to create clean finishes,” says Jonathan Bosazza, CEO of Bosazza Roofing. 14 MAY 2018 RESIDENTIAL // COMMERCIAL // INDUSTRIAL Project scope included roofing and ceiling installation of the main house which spans 934m 2 and summer kitchen that spans 145m 2 . Prior to installation, custom material preparation was the first step. “We began by manufacturing all hardwood posts, loose rafters and stainless- steel brackets off-site. Once these were prepared all pre-fabricated trusses were erected and loose rafters positioned,” says Bosazza. “The roofs were insulated with reflective sheeting applied throughout, before purlins were installed running horizontally to the rafters at a spacing of 900mm and 100mm thick bulk insulation laid in the cavities between the purlins,” says Bosazza. Klip-Lok 406 concealed fix roof sheeting was applied to the roof. “The method of installation involved fixing the correct clips to individual purlins with stainless steel screws and applying the roof sheeting in sections, clipping each of the sheets together,” Bosazza explains. Summer kitchen roof Roofing of the summer kitchen opened the project. Situated behind the main residence this semi-outdoor kitchen and entertainment space provides a peaceful