bearing wall

Isaac Kremer/ January 14, 2018/ / 0 comments

A wall that supports any vertical load (such as the floor, roof, or ceiling above) in addition to its own weight. A wall that does not support a vertical load is called a nonbearing wall, nonbearing partition, or simply partition. Photo from Edgar Tafel Townhouse, New York City, New York, 2005.(Phillips, 1994)

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