KFC Dandenong – Cheltenham Rd, Dandenong

KFC Dandenong stands as a testament to innovation and efficiency in modern construction. Located in Dandenong, Victoria, this project represents a pioneering approach to fast-food restaurant design. Integrating both light gauge steel and structural steel to create a durable structure and achieve architectural excellence.

At the heart of this project is the adoption of Truecore light gauge steel framing. A lightweight yet robust material that offers numerous benefits over traditional building materials. Light gauge steel is known for its strength, versatility, and sustainability, making it an ideal choice for commercial construction projects like KFC Dandenong. Complementing the light gauge steel framing, structural steel elements provide essential support and stability to the building structure. Engineered for strength and durability, structural steel enhances the overall structural integrity of the restaurant. This ensures its longevity and resilience against environmental factors.

Cheltenham Road, Dandenong – Drone Flight 06/09/2023

Advantages of light gauge steel for commercial projects

One of the key advantages of light gauge steel framing is its speed of construction. Unlike traditional building methods that often require extensive on-site fabrication, light gauge steel components are prefabricated off-site to precise specifications. This off-site fabrication process allows for faster assembly on-site, reducing construction timelines and minimising disruptions to surrounding areas. Additionally, Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology played a crucial role in the planning and coordination of these complex steel structures, ensuring seamless integration and efficient construction processes.

Sketchfab render (BIM) of KFC Dandenong

Integration of light gauge and structural steel

The integration of light gauge steel and structural steel allows for unparalleled design flexibility, enabling architects and designers to realise their vision while meeting stringent structural requirements. In the case of the KFC Dandenong project, this combination of materials facilitated the incorporation of modern design elements, creating a visually striking and contemporary restaurant that stands out in its surroundings.

Moreover, the use of light gauge steel and structural steel underscores the project’s commitment to sustainability. Both materials are recyclable and contribute to reducing the project’s environmental footprint, aligning with contemporary construction practices that prioritise eco-friendly solutions.

Finished Build – KFC Dandenong

The KFC Dandenong project exemplifies the successful integration of light gauge steel and structural steel in commercial construction. By leveraging the unique strengths of these materials and utilising BIM technology, the project demonstrates how modern construction techniques can deliver high-quality, visually stunning buildings in a cost-effective and efficient manner. Achieving structural excellence, architectural innovation, and environmental sustainability in harmony.

Light Gauge Steel Manufacturer Dynamic Steel Frame

Head Contractor AMS Constructions

Architect – BDAI

Phone: 03 9701 7342
Email: sales@dynamicsteelframe.com.au