What is Mezzanine?
Mezzanine are semi-permanent structures which are mainly free-standing. It helps to maximize space by creating a partial floor of a building between two actual floors acting as an intermediate floor in a building which is partly open to the double-height ceiling floor below, or which does not extend over the whole floor space of the building.
Mezzanine over the years
Mezzanine was first seen in 1705-1715 period where mezzanine was constructed at the lowest part of the balcony in a theater. Today, industries install mezzanine to save cost for expansion of area by reducing construction time and cost. As most mezzanine is free-standing structure, it is easy to construct and possible to dismantle. With the advancement of technology, mezzanine floors have various options such as wood and tiles to make it more visually appeasing and suitable for different purposes. The installation of mezzanine can be useful in businesses such as an office expansion for new business or even industrial mezzanine for extra storage space It can also be installed for personal uses such as installing a mezzanine in the bomb-shelter for more storage at home.