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Architects studio companion SS
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What kind of system should you use for a HIGHLY IRREGULAR BUILDING FORM?
Stuff made on site and made simply:
Site cast concrete
Light framing (wood or metal)
What kind of system should you use for a BUILDING WITH EXPOSED STRUCTURE?
Something fire resistant:
Heavy Timber frame
What kind of system should you use for a layout with IRREGULAR/RANDOM COLUMN PLACEMENT?
Stuff without beams/girders:
Two way flat plate / flat slab
What kind of system should you use for a building with a THIN FLOOR STRUCTURE, say for clearances or for packing more floors in?
Concrete systems without ribs
Flat plate / flat slab
Pretensioned / post tensioned
What kind of system should you use for a building that requires a MINIMAL amount of columns throughout?
And conventional steel frame to an extent.
What kind of system should you use for a building that expects MAJOR LAYOUR CHANGES in the future, including penetration through floors?
Shorter span ONE WAY systems:
Any normal Framing (wood steel)
One way concrete framing / ribs
What kind of system should you use for a building project during SEVERE WEATHER?
Stuff that doesn't depend on the weather for outdoor curing.
Stuff that can be TRUCKED IN from a plant.
What kind of system should you use for a building project with MINIMAL FRAME ERECTION TIME?
Anything premanufactured and/or modular.
Anything that can be trucked in and installed.
Your client wants to quickly erect building with a long span steel system of some kind. What kind of System should you NOT use?
a SPACE FRAME.
All those pieces take a lot of time to assemble.
What kind of system should you use for a 1-2 story building when you want MINIMAL construction time?
-LIGHTWEIGHT and easy to form (platform framing)
-STEEL ONE-WAY. members trucked in and installed quickly
What kind of system should you use for a building of ANY HEIGHT when you want MINIMAL construction time?
STEEL ONE WAY. Trucked in and hoisted up with a crane.
What kind of system should you use for a building where you want to avoid big bulky structural supports like SHEAR WALLS and BRACING?
Any RIGID / MOMENT FRAME system.
Sitecast Concrete frames without any kind of bracing or shear walls
What kind of system should you use when you have softer soil and want to minimize the DEAD LOAD on the foundations?
STEEL or WOOD. Those are LIGHTWEIGHT SYSTEMS.
What kind of system should you use for building with BAD LEVELS OF EARTH SETTLEMENT EXPECTED?
Anything not too MONOLITHIC.
Bolted steel, heavy timber, precast, wood framing
What kind of system should you use for a construction project where you want to keep costs low by LIMITING THE NUMBER OF BUILDING TRADES doing work?
ANY SYSTEM that can complete the ENTIRE CORE and SHELL using ONE MATERIAL. ie:
Concrete: Structure, exterior walls, shafts
Wood: Structure, exterior walls, shafts
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